Rescue of Business in Europe
Part I edited by European Law Institute, Part II edited by Bob Wessels, Stephan Madaus, and Gert-Jan Boon
Part I edited by European Law Institute, Part II edited by Bob Wessels, Emeritus Professor of International Insolvency Law, University of Leiden, Stephan Madaus, Professor of Insolvency Law, Civil Law, and Civil Procedure, Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, and Gert-Jan Boon
Bob Wessels is Professor Emeritus of International Insolvency Law at the University of Leiden (The Netherlands). He held that chair from 2007-2014. He has been Professor of Commercial Law at the Vrije University Amsterdam from 1988-2008. He has over 40 years of experience as an independent legal counsel and arbitrator, provided expert evidence for cases in Belgium, Greece, Ireland, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and USA, and acted as consultant to the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. From 1987-2016 he has been a Deputy Justice at the Court of Appeal (The Hague, The Netherlands). He is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, member of the American Law Institute and the European Law Institute, Honorary Member of INSOL Europe and Chairman of the Conference of European Restructuring and Insolvency Law (CERIL). Since 2010 he has been Expert Counsel to the European Commission in matters of restructuring and insolvency.
Stephan Madaus is a Professor at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (Germany), where he teaches German, European and international insolvency law as well as contract and tort law. He is a member of the International Insolvency Institute and a Founding Member of the Executive of the Conference of European Restructuring and Insolvency Law (CERIL). In 2017 he was mandated (with two colleagues) by the German Ministry of Justice to evaluate the 2012 reform of the German Insolvency Code. He has published in prominent legal journals in Germany, Europe and beyond, including a treatise on the fundamental and doctrinal nature of rescue plans entitled Der Insolvenzplan.
Gert-Jan Boon is a researcher at the departments of Business Studies and Company Law, Leiden Law School (University of Leiden, The Netherlands). Before, he has finished masters in Marketing (Free University Amsterdam, The Netherlands) and in Corporate Law (University of Leiden, The Netherlands). He conducts research in the field of restructuring and insolvency. His research has a strong European/ international character and focuses, in particular, on international legal instruments in the area of restructuring and insolvency. He has participated in multiple international research projects and is, among others, a Fellow of the European Law Institute, member of INSOL Europe, and member of the Business and Liability Research Network at the Leiden Law School.
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