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Cross-Border Avoidance Transactions

Date
2017-11-07

In an environment where business takes place largely without regard to borders, avoidance proceedings can catch suppliers off-guard. This panel will discuss the similarities and differences among local avoidance regimes and the challenges facing suppliers dealing across borders. The panel will also address the issues encountered in attempting to enforce cross-border avoidance judgments.

Inter-Court Communications

Date
2017-11-07

This panel of judges and insolvency professionals from various jurisdictions will provide insight into inter-court communications and the challenges faced by judges dealing with cross-border insolvency proceedings. The panel will discuss the use of protocols, the American Law Institute’s Guidelines Application to Court-to-Court Communications in Cross Border Cases and more.

Finance in the Brave New World – A Post Trump/Evaluation of Trends, Options and Opportunities for Distressed Financings

Date
2017-10-20

Speakers:

Jamie O'Connell, Moderator
JT Partners, New York
Patrick Armstrong
Goldman Sachs, New York
Van Durrer
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Los Angeles
Eric Hoffman
Centerbridge, New York
Matt Ross
KKR, New York
Nicholas Tally
Wilmington Trust, Minneapolis, MN

Keynote Address

Date
2017-10-20

Sir Ivan Rogers career in the U.K. civil service previously included work for British politicians Kenneth Clarke and Sir Leon Brittan, and he was chosen in 2003 to be Principal Private Secretary to then Prime Minister Tony Blair. From November 2013 to January 2017, Rogers took on the role of the U.K.’s Representative to the European Union in Brussels. Following the Brexit referendum in June 2016, Rogers resigned his position in January of this year to permit a smooth handover to his successor who would conduct the Brexit negotiations.

Turnaround Management Association - Distressed Investing in the UK and Europe

Date
2017-10-19

This panel will look at the questions surrounding the typical life cycle of distressed investing in Europe. The panelists have a significant amount of experience in all aspects of the process, from choosing investments to structuring and funding to exiting the deal. Their insights, including the good, the bad and the ugly, should prove to be an informative and entertaining tour around a complex issue that nevertheless has a high degree of profit potential for those who get it right!

International Insolvency Institute – Scholar Led Panel on Cross-Border Practice Post-Brexit

Date
2017-10-19

Among the many issues that need to be negotiated between England and the EU for the Brexit to happen is the one dealing with restructuring and insolvency law. The U.K. has in recent years — due to its common membership in the European Insolvency Regulation regime — turned into a hotspot for foreign companies (and individuals) wanting to avail themselves of the English legal infrastructure for their recoveries.