26th Annual IBA Global Insolvency and Restructuring Conference

28 Nov - 30 Nov 2021

Session information

Retail and insolvency : recent experiences, problems and potential solutions in the framework of the new EU Directive 2019/1023 and other cross-border and local regulation

Monday 29 November (1415 - 1715)


Insolvency Section (Lead)


An overview of several recent experiences in various jurisdictions regarding the insolvency and restructuring of retail chains and other retailers. A successful restructuring often depends on whether the jurisdiction concerned has the appropriate legal tools to deal with landlords, suppliers, workforce, etc. Will the new EU Directive  2019 / 1023 help in providing those tools?


Senthil Alagar Grant Thornton UK LLP, London, England
Hanneke De Coninck Florent , Amsterdam, Netherlands
Gordon Hollerin Harper Macleod, Glasgow, Scotland; Publications Officer, Insolvency Section
Blair Nimmo Interpath Advisory, Edinburgh, Scotland