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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