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01 OCT 2010

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

The provisional programme for the INSOL International Academics’ Group Singapore 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."
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