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?
Conferences and Webinars
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.
Panelists from IWIRC's Latin America network will explore the tools available and strategies for recovering assets in cross-border insolvencies from a Latin American perspective.
Dr. Eliza Filby is a writer, speaker and consultant who specialises in 'Generational Intelligence' helping companies and services understand generational shifts within politics, society and the workplace. Her research incorporates everyone from Baby Boomers right through to Generation Alpha (those born after 2010). Eliza helps businesses – whether it is recruiting new talent or engaging with new clients – prepare for the future.
The panel considers whether and to what extent arbitration agreements could be used to resolve problems arising in the course of cross-border insolvency proceedings. Hon. Paul Heath QC and Dr. Stephan Madaus discuss questions of arbitrability, use and enforcement of awards in such cases, particularly under the New York Convention. Prof. Troy McKenzie and Corrine Ball focus more specifically on the use of arbitration in chapter 15 proceedings.
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.
R. Adam Swick, Moderator
Reid Collins & Tsai LLP; Austin, Texas, USA
Gilberto Deon Correa, Jr.
Souto, Correa, Cesa, Lummertz & Amaral Advogados; Porto Alegre, Brazil
Thiago Braga Junqueira
Pinheiro Neto Advogados; São Paulo, Brazil
Barbosa Mussnich Aragao; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
In this session, jurists and expert practitioners from leading European, North American and Asian jurisdictions will address recent law reform initiatives in their jurisdictions, including the U.K., the Netherlands, the Cayman Islands and Singapore, as well as the European Union – and the impact of U.S. chapter 11 on these reforms. Practice and court procedure during the COVID-19 pandemic, and lessons learned, will also be addressed.
Top U.S. bankruptcy judges from New York, Wilmington, the Eastern District of Virginia, Houston and elsewhere will debate forum-shopping and venue reform.
This panel will cover updates on the Far East, including a discussion of the recent recognition protocol between Hong Kong and mainland China.
William A. Brandt, Jr., Moderator
Development Specialists, Inc.; New York, N.Y., USA
Allen & Gledhill; Singapore
Ian De Witt
Tanner De Witt; Hong Kong, China
Des Voeux Chambers; Hong Kong, China