HOW FRENCH BANKRUPTCY LAW HAS FAILED TO ADAPT TO THE EVOLUTION OF THE ECONOMY AND FINANCE
Chairman and co-founder of the Institute Rules for Growth / Droit et Croissance, a French Think Tank, Sophie Vermeille is a French qualified lawyer in restructuring and corporate law at DLA Piper in Paris and previously worked at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Weil, Gotshal & Manges and Clifford Chance. She is also a Lecturer at Sciences Po Paris, HEC Paris II and Paris II University (Panthéon Assas) and a Ph.D. candidate in the law and economics department of Paris II University, where she is about to finish a Ph.D. on economics of insolvency law. She holds a Master degree in Business Law from Paris II University and a Master degree from King’s College London.
Sophie Vermeille has closely worked with the French government in order to promote an overhaul of French insolvency law.
She has published numerous articles demonstrating the insufficiency of French law, particularly with respect to insolvency. Some of them are available in English on ssrn (www.ssrn.com).
- House of Finance, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Campus Westend, Grüneburgplatz 1, 60323, Frankfurt am Main
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