March 2017

INSOL Quadrennial Congress – Offshore Day, 2017

Sophia Rolle-Kaposouzoglou presented on:

“Universalism is dead” – a debate: Progress towards a “universalist” approach to dealing with cross-border insolvency has suffered some notable setbacks in the last 2 years. However, the need to be able to have effective and efficient mechanisms for dealing with cross-border structures has arguably never been higher. There is increasing regulatory, governmental and academic interest in the area, with work taking place on model laws for cross-border groups at the same time as the existing laws designed to promote universalism are under review or revision. Is universalism dead, or the model for the future? A review of the current position was followed by a lively debate between those for and against the concept.

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