International Insolvency

Shrinking Safe Harbors and Expanding UFTA Immunity?

This panel will discuss safe harbors after Merit Management, the reach of the UFTA after Crystallex, and the preemption of creditor claims after Tribune and Physiotherapy Holdings, and will take a look at where the law is heading.

$25.00
$25.00

Venezuela: Obstacles and Opportunities

Join in on this discussion of significant insolvency-related developments in Venezuela.

$25.00
$25.00

Cross-Border Bankruptcy Issues

In this session, the panel will delve into recent chapter 15 decisions and the use of cross-border protocols in complex multijurisdictional cases ( e.g., SDNY General Order M-511, Delaware LBR 9029-2). Learn about preparing a cross-border case and cash-management issues across cross-border estates, difficulties that arise when dealing with foreign boards, subsidiaries in foreign jurisdictions and limited resources to manage the complications, and the winding down and liquidation of cross-border estates.

$25.00
$25.00

Why Foreign Companies Are Filing Under U.S. Chapter 11

This panel will explore the reasons why the U.S. is so frequently selected by foreign debtors and will focus on jurisdictional issues, the extent of the automatic stay and the ability to bind non-U.S. creditors. The panelists will examine such recent cases as Abengoa, CHC Group and foreign shipping companies.

$25.00
$25.00

Cross-Border Update

Insolvency practitioners from the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean and South America provide an overview of the most significant insolvency-related developments in their respective jurisdictions.

$25.00
$25.00

Issues in Cross-Border Insolvencies/Admiralty and Shipping

The recent insolvencies commenced by multiple shippers and oil and gas companies have raised several issues concerning the interplay of admiralty and insolvency law, especially in light of declining commodity prices and many shippers having either pulled their vessels out of service and/or decommissioned them.

$25.00
$25.00

Cross-Border Avoidance Transactions

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.

$25.00
$25.00

Inter-Court Communications

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.

$25.00
$25.00

US/Ireland Restructurings – a Friendly Affair?

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