Home Organisers Registration Programme Speakers Accommodation Our Sponsors Our Partners Materials

Our Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Alvarez & Marsal Asia Limited

Alvarez & Marsal (A&M)

A&M is a leading global professional services firm that delivers restructuring and turnaround, disputes and investigations, performance improvement and other advisory services to companies, investors, government entities and their counsel.

Its senior professionals bring operating, management, litigation and investigative expertise combined with top-tier consulting and specialized industry experience to meet the changing needs of clients.

A&M has more than 2,700 employees with 45 offices in 18 nations, which are spread across North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. A&M’s geographic coverage ensures responsive, high-quality and consistent service in local and cross-border situations.

A&M’s professionals bring a distinct hands-on approach to complex operational and financial challenges requiring speed to execution, including:

  • Turnaround Advisory
  • Crisis and Interim Management including CRO roles
  • Revenue Enhancement
  • Creditor Advisory
  • Claims Management
  • Liquidation and Receivership Management
  • Corporate Finance

Over the years, A&M have earned its Clients’ trust by:

  • Giving every problem the utmost senior-level attention
  • Researching and understanding the facts before drawing conclusions
  • Making a steadfast commitment to objectivity, quality and integrity
  • Demonstrating time and again that leadership makes all the difference

As corporate advisers or in interim leadership and management roles, A&M employs a hands-on approach to solving problems and creating value – with a bias toward action and results.


Alvarez & Marsal Asia Limited


Connect with us: www.alvarezandmarsal.com


Paul Forgue Thomas Dillenseger Lydia Koh
pforgue@alvarezandmarsal.com tdillenseger@alvarezandmarsal.com lkoh@alvarezandmarsal.com
+852 3102 2605 +852 3102 2610 +65 9636 5085



WALKERS

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Rajah & Tann Singapore (RTS) is a full service law firm and one of the largest in South East Asia. Over the years, our firm has been at the leading edge of law in Asia, having worked on many of the biggest and highest profile cases in the region. We have a vast pool of talented lawyers dedicated to delivering the very highest standards of service.

RTS has formed strategic alliances with leading local firms across South East Asia. This led to the launch of Rajah & Tann Asia (RTA), a network of over 600 lawyers in ten countries in Asia with the reach and resources to deliver legal services to clients in China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. RTA’s geographical reach also includes Singapore-based regional desks focusing on Japan and South Asia. Each firm in the network is fully qualified to advise and practise the laws of its respective jurisdiction. The firms are able to provide integrated, seamless legal service in South East Asia and China. Further, as the Singapore member firm of the Lex Mundi network, RTS is able to offer its clients access to global legal support in over 100 countries.

Plenary Session 1 Sponsor

A&G

Allen & Gledhill LLP

Allen & Gledhill is currently one of the largest law firms in South-east Asia and consists of more than 400 lawyers across our regional network. An award-winning law firm, we have been named International Financial Law Review Singapore National Firm of the Year 2017, having won the award for 16 times since its inception in 2000. We were also named International Financial Law Review Regional Firm of the Year for two consecutive years in 2014 and 2015, being the first Singapore and South-east Asia law firm to receive this honour. Our Partners are all specialists in their areas of practice and are widely recognised both by our clients and other lawyers as leading legal experts in their respective jurisdictions.

In particular, our Restructuring & Insolvency practice has consistently been ranked in the top tier of every leading legal publication. We are the go-to firm for complex cross-border restructurings in Singapore and ASEAN, featuring a deep bench of leading and experienced insolvency practitioners.

Our practice comprises lawyers from our disputes, mergers and acquisitions, banking and corporate practices. The depth and breadth of our capabilities and our ability to draw on cross-discipline know-how enables us to anticipate issues, think laterally and provide quick and coordinated responses arising from any insolvency issues.

For more information, please visit us at: www.allenandgledhill.com.


Breakout Session Sponsors

Session 1

Hogan Lovells Lee

Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee

We are but one of a handful of international law firms in Singapore with a specialised and dedicated restructuring and insolvency practice focused on the South and South East Asia regions. Our practice has an excellent reach into the restructuring, distressed trading and syndicated loan markets having advised lenders on a significant number of high value offshore financings. With the huge potential that South and South East Asia offers, we are rapidly growing our restructuring and insolvency practice both in Singapore and throughout the rest of South East Asia. With an increasing number of instructions from Singapore lenders in Indonesian restructurings, our new association with Dewi Negara Fachri & Partners in Indonesia in June 2016 has proved to be very helpful. We handle all aspects of restructuring and insolvency matters, including both contentious and non-contentious matters. The team adopts a truly multi-jurisdictional and multidisciplinary approach.

