• List of Abbreviations
  • A. Introduction<br< I. Harmonisation of enforcement proceedings in Europe
  • 1. Structural differences between the national procedures
  • 2. Comparative research on enforcement proceedings
  • 3. Territoriality as a guiding principle
  • 4. Converging trends in European enforcement procedures
  • II. Practical importance of the problems addressed
  • 1. European standards for national enforcement laws
  • 2. The Communityu0092s activities relating to enforcement
  • 3. Community legislation influencing (indirectly) the national enforcement systems
  • III. Outline of the study
  • 1. The different strands
  • 2. The Comparative Research
  • B. The transparency of a debtoru0092s assets
  • I. The debtoru0092s address
  • 1. Information available in the commercial registers
  • 2. The population registers
  • 3. Additional sources of information
  • 4. The transborder context
  • II. Transparency of the debtoru0092s assets before obtaining an enforceable title
  • 1. Information from records
  • 2. Information from third parties
  • 3. Information obtained in maintenance proceedings
  • 4. The international context
  • III. The transparency of a debtoru0092s assets on the basis of an enforceable title
  • 1. The debtoru0092s declaration
  • 2. Information from registers
  • 3. The third debtoru0092s [garnisheeu0092s] declaration
  • 4. The cross-border context
  • IV. Guiding Principles of the European Transparency of Assets
  • 1. Availability of all sources for information
  • 2. Data protection in enforcement procedures
  • 3. Transparency within the European Judicial Area
  • 4. Equal treatment of private and public debtors?
  • V. Policy Recommendations
  • 1. Elaboration of a Manual of European Enforcement Laws
  • 2. Increasing information available in public registers
  • 3. Access to population registers
  • 4. Access to consumer registers
  • 5. u0093European Assets Declarationu0094
  • 6. European garnisheeu0092s declaration
  • 7. Exchange of information between enforcement