Bankruptcy: Failure or opportunity?

Location: Library & Learning Center Ceremonial Hall 1 and YouTube livestream Starting on 27 October 2021 at 18:00 WU matters. WU talks.
Type Lecture
Organizer WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) Marketing & Communications

Developments – Current topics – A look ahead

This event is organized by the Department of Private Law

The coronavirus pandemic is not just a public health crisis, it is also an economic crisis with far-reaching effects. Lockdowns, curfews, and bottlenecks in production and delivery emptied the coffers of many companies. For some, bankruptcy is the only option. Is Austria’s bankruptcy law well equipped to handle this insolvency wave? Where are its limits? We will be discussing current developments and perspectives in Austrian bankruptcy law in the context of the international discourse.


Georg Kodek, Head of the Department of Private Law, Vienna University of Economics and Business

Moderated by:

Lena Werderitsch, Teaching and Research Associate at the Department of Private Law, Vienna University of Economics and Business

Video livestream starting at 6:00pm

livestream starting at 6:00pm

Video One on One with...

One on One with...

Georg Kodex & Lena Werderitsch

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