Conference on Preventive Restructuring in Europe

About this event

Date and time
17 Apr 2024 14:00 - 18 Apr 2024 15:00
Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius (Lithuania)

2024 marks the quinquennial of the Preventive Restructuring Directive 2019/1023 (PRD 2019). The CERIL Executive is pleased to announce that on this occasion the forthcoming CERIL international conference, scheduled for Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 April 2024, will focus on:

Preventive Restructuring in Europe

The PRD at five: from Policy to Practice

Five years after its adoption, most EU Member States have implemented the PRD 2019, while also inspiring reforms in several other European countries.

Drawing on restructuring experiences gained in the last years, this conference reviews key aspects of the new restructuring frameworks. In addition, it explores the resilience of the restructuring frameworks in times of economic and geopolitical uncertainties.

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The preliminary program is as follows 

14:00 – 18.00


Wednesday 17 April 2024: Preventive Restructuring in Europe - Part 1

Day Chair: Prof. Reinout Vriesendorp

Keynote address on the PRD 2019 and its implementation
Miha Žebre


This day will be concluded with a conference dinner, which will be free of charge.

09:00 15:00

Thursday 18 April 2024: Preventive Restructuring in Europe - Part 2

Day Chair: Prof. Ignacio Tirado

Keynote address on the resilience of European restructuring frameworks in times of economic and geopolitical uncertainties
Catherine Bridge Zoller




 Regular attendee

EUR 200

 CERIL Ordinary Conferees

EUR 150

 CERIL Judicial and Academic Conferees + Research Associates

EUR 50**

 Full time judges and academics

EUR 50**

* Registration includes the full conference including a conference dinner.
** In case of no show, a fixed fee of EUR 100 will apply.

Venue and Accommodation

Conference venue
The Conference will take place at the Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) in Vilnius, Lithuania.

Travel to Vilnius

  • The city centre is 15-20 minutes away by taxi or bus from Vilnius Airport.
    For a bus: take the 3G bus (from the Airport station ('Oro uostas') to the city centre (stations: 'Juozo Tumo-Vaizganto' or 'Zaliasis tiltas'). Alternative busses numbers 1, 2 and 88.
  • The conference venue is 25 minutes away by taxi from Vilnius Airport.

Hotel accommodation
It is recommended to stay in a hotel in the city centre of Vilnius. For commuting to and from the conference venue, there will be a bus service (more information follows). For hotel accommodation:

  1. Recommended hotel: Radisson Collection Astorija Hotel - limited rooms at a special conference fee of EUR 84 (incl. breakfast) are available between 16-19 April 2024. To be booked here.
  2. Alternative hotels: Courtyard by Marriott Vilnius City Center | ibis Vilnius Centre | Holiday Inn Vilnius
Conference on Preventive Restructuring in Europe

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