Whether its debt restructurings, distressed M&A, the use of formal and court driven insolvency procedures, strategic advisory, non-performing loan portfolio sales, long- term turnaround or enforcement and related litigation, we have an established track record to anticipate and help clients solve a range of complex cross-border issues.


Session 2

WALKERS

Walkers' Profile

Walkers is a leading International Financial Centre law firm. From our offices in the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Dubai, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Ireland, Jersey, London and Singapore, as well as through our exclusive association with Taylors in Bermuda, we provide legal and professional services to FORTUNE 100 and FTSE 100 global corporations and financial institutions, capital markets participants, investment fund managers and middle market companies. Our firm delivers clear, concise and practical advice based on an in-depth knowledge of the legal, regulatory and commercial environment in Bermuda, the BVI, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey. We are experienced in all types of international and cross-border transactions and are committed to developing close working relationships with our clients and their professional advisers.

Walkers’ insolvency, restructuring and dispute resolution ("IDR") team is widely regarded as the pre-eminent practice of its kind in Asia, and is unique among offshore law firms in having a dedicated expertise in both Hong Kong and Singapore. Walkers’ IDR team in Asia combines lawyers with significant experience of appearing before the Cayman Islands and BVI courts, a deep understanding of the Asian market, and fluent Mandarin and Cantonese language skills, to give clients the benefits of Asian industry knowledge as well as on the ground practical experience of Bermuda, BVI and Cayman Islands law.

Our IDR team regularly advises international investment banks, hedge funds, private equity funds, financial institutions, companies, directors and insolvency practitioners on corporate and financial restructuring and insolvency issues arising as a matter of Bermuda, BVI and Cayman Islands law. We have also played a leading role in developing solutions to assist distressed companies to refinance and/or restructure themselves. We regularly advise companies and insolvency practitioners on the use of schemes of arrangement to effect the refinancing and/or reconstruction of a company’s affairs. We also regularly advise our clients in relation to all corporate, commercial, trusts and insolvency litigation and alternative dispute resolution issues with a particular emphasis on shareholder and boardroom disputes, applications for urgent interim relief and enforcement, including the appointment of liquidators and provisional liquidators.


Session 3

KordaMentha

KordaMentha

KordaMentha is an advisory and investment firm that helps clients to grow, protect and recover value. They have a team of almost 400 specialists across Asia-Pacific with diverse backgrounds – in finance and real estate through to agriculture, law enforcement and the c-suite. Specialists who combine their unique skills and experiences to deliver fresh solutions to the region’s most complex commercial challenges.

Gold Sponsors


BlackOak LLC

BlackOak LLC

BlackOak is Singapore's only dedicated distress and special situations specialist legal practice, formed to meet the challenges of a changing financial landscape. The team is adept at both corporate transactional work and dispute resolution, and transits seamlessly from boardroom to courtroom, frequently representing a gamut of stakeholders that includes insolvency professionals, debtors, creditors, funds, and white knights.

BlackOak works closely alongside other industry professionals to provide business-driven and context-specific legal solutions in complex commercial situations. From successfully arguing landmark cases to pushing new frontiers in almost every headline distress deal or transaction in the recent years, the team’s abilities have been consistently recognised in various reputable ranking publications.

Within the distress space, the team is known for its involvement in high profile cases such as the judicial management of Swiber Holdings, the restructuring of Jurong Aromatics Corporation, the restructuring of PT Bumi Resources Tbk, the liquidation of Lehman Brothers, the restructuring of Altus Shipping, and the restructuring of PT Asmin Koalindo Tuhup.

Borrelli Walsh

Borrelli Walsh

Borrelli Walsh is a leading independent provider of restructuring, insolvency and forensic accounting services. The firm focuses exclusively on:

  • Corporate Recovery and Insolvency
  • Financial and Operational Restructuring
  • Financial Investigations, Forensic Accounting and Expert Evidence
  • Corporate and Strategic Advice
  • Matrimonial, Trust and Probate

Borrelli Walsh has offices in Beijing, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, Jakarta and Singapore. The firm has been involved in some of Asia’s largest and most difficult corporate collapses and investigations in recent years.

