A city at the cross roads hosts an industry at the cross roads

The European Commission’s (EC) wish to create a pan-European ‘rescue culture’ has been closely aided by INSOL Europe. No wonder the technical programme for INSOL Europe’s October conference was titled ‘A new European approach to insolvency?’ The meeting was presided over by Catherine Ottaway, this year’s President of INSOL Europe, and she had no hesitation in summing it up: “We held the conference in Istanbul, the bridge between Europe and Asia. As an organisation, that is what we aim to be: a bridge between different parts of the insolvency and restructuring community.