European Restructuring & Insolvency tool

Comparing regimes across Europe

The impact of the global pandemic, the effects of Brexit and rapid changes to restructuring frameworks in many European jurisdictions means that understanding the differences and similarities in restructuring, insolvency and enforcement across Europe has never been more important.

Our pan-European comparative tool allows you to compare the restructuring and insolvency regimes across 23 jurisdictions covering topics such as:

  • Types of security.
  • Enforcement of security.
  • Pre-insolvency proceedings (including preventive restructurings).
  • Insolvency proceedings.
  • Antecedent transactions/clawback claims.
  • Director liability.
  • Termination of contracts.
  • Recognition of foreign insolvency proceedings.

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • England and Wales
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Italy
  • Luxembourg
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Romania
  • Scotland
  • Slovakia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine

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Important information


The results provided by any use of this European Restructuring & Insolvency Tool are  based on the position as at 1 September 2021 and are provided for general information only. The use of the comparison tool does not create any solicitor/client relationship or duty of care. The results do not constitute legal or professional advice and should not be relied on as such advice or as a substitute for obtaining such advice, in any circumstance. You should obtain professional legal advice specific to your situation and should not take or refrain from, any action on the basis of the information obtained through use of the European Restructuring & Insolvency Tool.

Taylor Wessing (which includes all Taylor Wessing Firms) makes no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the European Restructuring & Insolvency Tool or the information obtained from your use of it is accurate, complete or up to date.  Taylor Wessing has no obligation to update the European Restructuring & Insolvency Tool and accepts no responsibility or liability to any person in respect of anything done or not done by that person or any third party in reliance, whether sole or partial, upon the comparison tool, its content or any of the comparisons generated by the comparison tool.