International Insolvency

NO CLE - Recent Developments in Offshore Jurisdictions

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NO CLE - Opportunities and Obstacles Under New(er) Insolvency Rules in Latin America

This panel will feature a discussion with leading experts in the field of Latin American restructurings about the recent — and not-so-recent — updates to insolvency statutes throughout the region. While some of these new insolvency regimes remain largely untested, others offer both lessons and open questions about the potential for a true convergence of Latin American restructuring laws to other more established and tested jurisdictions.

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NO CLE - Recent Challenges Faced by Foreign Representatives Seeking Relief Under Chapter 15

Foreign representatives have begun using chapter 15 more creatively in seeking a broad array of relief; consequently, parties in the U.S. have increasingly been raising a number of challenges. In 2014, foreign representatives were presented with a number of objections to chapter 15 relief, including objections questioning the proper location of the foreign debtor’s center of main interests and the fairness of proceedings before the foreign court. This panel will discuss cases that address these issues, including In re Octaviar Admin. Pty Ltd., In re Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd.

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NO CLE - Oil and Gas Restructurings: The Coming “Global Boom”?

Many companies operating in and around the energy industry have been adversely affected by the recent precipitous drop in the price of oil, a global trend that has exposed vulnerabilities in a number of industry segments and individual companies. The companies, their exposures and the complicated issues raised by their distress span the Americas.

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NO CLE - Cross-Border Bankruptcy Issues

Nortel (two courts simultaneously trying allocation issues); Suntech, Barnet and subsequent bankruptcy court decisions on remand (recognition and § 109(a)); Fairfield Sentry Limited (sale of SIPA claims); enforcement of judgments (Argentina litigation, Madoff); filing of chapter 11 cases by foreign debtors (Alsacia); extraterritoriality issues regarding avoidance actions (Madoff decisions). Do Fairfield, Quimonda, and Madoff represent a retreat from the principle of comity set forth in chapter 15?

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NO CLE - Professional Responsibility and Ethics Issues Arising from Cross-Border Representations in Insolvency Cases

Conflicting ethics and professionalism under different jurisdictions; required disclosures; duties to the various courts; duties to your client; different fiduciary duties; the ethics of insolvency planning and COMI-shifting.

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NO CLE - Chapter 15 Answers that My Bankruptcy Teacher Never Told Me

Find out not only what the hot new issues are in chapter 15 proceedings, but also the answers to issues that no one talks about. For example, can chapter 15 be used to bring a cause of action? Can a foreign debtor recognized under chapter 15 use § 108 to extend limitations, and can such a debtor seek turnover pursuant to § 542(e)? Come hear our panel discuss these and other important chapter 15 questions.

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NO CLE - Business Case Law Updates

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NO CLE - Committee Educ. Session: Financial Advisors & Investment Banking/International

Structuring Cross-Border Deals to Protect Creditor Interests

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NO CLE - Business Session: Case Law Update

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