After Centros: Creditor protection in Europe at the crossroads of company law, insolvency law and general civil law

Type Research Project

Duration Dec. 1, 2000 - Dec. 31, 2005

  • Civil Law and Civil Procedure I (Bollenberger) AB (Details)


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  • Bachner, Thomas (Details) Project Head

Abstract (German)

Das Projekt untersucht die Rechtsordnungen Englands, Deutschlands und Österreichs. Gläubigerschutz in einem umfassenden Sinn beinhaltet alle damit zusammenhängenden Institutionen des Gesellschafts- und Insolvenzrechts sowie Aspekte des Vertragsrechts, Schadenersatzrechts und der Kreditbesicherung.

Abstract (English)

The study compares the laws of England, Germany and Austria. Creditor protection in a comprehensive sense includes relevant institutions of company law and insolvency law as well as aspects of contract law, tort law and secured credit transactions.


Journal article

2006 Bachner, Thomas, Schacherreiter, Judith. 2006. Das rechtliche Schicksal einer Limited nach der Löschung im Heimatregister. Zeitschrift für Gesellschafts- und Steuerrecht 295-301. (Details)
2004 Bachner, Thomas. 2004. Wrongful Trading - A New European Model for Creditor Protection?. European Business Organization Law Review 2004, 293-319 (Details)
  Bachner, Thomas. 2004. Wrongful trading before the English High Court: Re Continental Assurance Company of London plc (Singer v. Beckett). European Business Organization Law Review, 195-200 (Details)
2003 Bachner, Thomas. 2003. Freedom of Establishment for Companies: A Great Leap Forward. Cambridge Law Journal, 47-50 (Details)

Chapter in edited volume

2006 Bachner, Thomas. 2006. Gläubigerschutz durch Insolvenzrecht in England. In Das Kapital der Aktiengesellschaft in Europa (ZGR-Sonderheft 17), Hrsg. Marcus Lutter, 526-574. Berlin: De Gruyter. (Details)
  Bachner, Thomas. 2006. Creditor protection through insolvency law in England. In Legal Capital in Europe, ECFR Special Volume 1, Hrsg. Lutter, Marcus, 427-479. Berlin: De Gruyter. (Details)


2006 Bachner, Thomas. 2006. Creditor Protection in Private Companies - Anglo-German Perspectives after Centros. Dissertation, University of Cambridge. (Details)



  • creditor protection