Remigijus Jokubauskas Marek Świerczyński


This article focuses on the coordination of main and secondary insolvency proceedings in cross-border insolvency cases. The authors analyse how main and secondary insolvency proceedings should be coordinated in different aspects of these proceedings, namely: the opening of insolvency proceedings, the exercise of creditors’ rights, and the treatment of the debtor’s assets. The procedural peculiarities of the opening of secondary insolvency proceedings are also discussed. The article also examines how insolvency practitioners and courts in parallel cross-border insolvency proceedings should coordinate their actions to ensure proper response to the debtor’s insolvency problems. Moreover, the authors assess the relevant case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union and whether is compatible with the goal of effective cross-border insolvency proceedings