The emotion is always palpable during this type of hearing. Judges receive business leaders in distress on the channel every day. Their SME failed to survive the crisis affecting France, many must face the same observation: the judicial liquidation of the company. They are sometimes in tears who leave this room to announce the sad news to their employees.
For their part, the judges are trying by all means to provide their help and expertise, especially from some who have themselves been business leaders. This involves advice on budget management, prevention in the face of certain bosses willing to sell personal property to save the business. There is also a risk at the mental level. Judges strive to reassure these distressed individuals, to prevent them from thinking of extreme solutions. A study has shown that dozens of business leaders commit suicide.