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Robert van Galen, partner in our Restructuring and Insolvency team, published his book: An Introduction to European Insolvency Law.

The book provides an introduction to the European legislation concerning insolvency and deals within the European Insolvency Regulation and three directives. The book offers practitioners and scholars an accessible and highly readable overview of European insolvency law.

Robert van Galen (1957) has been involved in many international restructurings, and is an active litigator. He has been admitted to the bar of the Dutch Supreme Court and has litigated a sizable number of important insolvency cases with that court and the European Court of Justice. Robert is fellow and international director of the American College of Bankruptcy and former president of both INSOL Europe and the Dutch insolvency lawyers association INSOLAD. He is a member of the experts group advising the European Commission on new legislation and represents the Netherlands in UNCITRAL Working Group V.

More information about the book can be found here. Over 600 copies will be sent to designated contacts at referral firms predominantly in the USA. A limited number of additional copies are available to our clients. Requests will be handled on a first-come first-served basis. Please send your request to Adri Tijdeman at

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