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The Ministry of Law

The Ministry of Law seeks to advance access to justice and the rule of law in Singapore. Through its formulation and review of insolvency policies and legislation, the Ministry ensures the development of a sound and progressive framework that balances the interests of both debtors and creditors. More information can be found on www.mlaw.gov.sg.

Assocham India

As a representative organ of Corporate India, with over 400 chambers and trade associations under its fold and serving more than 450,000 members, ASSOCHAM stays in the forefront to help in implementation of policies and legislations aimed at fostering balanced economic, industrial and social development. ASSOCHAM is also committed to articulating the legitimate needs and interests of its members in that regard.

Recognizing the importance of IBC in the financial architecture of the country, ASSOCHAM has set up National Council on Insolvency & Bankruptcy under the chairmanship of Sumant Batra, a renowned global expert on insolvency and Past President of INSOL International, to sensitize the Corporate India about the principles of the IBC; share global best practices with them and obtain market feedback on regular basis.



INSOL India is an independent leadership body representing professionals specialising in the fields of restructuring, insolvency, turnaround and related areas. Established in 1997, INSOL India has entrenched footprints of 20 years as thought leader of the insolvency industry.

The organisation went through a major restructuring in June 2016 after enactment of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code in May 2016. Its vision, mission and goals were re-chalked, a new governing structure erected, and membership criteria redefined to widen the horizon of insolvency practice in the country. Together, the Executive Committee and Board of INSOL India represent the top leadership of the country from the insolvency industry across the length and breadth of the country.

INSOL India is performing a key role in the shaping of the dynamic and vibrant insolvency industry rapidly developing in the country as a result of the recent large-scale insolvency reforms.

Insolvency Practitioners Association of Malaysia (iPAM)

The Insolvency Practitioners Association of Malaysia (iPAM) was formed in 2010 to serve as an organisation for persons with interest and experience in insolvency laws and practice. One of iPAM’s main objectives is to encourage legislative reform by evaluating and focusing on the development of Malaysian law, practices, education and examination in the areas of insolvency, receivership and liquidation, business restructuring and turnaround management. iPAM consists of insolvency practitioners, drawn from licensed liquidators, insolvency professionals, lawyers, bankers and other professionals with extensive practice experience in insolvency and restructuring work.

Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants

The Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) is the national accountancy body of Singapore. ISCA’s vision is to be a globally recognised professional accountancy body, bringing value to our members, the profession and wider community. There are over 32,000 ISCA members making their stride in businesses across industries in Singapore and around the world.

Established in 1963, ISCA is an advocate of the interests of the profession. Possessing a Global Mindset, with Asian Insights, ISCA leverages its regional expertise, knowledge, and networks with diverse stakeholders to contribute towards Singapore’s transformation into a global accountancy hub.

ISCA is the Administrator of the Singapore CA Qualification and the Designated Entity to confer the Chartered Accountant of Singapore - CA (Singapore) - designation.

ISCA is an Associate of Chartered Accountants Worldwide (CAW). CAW brings together 11 chartered accountancy bodies connecting and representing the interests of over 1.6 million members and students globally.

For more information, visit www.isca.org.sg.

International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation ("IWIRC")

Founded in 1994, IWIRC is the first international professional association dedicated to enhancing the professional status of women in insolvency and restructuring. IWIRC members include over 1,200 members globally who represent every discipline of restructuring including law, crisis management, financial advisory, private equity, claims management and communications.

More information can be found at http://www.iwirc.com/.


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Visit http://www.polycom.com.sg or connect with us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Risk Management Association, Singapore Chapter (RMA)

The Singapore Chapter of the Risk Management Association Limited (RMA Singapore) was incorporated in 1997 as a not-for-profit organization. RMA Singapore is a member-driven professional association whose objective is to further the ability of our members to identify, assess, and manage the impacts of credit risk, operational risk, and market risk on their businesses and their customers. RMA Singapore provides education and networking opportunities for our members through seminars, briefings and social events. For more information, please visit http://community.rmahq.org/Singapore/Home?ssopc=1.

Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration

The Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA) is as an independent maritime arbitration body based on an un-administered arbitration model. The objective of the SCMA is to provide a framework for maritime and international trade arbitrations which is responsive to the needs of the users. Members and users of SCMA come from all sectors of the maritime and international trade communities and from all countries. Together with SCMA’s specialized Panel of Arbitrators and proven track record, SCMA offers the maritime and international trade communities a cost-effective, flexible and neutral approach to resolve disputes expeditiously.

Singapore Corporate Counsel Association

The Singapore Corporate Counsel Association is the pioneer national organisation representing the interests of in-house lawyers working for companies and other entities based in Singapore.

SCCA has made many contributions to the in-house Legal community:

  • Learning events to ensure that in-house counsel keep up to date with developments in law
  • Networking opportunities that enable in-house counsel to stay connected with their industry
  • Legal reform, including the codification of in-house privilege, a law that directly benefits an organization that bases its legal department here in Singapore

SCCA Vision: Better Counsel, Better Corporations, Better Community

Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC)

SIAC, which commenced operations in 1991 as an independent, not-for-profit organisation, has a proven track record in providing quality, efficient, and neutral arbitration services to the global business community.

SIAC's Board of Directors consists of well-respected lawyers and corporate leaders from China, Hong Kong, India and Singapore. The Board is responsible for overseeing SIAC's operations, business strategy and development, as well as corporate governance matters.

The SIAC Court of Arbitration is comprised of 22 eminent arbitration practitioners from around the world, including Australia, Belgium, China, France, India, Japan, Korea, Singapore, UK and the USA. The main functions of the Court include the appointment of arbitrators, as well as overall supervision of case administration at the Centre. The Centre has an experienced international panel of over 400 expert arbitrators from over 40 jurisdictions. Appointments are made on the basis of our specialist knowledge of an arbitrator's expertise, experience, and track record.

