Stefan Ramel considers “Future-proofing against Brexit in insolvency cases” December 2016


As the UK Government goes into battle in the Supreme Court on Brexit, Stefan Ramel ponders the consequences of Brexit from an insolvency perspective.

As far back as the 18th century European Nations have aspired to address problems of cross-border debt. Indeed, one of the first reported treaties between nations in Europe which contained provisions on insolvency was concluded on 9 May 1715. The parties to it were France and the Catholic Swiss Cantons and the Canton of Valais. It was known as the Treaty of Alliance. Under the treaty, a Swiss debtor fleeing to France to avoid or defraud his creditors could nonetheless be pursued in France.

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Over the coming weeks the Guildhall Insolvency team will be releasing a series of technical articles, which we hope will be of interest to insolvency practitoners. 

As well as being on our webiste, they will also be released via our new twitter account – please follow us on Guildhall Insolvency @GH_Insol.


Stefan Ramel

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