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Cross-border Insolvencies post Brexit

23rd May 2017

Time: 16:30-19:00 (Registration open from 16:00)
Followed by a drinks reception

Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP

The Insolvency Regulation is the substantial instrument for the coordination of cross-border insolvencies. It has recently been recast as Regulation No 2015/848 and will apply from 26 June 2017. But the Regulation will cease to apply in the UK, once Brexit becomes effective.

Speakers will discuss the implications of Brexit on insolvency and restructuring and reflect on how to best preserve the UK's status as an attractive jurisdiction for businesses. Topics include: Forum and law shopping post Brexit; Cross-frontier recognition; Enforcement and judicial assistance for foreign insolvency proceedings; The recognisability of the scheme of arrangement in the post-Brexit era; and: Brexit or not - Europe is going all Chapter 11, What does this mean for European restructuring?

Chair:

  • Dorothy Livingston, Herbert Smith Freehills, City of London Law Society

Speakers:

  • Gabriel Moss QC, South Square
  • Professor Christoph G. Paulus, Humboldt University Berlin
  • Howard Morris, Morrison & Foerster
  • Professor Federico Mucciarelli, University of Modena/ SOAS

This event has been convened by Dr Eva Lein, Herbert Smith Freehills Senior Research Fellow in Private International Law, BIICL

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CPD Information

This event offers the equivalent of 2.5 CPD hours.

Registration and Pricing

BIICL Members:

  • Individual - £55
  • Full-time Academic - £35
  • Full-time Student - £25

Non-members:

  • Individual - £95
  • Full-time Academic - £60
  • Full-time Student - £35

N.B. The Academic rate also applies to staff of government and non-profit organisations.

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