The Conference of European Restructuring and Insolvency Law (CERIL) acts as an independent non-profit think tank committed to the improvement of legal and practice frameworks at national and European levels. In September CERIL issued its first statement.
On 14 August 2017, the High Court of Singapore decided on the issue of whether the membership of the Singapore Island Country Club was subject to seizure and sale, in order to satisfy a court judgment to pay damages.
On 28 June 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada decided that a Canadian court can issue an injunction order against Google Inc. to de-index certain websites even when Google is not a party to the underlying dispute and the order has extraterritorial effect.
Several plaintiffs brought a claim against Uber Kenya Ltd concerning online contracts concluded with Uber BV which is established in the Netherlands. On 30 March 2017 the High Court of Kenya ruled on whether such a lawsuit could be tried in Kenya.
The EC Directive on “preventive restructuring frameworks" provides for pre-insolvency rescue measures that need a specialist court, to be staffed with judges experienced in international commercial insolvency practice, to become successful.