The Community of Practice on Insolvency held its first conference on "The treatment of Shareholders' Rights in the Insolvency of Companies" on June 23, 2016 in Rome, Italy. The conference was jointly organised by the Bank of Italy and the University of Florence. Seven hours of continuing legal education credits were requested at the Council of the Bar Association of Rome.
The conference was the first of a series of public events aimed at disseminating and discussing the results of a research project co-led by the Bank of Italy, the IBA and the World Bank on the treatment of shareholders in insolvency procedures. Information and documentation concerning this project may be found here.