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Court of Justice rules corporate restructuring proceedings are outside scope of recast Brussels Regulation (Peter Valach v Waldviertel Sparkasse Bank AG)

Court of Justice rules corporate restructuring proceedings are outside scope of recast Brussels Regulation (Peter Valach v Waldviertel Sparkasse Bank AG)
Published on: 12 January 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Court of Justice rules corporate restructuring proceedings are outside scope of recast Brussels Regulation (Peter Valach v Waldviertel Sparkasse Bank AG)
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  • To what extent is the judgment helpful in clarifying the law in this area?

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Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: The First Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (Court of Justice) has had to consider whether a set of proceedings connected with an insolvency fall within the scope of Brussels I recast (EU) 1215/2012. Stefan Ramel of Guildhall Chambers, who has a specialist insolvency practice, comments on what lessons can be learned from this case and considers the wider implications for these types of cases. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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