List of EU member states and official languages for R&I lawyers
List of EU member states and official languages for R&I lawyers

The following Restructuring & Insolvency guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • List of EU member states and official languages for R&I lawyers
  • Brexit impact
  • Introduction
  • Status of Gibraltar

Brexit impact

As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. References to exit day in many Brexit SIs are to be read as reference to IP completion day (Implementation Period completion day, defined in clause 39 as 31 December 2020 at 11.00 pm) (unless that provision is expressly disapplied by the SI in question). For further details, see News Analysis: Brexit—impact of the Withdrawal Agreement and European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020 for R&I lawyers and Brexit Bulletin—key updates, research tips and resources. For further details, see Practice Note: Brexit—impact on Recast Regulation on Insolvency.

Introduction

The Recast Regulation on Insolvency, Regulation (EU) 848/2015 (Recast Regulation on Insolvency), is by its very nature, binding and directly applicable to all European Union (EU) Member States, with the exception of Denmark (which decided not to participate in this regulation). The EU Member States are:

Country Official language Date joined EU
Austria German 1995