The SIAC Rules are efficient, cost-effective and flexible, and incorporate features from civil and common law legal systems.

The Centre's full-time staff manages all the financial aspects of the arbitration, including:

  • Regular rendering of accounts
  • Collecting deposits towards the costs of arbitration
  • Processing the Tribunal's fees and expenses

SIAC supervises and monitors the progress of the case and conducts scrutiny of the arbitral award. The Centre's administration fees are competitive in comparison with all the major international arbitral institutions.

SIAC arbitration awards have been enforced in many jurisdictions including Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Thailand, UK, USA, and Vietnam, amongst other New York Convention countries.

A respected arbitral institution with a good record of enforcement, SIAC is a truly global arbitral institution providing neutral, competitive and efficient case management services to parties from all over the world.

Singapore International Mediation Centre

The Singapore International Mediation Centre ("SIMC") was launched in November 2014 as an independent institution. Designed to provide world class dispute resolution services to parties facing cross border commercial disputes, SIMC’s key features include:

  • An elite panel of experienced and respected mediators from more than 14 different jurisdictions with expertise in both common and civil law.
  • The seamless Arbitration-Mediation-Arbitration Protocol that enables parties to convert the settlement agreement into an enforceable consent arbitral award.
  • Innovative technology with an online case filing system, electronic cost calculator and video-CVs of mediators.
  • Simple procedural rules that are user-oriented and easy to understand for parties from different jurisdictions.
  • Access to global mediation facilities through our partnerships with more than 13 international dispute resolution centres.

Since its inception, SIMC has successfully handled cases from parties based in more than 20 jurisdictions around 80% of which were Asian.


Society of Insolvency Practitioners of India (SIPI)

SIPI is the first independent think tank of the insolvency industry in India. SIPI was set up in 2009 by the leading insolvency experts prompted by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India to serve as the self-regulatory representative body of insolvency practitioners. As the recently enacted Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 has vested the function of licensing and regulation of insolvency practitioners in the government controlled Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India, it was decided to convert SIPI into a think tank to help in the development of soft infrastructure of the insolvency industry.

The main role of the think tank is to undertake research and develop best practices and standards of insolvency industry. It is also engaged in education and training of market players. SIPI offers assistance to the regulator and insolvency professional agencies in the development of the capacity in various institutions forming part of the insolvency law. SIPI serves as a special purpose vehicle of INSOL India to deliver its technical programmes and publications.

Association of Banks in Singapore

The Association of Banks in Singapore plays an active role in promoting and representing the interests of the commercial and investment banking community in Singapore. ABS also works closely with the authorities in supporting their role in developing and maintaining a sound financial system in Singapore. Established in 1973, it has over the past 44 years, brought its members together, establishing common grounds through benchmarking and setting banking guidelines as well as working on projects of mutual benefit to face the challenges of the financial and banking community in Singapore.

Today, ABS has a membership of 156 banks, financial institutions and representative offices. Further information on ABS is available on the website: www.abs.org.sg

Turnaround Management Association, Singapore and South East Asia Chapter ("TMA SEA")

The Turnaround Management Association is the only international non-profit association dedicated to corporate renewal and turnaround management. TMA was established in 1988 and has over 57 chapters, including across America, Australia, Continental Europe, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Africa and the United Kingdom.

TMA SEA was launched in 2013 following demand to establish a professional community of turnaround and corporate renewal professionals who share a common interest in strengthening the economy through the restoration of corporate value in South East Asia.

Our objective is to ensure our members have practical opportunities for professional development, including networking, participating in educational programs, mentoring and leadership.


The South East Asia Chapter has over 50 members – based in Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand.

Membership provides access to:

  1. Over 9,000 members worldwide.
  2. More than 450 annual networking and education events at the local, regional and global level help you remain on the cutting edge of industry developments, find your next business opportunity, and increase your business contacts – members also receive preferred pricing
  3. Members receive a significant registration discount to attend industry conferences, featuring networking and business opportunities
  4. Discounted member pricing for valuable educational resources, including webinars, e-learning programs and publications
  5. Your listing in the Membership Directory is a valuable tool for prospective clients and potential referral sources.

Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA)

Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) is an international organisation for women in management positions involved in the maritime transportation business and related trades worldwide. It is a major player in attracting more women to the industry and in supporting women in management positions. With networking, education and mentoring in focus, WISTA seeks to enhance members’ competence and empower career success. WISTA is growing and has over 3,000 members in 40 countries worldwide. WISTA pursues and supports the creation of both national and international business relationships among WISTA members.

WISTA Singapore was established in 1998 as a non-profit organisation, providing a networking forum for female professionals involved in shipping, trading and related businesses within the maritime industry. WISTA Singapore is a national chapter of WISTA – the first to be founded in Asia, made up of women professionals working for diverse companies such as ship owners, trading houses, bunkering houses, ship brokers, chartering, ship management, insurance, finance and the law.

Day 1: 6.0
Day 2: 6.0

Practice Area: Corporate/ Commercial
Training Level: General
Attendance Policy


CPE Hours

4: Insolvency and Restructuring


Total Structured CPE


A "Ceritifcate of Attendance" will be given upon full attendance of the conference (via email).

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Joint Organisers
Platinum Sponsors
Alvarez & Marsal Asia Limited
Rajah & Tann
Plenary Session 1 Sponsor
Breakout Session
Session 1
Hogan Lovells Lee
Session 2
Session 3
Gold Sponsors
BlackOak LLC
Borrelli Walsh
Law In Order
South Square
Tanner De Witt Solicitors
Silver Sponsors
Madison Pacific
Nishimura & Asahi
Networking Reception
Networking Reception Sponsors
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