Legislation and Statistics


Council regulation (EC) No 1346/2000 of 29 May 2000 on insolvency proceedings:

Regulation (EU) 2015/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 20 May 2015 on insolvency proceedings:

Commission Recommendation of 12 March 2014 on a new approach to business failure and insolvency:

Proposal for a 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 and amending Directive 2012/30/EU:



Italian Insolvency Act


INSOLAD website:

Netherlands Association for Comparative and International Insolvency Law (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Rechtsvergelijkend en Internationaal Insolventierecht (NVRII) website:

Introduction to the Dutch insolvency law, provided by The Dutch Judicial System (De Rechtspraak):

General introductory information on Dutch Insolvency Law, provided by the Dutch Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland):  

Unofficial translation of the Dutch Bankruptcy Act (Faillissementswet):

Unofficial translation of the Dutch Civil Code (Burgerlijk Wetboek):


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