Covid19

Health Care Update

This panel will discuss the current and post-pandemic view of the impact of mandatory vaccinations on post-acute care, including the relaxation of the three-day rule on quality of staffing, bracing for changes in the future of infection control, the effects of cost structures from PPE expenditures, the movement toward home health care, visitation limitations and their psychological effects on patients, patient care ombudsmen and their usefulness, the impact of COVID-19 on private equity and varying facets of post-acute care, and insolvency and exit strategies for health care providers.

Speakers:

Frank P. Terzo, Moderator
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP; Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Richard T. Arrowsmith
FTI Consulting, Inc.; Washington, D.C.
Samuel R. Maizel
Dentons; Los Angeles
Hon. Gregory R. Schaaf
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (E.D. Ky.); Lexington

Conference
2022 Caribbean Insolvency Symposium

Can I Pay for this Restructuring with Points? Distressed Debt in the Travel & Hospitality Industry

This panel discusses the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the travel and hospitality industry, including how airlines, cruise lines and hotels have managed through the crisis so far, what’s next for the industry once the pandemic becomes endemic (and hopefully milder), and the unique issues that arise in hotel property workouts and bankruptcies.

Speakers:

Luis M. Lluberas, Moderator
Moore & Van Allen; Charlotte, N.C.
Hon. Caryl E. Delano
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D. Fla.); Tampa
Brian J. Shloss
Summit Investment Management LLC; Denver
Troy T. Taylor
Algon Group; Atlanta

Conference
2022 Caribbean Insolvency Symposium

Cross-Border Insolvency and Fraud Litigation Update

The world has gone through monumental changes as a result of COVID-19: We have witnessed an administration change; a pandemic shutdown, emergence and contemplated re-shutdown; record market highs; record sustained interest rate lows; and substantial stimulus legislation. How have these various external and macroeconomic changes affected insolvency and fraud litigation, and what impact will they have on the future of litigation? Further, how have these changes influenced cross-border considerations in litigation? This panel explores the latest trends in insolvency and fraud litigation, and the effects that COVID-19 has had on these trends.

Speakers:

Alissa M. Nann, Moderator
Foley & Lardner LLP; New York
Joel E. Cohen
Stout Risius Ross, LLC; New York
Jennifer Fox
Ogier; Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Evan J. Zucker
Blank Rome LLP; New York

Conference
2022 Caribbean Insolvency Symposium

Addressing COVID: Local Reactions to a Global Pandemic

As the world has now endured months of disruption from COVID-19, this panel will highlight individual measures being undertaken by various countries to cope with the pandemic.

Speakers:

Rafael X. Zahralddin-Aravena, Moderator
Elliott Greenleaf, P.C.; Wilmington, Del., USA
Adam Crane
HSM Chambers; Cayman Islands
Ian De Witt
Tanner De Witt; Hong Kong
Alexandre Le Ninivin
Oxynomia Avocats; Paris, France
Dr. Wenli Li
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; Philadelphia, Pa., USA
Ricardo Reveco
/Carey; Santiago, Chile

Conference
2020 International Insolvency Forum

Troubled Non-U.S. Airlines Landing in Chapter 11: The Inside Story

The COVID-19 pandemic has plunged the global aviation industry into its deepest crisis ever, with no recovery in sight. What happens next? This panel will look into what's happened so far and what to expect in the year(s) to come.

Speakers:

Albert J. Togut, Moderator
Togut, Segal & Segal LLP; New York, USA
Hon. Shelley C. Chapman
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D.N.Y.); New York, USA
Timothy R. Coleman
PJT Partners; New York, USA
Timothy Graulich
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP; New York, USA
William K. Harrington
Office of the U.S. Trustee; New York, USA
Lisa M. Schweitzer
Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP; New York, USA

Conference
2020 International Insolvency Forum

The New Europe: The Reality of Working Together

COVID-19 made the Europeans discover that they are able to work together! The measure of the recovery funds is the evidence. The working together is a new reality? How will UK react to this after Brexit? How will the USA and China look at this?

Speakers:

Enrica Maria Ghia, Moderator
Studio Legale Ghia; Milan, Italy
Rashmi Dube
Future Thinking Now; London
Teresa Kohl
SSG Capital Advisors, LLC; West Conshohocken, PA, USA
Andrea Metz
Luther Law Firm; Frankfurt, Germany
Raj Verma
Author's Point; New Delhi, India

Conference
2020 International Insolvency Forum

Emerging from the COVID-19 Disruption: The Need for a National Emergency Restructuring Entity

This panel will discuss a proposed solution for a response to the need for funding to recapitalize and provide liquidity to viable businesses seeking to emerge from the disruption.

Speakers:

Donald Bernstein, Moderator
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP | New York, USA
Shin Abe
Kasumigaseki International Law Office (KILO) | Tokyo, Japan
Thomas Felsberg
Felsberg Advogados | Sao Paulo, Brazil
Richard Gitlin
Gitlin & Company, LLC | Delray Beach, Fla., USA

Conference
2020 International Insolvency Forum

One Year into COVID-19: What Are the Implications for Restructurings Around the Globe in 2021?

This panel explores several measures that have been put into place across the globe during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how those measures will affect businesses, insolvency proceedings and more.

Speakers:

Ronald J. Silverman, Moderator
Hogan Lovells; New York, USA
Nastascha Harduth
Werksmans; Johannesburg
Noel McCoy
Norton Rose Fulbright; Sydney, Australia
Catherine Bridge Zoller
European Bank for Reconstruction & Development; Brussels, Belgium

Conference
2020 International Insolvency Forum

Judicial Round & Round

In this virtual variation on the in-person format, a nationwide group of distinguished judges will discuss current bankruptcy and practical skills issues in an innovative Zoom-style presentation. The judges will rotate to a new online “room,” allowing participants to maximize their time and gain valuable insights into best practices.

Speakers:

Hon. Gerardo A. Carlo-Altieri (ret.)
GACarlo & Assocts.; San Juan
Hon. Laurel Myerson Isicoff
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Fla.); Miami
Hon. Robert A. Mark
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Fla.); Miami

Conference
2021 Caribbean Insolvency Symposium

Subchapter V in the COVID-19 Era

This panel will explore the development of subchapter V bankruptcies during their first year of existence, a.k.a. the COVID-19 era. The panelists will first perform a brief review of subchapter V bankruptcy cases and the way in which they differ from standard chapter 11 cases. The panel will then discuss issues relating to CARES Act funding in subchapter V cases and explore various hot issues in subchapter V, such as the aggregation of debts among affiliates. Finally, the panelists will discuss “anomaly” filings and attempts by seemingly ineligible companies to obtain relief under subchapter V.

Speakers:

Alan R. Rosenberg, Moderator
Markowitz, Ringel, Trusty & Hartog, P.A.; Miami
Gustavo A. Chico-Barris
Ferraiuoli, LLC; San Juan, P.R.
Carol L. Fox
B. Riley Advisory Services; Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Carlos Infante Gutiérrez
Estrella, LLC; San Juan, P.R.

Conference
2021 Caribbean Insolvency Symposium