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The details of the forthcoming ILA Academic Forum have been published. The event is going to be splendid. Here are the schedule details:
"Trinity Hall Conference Centre, Cambridge - 1st March 2013
Downing Professor of the Laws of England, University of Cambridge
EC Regulation on Insolvency: is there a principled case for reform? Views from
different Member States
Professor of International Commercial Law, Copenhagen Business School
Professor of Private International Law, Linklaters SLP
Dr Kristin van Zwieten
John Collier Fellow in Law, University of Cambridge
Professor Irene Lynch Fannon
Head, College of Business and Law, University College Cork
Creditor Profiles in CVLs and Administrations: Who gets the raw deal, and do we
need to deal with it?
Dr Sandra Frisby
Associate Professor and Reader in Company and Commercial Law,
University of Nottingham
1.10pm – 2pm
Winning ILA Academic Competition paper
To be selected by the Academic Forum committee of the ILA
2.30pm – 3.30pm
Divided by a Common Law - the divergence between the US and UK approach to
anti-deprivation, ISDA and claw-back
Professor Jay L Westbrook
Benno C. Schmidt Chair of Business Law, University of
Texas School of Law
Restructuring Partner, Allen & Overy LLP
Tea & Coffee Break
OTC Derivatives, the Courts and Regulatory Reform
Dr Jo Braithwaite
Lecturer in International Commercial Finance Law, Department of Law,
London School of Economics and Political Science
The Supreme Debate: Panellists argue the case for their choice of the most
influential Supreme Court (or House of Lords) decision in the field of restructuring
and insolvency in the last decade
Professor Sir Roy Goode QC
Emeritus Professor of Law, University of Oxford, and
Founder of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London
David Chivers QC
Gabriel Moss QC
Professor Dan Prentice
Erskine Chambers, and Emeritus Allen & Overy Professor of
Company Law, University of Oxford
5.30pm – 5.45pm
The conference also has an attractive new paper slot for younger academics in the field. Here are the details:
"The extended programme this year demonstrates the commitment of the ILA Council to foster closer links between its academic members and their colleagues in private practice, and to that end full-time academic Forum attendees are also offered discounted rates to attend the ILA Annual Conference in Cambridge the following day on 2 March 2013.
Younger academics are especially welcome to the Forum, and one slot in the Forum programme is reserved for a paper from one of them. That paper will be chosen by way of an ILA competition. Abstracts of no more than 500 words should be submitted to Professor Sarah Worthington (the Chair of the 2013 Forum), University of Cambridge, at email@example.com together with a short CV (maximum 2 pages), by 5pm on Monday 7th January 2013. The winning paper will be selected for a 30 minute presentation at the Forum and a decision will be made by 18 January 2012. Papers and any accompanying slides will be expected to be delivered no later than 22 February 2013. Papers may be on any subject relating to insolvency law (domestic, comparative, international, corporate or personal), but the paper should not have been previously published nor accepted for publication as at the date of submission of the abstract.
Please feel free to forward this email to any academics you think may be interested in attending the 2013 Academic Forum, submitting an abstract for the competition, or simply applying to become an academic member of the ILA.
To attend the 2013 Academic Forum, please complete and return the booking form to Nicola Garrett, CMS Cameron McKenna LLP at Nicola.Garrett@cms-cmck.com (please do not reply to this email). Attendance is free, and for full time academic, reasonable UK travel costs will also be reimbursed by the ILA.
We very much look forward to seeing as many of you as possible in Cambridge next year.
Stephen Davies Q.C
On behalf of the ILA Council"
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