Tuesday, 8 September 2009

Insolvency Event - the 4th Insolvency Research Conference - IS and ICAEW to host jointly

The 4th Insolvency Research Conference has been announced. The event will be hosted jointly by the Insolvency Service (IS) and the ICAEW. It will be held on Tuesday 10 November 2009 at The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Chartered Accountants’ Hall, Moorgate Place, London EC2P 2BJ. The line up of speakers looks very interesting. Here is the agenda for the day:

09:00 – 09:45

Registration & coffee

09:45

Welcome addresses

10:00

The good, the bad, and the ugly: A survival guide to M&A in distressed times

Maria Carapeto,  Mergers and Acquisitions Research Centre, Cass Business School, City University, London

10:30

Pre-packs and Statement of Insolvency Practice 16

Insolvency Practitioner Policy Section, Insolvency Service

Dr Sandra Frisby, Baker & McKenzie Associate Professor in Company and Commercial Law, University of Nottingham

11:00

Coffee

11:30

Making creditor protection effective

Alan Katz and Michael Mumford, International Centre for Research in Accounting, Lancaster University

12:00

An independent review of the fee-charging debt management industry

Sharon Collard, Personal Finance Research Centre, University of Bristol

12:30

Lunch

13:45

Debt Relief Orders

John McGurk, Official Receiver, Plymouth 

14:15

COMI issues in personal insolvency

Chief Registrar Stephen Baister

14:45

Afternoon tea break

15:15

Discharge in bankruptcy: An examination of personal insolvency relief

John Tribe, KPMG Lecturer in Restructuring, Kingston University

15:45

Personal over-indebtedness régime design :- A basis for a predictive

model and empirical evidence from a small geography

Michael Green, Research Fellow, University of Wales 



Picture Credit: Insolvency Service.

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