Conferences and Webinars

Judges’ Roundtable

Date
2017-02-10

Speakers:

Patricia A. Redmond, Moderator
Stearns, Weaver, Miller, Weissler, Alhadeff & Sitterson, PA; Miami
Hon. Laurel M. Isicoff
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Fla.); Miami
Hon. Enrique S. Lamoutte
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. P.R.); San Juan
Hon. Robert A. Mark
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Fla.); Miami
Hon. Brian K. Tester
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. P.R.); San Juan

“You Can't Always Get What You Want…”: Update on Chapter 15 Assistance to Foreign Trustees and by Caribbean Courts in U.S. Cases

Date
2017-02-10

This panel will discuss issues that have arisen in recent chapter 15 cases, including the several issues presented in the Hanjin Shipping Co. case. The panel will also address how Cayman courts approach applications for assistance by foreign representatives, as well as the factors considered by Cayman courts when Cayman liquidators request authority to seek chapter 11 or chapter 15 relief in the U.S. courts.

The Growing Convergence of International Insolvency Regimes

Date
2018-10-18

Speakers:

Bradley D. Sharp, Moderator
Development Specialists, Inc.; Los Angeles, California, USA
Antonio Azzarà
RCC; Milan, Italy
Hon. Kevin Carey
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Del.); Wilmington, Delaware, USA
Debra I. Grassgreen
Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP; San Francisco, California, USA
Prof. Patrick E. Mears
Universität Mannheim; Mannheim, Germany

Westinghouse, a Truly International Chapter 11: From Atomic Start to Smashing Success in Only 363 Days

Date
2018-10-12

This panel will discuss (a) the strained relationship between the international parent and the subsidiary (including the fact that foreign operations were in different silos — i.e., there was no single C-suite per se); (b) the impact of the independent directors and the company's corporate governance best practices; (c) the international M&A process; (d) the unique (i.e., really unheard of) claims-trading activity that took place; and (e) the importance of timing (including a very difficult audit environment in the midst of an investigation).

Keynote Address: Europe's Future

Date
2018-10-18

Dr. Guérot is a dynamic thought leader. She makes the case for the transformation of the E.U. into a European republic where powers are decentralized and citizens have a greater say in how they are governed.

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Ulrike Guérot
Founder and Director, European Democracy Lab; Berlin, Germany Professor and Head of the Department for European Policy and the Study of Democracy, Danube University; Krems, Austria