About this event
On 13 May 2022, the University of Leeds School of Law’s Centre for Business Law and Practice (CBLP), directed by Professor Peter Whelan, will host its Inaugural Conference on Recent Developments in Insolvency Law.
This online conference will focus on the recent tendencies and developments related to Brexit, in particular from a cross-border perspective, as well as on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on insolvency law and regulation from an interdisciplinary perspective. A keynote talk will be followed by three panels on corporate, banking, and sovereign insolvency and debt respectively.
Programme (UK time)
14:30-15:00: Welcome and Keynote Talk
Welcome note by the CBLP Director, Professor Peter Whelan
Introduction of Keynote Speaker by Dr Virág Blazsek
Keynote Talk by Professor Richard Squire
Information on panels by Dr Oriana Casasola
15:00-16:30: Panel 1 - Corporate Insolvency
Moderator: Dr Oriana Casasola
Stephan Madaus, Professor of Civil Law, Civil Procedure and Insolvency Law, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
Sarah Patterson, Professor of Law, London School of Economics, London, UK
Tibor Tajti, Professor of International Business Law, Central European University, Private University - Vienna, Austria
16:30-18:00: Panel 2 - Banking Insolvency
Moderator: Dr Virág Blazsek
Aurelio Gurrea-Martinez, Assistant Professor of Law and Head of the Singapore Global Restructuring Initiative, Singapore Management University, Yong Pung How School of Law, Singapore
Julia Suderow, Associate Professor, University of Deusto Faculty of Law, Bilbao, Spain
Mario Tamez, Senior Counsel, Legal Department, IMF, Washington, DC
18:00-19:30: Panel 3 - Sovereign Debt
Moderator: Dr Karina Patricio Ferreira Lima
Celine Tan, Reader in Law, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
Richard Kozul-Wright, Director of the Division of Globalization and Development, UNCTAD, Geneva, Switzerland
Matthias Goldmann, Professor of International Law, ESB Universität and Max Planck Institute Heidelberg, Germany
Closing remarks will be delivered by Dr Karina Patricio Ferreira Lima
This event is free and open to all. It will be streamed live via Zoom (registration is required).
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