Consultation on the future of European Insolvency Law
- Civil Justice
Who can reply to this consultation?
All citizens, organisations and public authorities are welcome to contribute to this consultation
Period of consultation
From 30 March to 21 June 2012
Purpose of the consultation
The Commission has put the revision of Regulation (EC) No 1346/2000 on insolvency proceedings in its Work Programme for 2012. The revision is one of the measures in the field of "Justice for Growth" set out in the Commission's Action Plan implementing the Stockholm Programme.
This consultation gives interested parties the opportunity to present their views on the future of European insolvency law. Your answers to this consultation will help the Commission to determine whether and how the existing legal framework should be improved and modernized.
How to submit your contribution
This consultation can be filled out online; you also have the possibility to upload a document with comments at the end of the questionnaire. Alternatively replies can be submitted electronically to the address indicated below. It is not necessary to answer all questions (with the exception of the background information). All contributions will be published on the website of the European Commission, provided that respondents clearly identify themselves. Please read the specific privacy statement attached to this consultation for information on how your personal data and contribution will be dealt with.
View the consultation document
Reference documents and other related consultations
- Regulation (EC) No 1346/2000 on insolvency proceedings
- Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 583/2011 amending the lists of insolvency proceedings, winding-up proceedings and liquidators in Annexes A, B and C to Regulation (EC) No 1346/2000 on insolvency proceedings and codifying Annexes A, B and C to that Regulation
- Review of the Small Business Act
- Report of the European Parliament of 17 October 2011 with recommendations to the Commission on Insolvency Proceedings in the context of EU company law
- Printable version of the questionnaire
Responsible service: DG Justice, Unit A1 – Civil Justice Policy
Postal address: European Commission, Directorate-general Justice
Unit A 1 Civil Justice Policy - Secretariat
Rue Montoyer 59, 2/74 1049 BRUSSELS, Belgium
Data Protection Disclaimer
Incoming contributions will be published on the Commission website. It is possible to request that submissions remain confidential. In this case, contributors should expressly state in their submission that they oppose publication.
For further information on privacy rulings for this public consultation see the following Specific Privacy Statement.