International Insolvency

NO CLE - 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.

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NO CLE - Committee: International Insolvency Regimes At A Crossroads: Choosing A Direction For Insolvency Law Reform

Hosted by the International and Legislation Committees

In recent years, multiple jurisdictions have reformed or modernized their insolvency laws, either through incremental amendments or by entirely replacing the legislation. In this session, attendees will hear from practitioners from various jurisdictions about what motivated the decisions to amend their insolvency laws — and how the process unfolded in practice.

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NO CLE - 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.

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NO CLE - 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.

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NO CLE - 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.

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NO CLE - 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.

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NO CLE - Offshore Spotlight – Latest Developments in Law and Finance in the Offshore Jurisdictions

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NO CLE - US/Ireland Restructurings – a Friendly Affair?

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NO CLE - Finance in the Brave New World – A Post Trump/Evaluation of Trends, Options and Opportunities for Distressed Financings

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NO CLE - “America Now” Panel

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