Article 26 — Practitioners in procedures concerning restructuring, insolvency and discharge of debt
- Member States shall ensure that:
- practitioners appointed by a judicial or administrative authority in procedures concerning restructuring, insolvency and discharge of debt (practitioners) receive suitable training and have the necessary expertise for their responsibilities;
- the conditions for eligibility, as well as the process for the appointment, removal and resignation of practitioners are clear, transparent and fair;
- in appointing a practitioner for a particular case, including cases with cross-border elements, due consideration is given to the practitioner's experience and expertise, and to the specific features of the case; and
- in order to avoid any conflict of interest, debtors and creditors have the opportunity to either object to the selection or appointment of a practitioner or request the replacement of the practitioner.
- The Commission shall facilitate the sharing of best practices between Member States with a view to improving the quality of training across the Union, including by means of the exchange of experiences and capacity building tools.