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ABI Releases Third Edition of European Union Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings

Contact: John Hartgen
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December 9, 2009 Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute has released the European Union Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings, An Introductory Analysis: Third Editionto reflect recent case law and modifications to the EU Insolvency Regulation. Written by Prof. Bob Wessels of University of Leiden Law School in the Netherlands, this book covers jurisdictional issues, 'winding-up' procedures such as the appointment of a liquidator, recognition of judgments, creditors' rights and other provisions. European Union Regulation on Insolvency Proceedingsis an invaluable resource for professionals who find themselves increasingly involved in cross-border insolvency cases.

Members of the press interested in interviewing the author should contact John Hartgen at 703-894-5935 or
[email protected]. The 184-page softbound European Union Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings, An Introductory Analysis: Third Edition($25 ABI members; $45 non-members) at ABI's Online Bookstore. Click here to order.


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