Friday, 1 October 2010

INSOL International Academics’ Group - Singapore Meeting, 13 and 14 March 2011

The provisional programme for the INSOL International Academics’ Group Singapore (pictured) meeting, (13 and 14 March 2011) has been released. The papers look very interesting. Here are the details: 


"Sunday 13 March Session 1: International Comparative Insolvency Law (jointly with INSOL Global
Insolvency Practice Course)

Sovereign and Municipal Insolvency - Dr. Juanitta Calitz, University of Johannesburg

Sovereign Insolvency in Europe - Christoph Paulus, Humboldt University, Berlin and Stathis Potamitis,
Fellow of INSOL

Banking Insolvency Regulatory Reform - Janis Sarra, University of British Columbia

Recent cases under Chapter 15 - Craig Martin and Farrington Yates, Fellows of INSOL

Recent Workouts in Asia and Australia - Ros Mason, Queensland University of Technology, Scott Atkins and Stewart Maiden, Fellows of INSOL

Insolvent trading and directors obligations in the twilight zone of near insolvency - Dr Colin Anderson,
Queensland University of Technology

Enactment of South Africa’s New Commercial Insolvency Regime - David Burdette, Nottingham Trent
University

Safe-harbour for directors in respect of liability for insolvent trading - Sulette Lombard, Flinders University

Sunday 13 – Monday 14 March – subsequent sessions:

Partnership Insolvency - Prof Johan Henning, Dean Faculty of Law, University of the Free State

Contemporary aspect of Australian insolvency law - Anil Hargovan, Associate Professor, University of New South Wales

Insolvency consequences of adoption of registration of a personal property security register –
David Brown, Associate Professor in Law, School of Law, University of Adelaide

The financial crisis in Romania, and modification of the bankruptcy laws -Lavinia Iancu, Miriana Mircov
Relicons SPRL

The UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross Border Insolvency in the US and UK: Unity and Diversity -
Gerry McCormack, Professor of International Business Law, University of Leeds

'Safe as Houses'? - Saving the family home from execution by creditors - Lienne Steyn, Professor, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Director Liability for insolvent trading: South Africa viewed from a comparative perspective. Kathleen van der Linde, Professor, University of Johannesburg

Debt Agreements in personal insolvency proceedings. Mary Wyburn, University of Sydney, and Nick
Howard, UK Insolvency Service

Corporate Reorganisation and the Economic Theory of the Firm – Jassmine Girgis, Assistant Professor,
University of Calgary."

Picture Credit: http://www.chasingcleanair.com/photos/uncategorized/2008/07/19/singapore.jpg

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