Unpacking the pre-pack: Een onderzoek naar de gevolgen van een doorstart

Translated title of the contribution: Unpacking the pre-pack: A study into the consequences of a business sale in administration

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    Abstract

    In this book, Steffie analyzes the legal normative framework of the pre-pack, including the changes proposed by the legislative proposal WCO I. The central question in this study is whether a pre-packaged administration leads to different outcomes compared to a more traditional administration involving a going concern sale. On the basis of a number of criticisms and success factors of the prepack, she investigates the application of the pre-pack in practice, making a (statistical) comparison between the consequences of a pre-pack sale and a more traditional business sale in administration. The results from the empirical research offer relevant insights for both literature and (legal) practice and may contribute to the evaluation of the pre-pack in practice and the current WCO I, especially since both the pre-pack and the WCO I have been called into question in response to the judgment of the European Court regarding the Estro-case. This book can provide clarity about whether the pre-pack is worth fighting for.
    Translated title of the contributionUnpacking the pre-pack: A study into the consequences of a business sale in administration
    Original languageDutch
    PublisherCelsus juridische uitgeverij
    Number of pages172
    ISBN (Print)978-90-8863-244-0
    Publication statusPublished - Feb 2019

    Keywords

    • pre-pack
    • Estro
    • WCO I
    • Wet continuïteit Ondernemingen
    • doorstart
    • Smallsteps

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