CBLP Conference: Developments in Insolvency Law

Join the School of Law’s Centre for Business Law and Practice (CBLP) for its inaugural conference on recent developments in insolvency law.

The 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
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, 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
  • Daniel Bradlow, SARChI Professor of International Development Law and African Economic Relations, University of Pretoria, South Africa, and Emeritus Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC

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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