Confidentiality, Secrecy and Privilege in Corporate Insolvency and Bank Resolution

Confidentiality, Secrecy and Privilege in Corporate Insolvency and Bank Resolution
  • Author(s): Bob Wessels and Shuai Guo
  • ISBN Book: 978-94-6236-167-6, #1 edition
  • ISBN E-Book: 978-90-5931-794-9, #1 edition
  • Year of publication: 2020
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This book examines confidentiality, secrecy and privilege issues in insolvency proceedings for corporates and banks. It attempts to fill the gap that the authors have identified. Bankruptcy and insolvency legal research, in particular, seem to lack clear definitions, incomplete laws and cases with respect to the application of these three themes in corporate insolvency and bank resolution proceedings. Moreover, there are still inconsistent views and opinions of judicial authorities across different jurisdictions about these topics. The study deliberately has a focused aim by arranging a unique collection of rules and court cases, approached from different perspectives of relevant stakeholders. It provides a mapping exercise with sources and commentary aimed at practitioners and scholars of insolvency law, which will come to more light and depth in legal environments that in themselves present a legal framework. Also, this book will serve as a preliminary research for additional research projects and other publications.

Information about the author(s)

Prof. Bob Wessels is Emeritus Professor of International Insolvency Law, University of Leiden, Leiden Law School, the Netherlands. Prior to this Leiden chair appointment (2007-2014), he was Professor of Civil and Commercial Law, Vrije University, in Amsterdam (1988-2008).

Shuai Guo, LLM, is a PhD candidate at Leiden University. He holds an LLB (2013) and an LLM (2016) from China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL).

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Author(s) Bob Wessels and Shuai Guo
ISBN Book 978-94-6236-167-6,#1 edition
ISBN E-Book 978-90-5931-794-9,#1 edition
Publication date 24 november 2020
Number of pages 228 Pages
Series European and International Insolvency Law Studies
Brand Eleven
Subject(s) Business and Commercial Law, European Law
Language English

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