Foreign Insolvency Proceedings in the UK

Description

This informative webinar took place in September 2014, register to watch the recording £45 + VAT

 

Tony Beswetherick and Edward Ho will provide a practical introduction to the model law and the effect of recognition of foreign insolvency proceedings in the UK.

In particular, they will consider the approach of the English courts to applications by creditors for permission to continue arbitration and other proceedings against companies which have entered an insolvency process in a foreign jurisdiction.

Topics to be covered include:
• A recap on the CBIR: The effect of recognition of foreign proceedings
• The court’s approach to applications to lift a stay on proceedings: The lessons to be learned from Cosco v Armada
Shipping, United Drug v Bilcare and AEG v Hycarbex
• The consequences of taking steps in foreign proceedings: The lessons to be learned from Norden v Samsun,
Rawlinson & Hunter Trustees v Kaupthing and Fondazione Enasarco v Lehman Bros
• The application of foreign law: Fibria Celulose v Pan Ocean.

Speakers: Tony Beswetherick and Edward Ho, 20 Essex Street

 

How to register:

Email courses@r3.org.uk  with your details or download the brochure and send it to R3.

Webinar details:

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: £45 + VAT
 
Terms and Conditions: The webinar fee of £45 + VAT is based on one delegate viewing. In the event that the number changes, R3 should be notified and additional payment will be required.