Tuesday, 6 April 2010

Insolvency Event: International Insolvency Law Conference at Nottingham Law School - 15 September 2010.

A call for papers has gone out for a forthcoming conference at Nottingham Law School (pictured). The conference title is: "INTERNATIONAL INSOLVENCY LAW CONFERENCE" and it is due to take place on the 15 September 2010. The call from Professor Burdette notes:

"On behalf of the conference organising committee I would like to inform you of the:

INTERNATIONAL INSOLVENCY LAW CONFERENCE - hosted by the Insolvency and Corporate Law Research Group at Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, ENGLAND.


This international insolvency law conference will address a wide range of topics that will be of interest to practitioners and academics alike. The various sessions of the conference will be chaired by eminent practitioners and visiting professors of the Nottingham Law School. CPD points are also on offer for this one-day conference.


This is a first call for papers on any of the following topics:

· Judicial cooperation in cross-border insolvency cases

· Bankruptcy tourism / forum shopping

· Bank insolvencies

· Insolvency in emerging and developing economies

· Employee rights in insolvency

· Valuation of property in insolvency

· Pre-packs: when are they acceptable and when not?

· IP fees

· Insolvency law reform in Europe / UK

· Construction law insolvency and step-in rights

· Anti-deprivation principle

· The rights of the landlord in insolvency


We invite you to respond to this first call for papers by submitting a title and abstract of no more than 150 words by 31 May 2010. Proposals for papers on topics not included in the above list will also be considered. Proposals are reviewed within two weeks of submission.


Please send all proposals to: david.burdette@ntu.ac.uk


We look forward to receiving your proposal and hope you will be able to join us in Nottingham in September.

Yours sincerely,

Prof David Burdette

Nottingham Law School

Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham, England

UNITED KINGDOM

NG1 4BU


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Registration for this conference will open in mid April and should be booked on-line through the link above. Registrations prior to 31 May 2010 qualify for the early bird registration fee of £150. The registration fee after 31 May 2010 is £175. Discounts are available for five or more simultaneous registrations / block bookings from the same firm (£125 per delegate). Please note that there are a limited number of seats available, so early registration is advised."

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