Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)
Business failure and new beginning - reference documents
Overcoming the stigma of business failure - implementing the EU's growth and jobs strategy
Measures to remove the barriers to entrepreneurs starting afresh after having gone bankrupt.
Regulation 1346/2000 on insolvency proceedings
Jurisdiction for opening cross-border insolvency proceedings and recognition of judgments delivered.
- Directive 2002/74 on the protection of employees in insolvency cases
- Directive 2001/17 on reorganising and winding-up insurance companies
- Guidelines on government aid for rescuing and restructuring firms in difficulty
- Directive 2001/24 on reorganising and winding up credit institutions