Date:
6th December 2019

Place:
The Łazarski University in Warsaw, Świeradowska 43, room 58, ground floor

Institute for Bankruptcy, Restructuring Law & Insolvency Research together with the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznań are pleased to invite you to participate in the conference:

We improve restructuring

Public, nationwide debate about restructuring and bankruptcy and the implementation of the Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on preventive restructuring frameworks, second chance and measures to increase the efficiency of restructuring, insolvency and discharge procedures

 

On June 6, 2019 the EU Council adopted the Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on preventive restructuring frameworks, second chance and measures to increase the efficiency of restructuring, insolvency and discharge procedures. After the publication of the Directive, Member States will have two years to implement it into national law. On this occasion, it will be possible to make some amendments to the Act of 15 May 2015. - Restructuring law.

The conference is the launch of a public nationwide debate on restructuring and bankruptcy. One of its goals is to identify areas that need legislative adjustment.

We cordially invite you to participate in the conference.

We also invite you to submit proposals for changes in the Restructuring Law at

kontakt@restrukturyzacja-konferencja.pl

The proposals submitted will be forwarded to the Speakers and discussed during the conference.

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the conference

PhD Anna Hrycaj Prof. of Łazarski University

PhD Patryk Filipiak

AGENDA

9:30 - 10:00

Registration

10:00 - 11.30

Panel I: Restructuring of enterprises – the significance of the restructuring law for the European Union

Moderator – PhD Patryk Filipiak, Adam Mickiewicz University

1.      What will change in the Restructuring Law, ie the scope of regulations and the minimum scope of implementation of the Directive on preventive restructuring frameworks – MA Diana Dudek, PhD student at Institute for Bankruptcy, Restructuring Law & Insolvency Research, Lazarski University

2.      Assessment of the solutions adopted in the Directive and their impact on the legislation of the Member States – Poland – MA Emil Szczepanik, the Ministry of Justice

3.      Assessment of the solutions adopted in the Directive and their impact on the legislation of the Member States – Lithuania– dr Laura Kirileviciute, Vilnius University

4.      Assessment of the solutions adopted in the Directive and their impact on the legislation of the Member States – the Czech Republic – Klára Vítková, Eva Smetanová, the Ministry of Justice of Czech Republic

11:30 - 12:00

Break

12:00 – 13:30

Panel II: Implementation of the Directive to the Polish legal order

Moderator - PhD Joanna Kruczalak-Jankowska, Prof. of the University of Gdańsk

1.      Early warning systems against insolvency – Katarzyna Gierczak-Grupińska, Eleni Tzoka - Stecka, Family Businesses Foundation

2.      Suspension of enforcement actions and prohibition of terminating key contracts - PhD Patryk Filipiak, Faculty of Law and Administration AMU

3.       Restructuring plans - arrangement proposals - arrangement – PhD Aleksander Witosz, Prof. of the Economy University of Katowice

4.      Protection of new financing, transitional financing and other transactions related to restructuring - Anna Markowska, the Vice director of the Restructuring Department of mBank

13:30 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 16:00

Panel III: How to improve the restructuring law?

Moderator – PhD Anna Hrycaj, Prof. of the Łazarski University

1.      Announcements regarding the change process of the Restructuring Law

a)      Monitoring of proceedings in the field of restructuring, bankruptcy and debt write off - a research project of the Institute of Justice and the Institute for Bankruptcy, Restructuring Law & Insolvency Research of the Łazarski University - MA Bartosz Sierakowski, PhD student at Institute for Bankruptcy, Restructuring Law & Insolvency Research, Lazarski University

b)      Electronisation of bankruptcy and restructuring proceedings – PhD Anna Hrycaj, Prof. of the Łazarski University

c)      Organization of the judiciary and the role of the supervision service of the Ministry of Justice in restructuring and bankruptcy cases – MA Emil Szczepanik, Ministry of Justice

2.      What else is worth changing in the Restructuring Law (ineffectiveness, bodies of proceedings, the possibility of moving from fast agreement proceedings to agreement proceedings, justification of the provisions, others) – speech prepared by PhD students of the Institute for Bankruptcy, Restructuring Law & Insolvency Research on the basis of proposals for changes sent by conference participants - Bartosz Sierakowski, Diana Dudek, Jakub Majewski, Marta Krzyśków-Szymkowicz

3.      Discussion about changes in the Restructuring Law with:

a)      PhD Joanna Kruczalak-Jankowska, Prof. of the University of Gdańsk

b)      PhD Andrzej Torbus, Prof. of the Śląski Univercity

c)      attorney-at-law Kazimierz Jeleński

d)      attorney-at-law Piotr Zimmerman

e)      judge PhD Piotr Kędzierski

f)       judge Agnieszka Stańczak-Kujawska

g)      restructuring advisor Jerzy Sławek

 

Detailed information about the conference:

registration:

https://restrukturyzacja-konferencja.pl/

Organizers

Technical organizer

Media patronage