This is the third in a series of online events considering the policy response to COVID-19 related business distress. The series is part of a broader project, COVID-19, public policy and commercial law, funded by the COVID-19 Research Response Fund.

This event will focus on the policy response in France. Three speakers will reflect on the French policy response to COVID-19 induced insolvency, identifying which aspects of the policy response worked well, and which less well, and discussing the ways in which the pandemic may permanently alter the French insolvency and restructuring landscape.

The event will be chaired by Prof. Geneviève Helleringer (Oxford Law; Essec Business School). An introduction to the project will be given by Kristin van Zwieten, followed by talks by our three speakers, who are:

The event is open to the public, but you will need to register to attend, and places are limited. Register here. Please note that the event will be recorded and the recording made available online afterwards.

The event will begin promptly at 5pm London time / 6pm Paris time and finish within 90 minutes. 

A recording of the first event in this series, on the policy response in Germany, is available here. The second, on the policy response in the UK, is available here.