The principals of Borrelli Walsh are leading providers of insolvency and restructuring services and are supported by a specialist team with a reputation for hard work and delivering solutions to complex problems.

The firm works with clients and other stakeholders to avoid or resolve financial and operational problems and enhance and realise value in a low risk environment. It also has an enviable reputation for the stewardship of assets and companies that are the subject of dispute and/or litigation.

Key clients include bondholders, local and international banks, investors, lawyers, listed and private companies, regulators and industry bodies, government departments and family groups.

Our Managing Directors and Directors have substantial hands on involvement in all projects, including as directors internationally and legal representatives in PRC to facilitate low key and effective outcomes.


Connect with us: www.borrelliwalsh.com

Email: bw@borrelliwalsh.com

Beijing British Virgin Islands Cayman Islands
+86 10 5911 5388 +1 (284) 340 5888 +1 345 743 8800
Hong Kong Jakarta Singapore
+852 3761 3888 +62 21 3000 2228 +65 6327 1211
Law In Order

Law In Order

Established in 1999, Law In Order is the leading supplier of end to end document and digital solutions to a wide range of Australian and international clients.

Law In Order’s diverse offering of specialised legal support services encompasses traditional service lines such as printing, scanning, copying and binding, as well as advanced digital solutions including eDiscovery and eCourts, enabling the company to act as a single source provider to its clients on even the most complex matters.

Law In Order has offices in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Singapore, all of which are staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This ensures that our clients have unrestricted access to the services they require and are able to contact experienced litigation support professionals for assistance and advice at any time.

The Law In Order team is comprised of lawyers, paralegals, system operators, consultants and project managers, with unparalleled knowledge and experience in legal technology support services. We act as an extension of our clients’ businesses, providing astute and cost-effective project support, as well as providing ongoing training to the teams we work with to increase their own knowledge base and in-house capability.

South Square

RSM

RSM is the sixth largest audit, tax and consulting network globally. In Singapore, we are the largest outside the Big 4, serving internationally-active businesses. We offer restructuring and insolvency advice that is practical, effective and tailored to specific industries such as minerals, oil & gas, retail as well as real estate & construction.

Banks and legal firms partner us to support them in areas relating to accounting, finance, tax, business advisory and corporate secretarial work. They also rely on us for turnaround services as well as our expertise and experience to accept the following appointments:

  • Liquidators/Provisional Liquidators
  • Receivers/Receivers & Managers
  • Scheme Administrators
  • Receivers of income
  • Agents for mortgagee - in – possession
  • Trustees/Nominees in Bankruptcy

Learn more at www.RSMSingapore.sg

South Square

http://www.southsquare.com/

South Square is widely recognised as the UK’s leading set of commercial barristers for domestic and international insolvency and restructuring. South Square barristers have acted in many of the most high-profile insolvency, restructuring, banking, commercial, company and fraud-related matters of recent times. The set’s world-class reputation extends beyond England and Wales, with barristers regularly appearing before the courts of all the major offshore jurisdictions.

Recent examples of work include Re Lehman Brothers International (Europe), Saad, Singularis, MF Global, Re Nortel, Rubin v Eurofinance, Picard v Primeo, Re Apcoa Parking Holdings, Codere Finance, Kaisa Group, Ocean Rig and DTEK Finance.

South Square barristers write many of the leading books on insolvency and restructuring, including Cross-Border Insolvency (Sheldon, Bloomsbury) and The European Insolvency Regulation (Moss, Isaacs and Fletcher, OUP).

South square is consistently ranked as the top set for insolvency and restructuring in the main legal directories and has been described as "The best set at the Bar for insolvency" (Legal 500). Individual barristers are also ranked as leaders in their field "an unbeatable repository of specialist insolvency advisors and advocates" (Chambers UK).

Tanner De Witt Solicitors

Tanner De Witt Solicitors

Tanner De Witt is an established and recommended independent law firm in Hong Kong. Our firm and lawyers, many of whom have international law firm backgrounds, receive top ratings from industry publications such as Chambers and Partners (Band 1, Restructuring and Insolvency) and Legal 500 (Tier 1, Restructuring and Insolvency).

Our primary focus is business law in Asia. We provide legal advice and representation in the following areas: Corporate and Commercial; Litigation and Dispute Resolution; Insolvency and Restructuring; Employment; Immigration; Family and Private Client; Wills and Trusts; Financial Services Regulatory; Hospitality including Liquor Licensing; White Collar Crime and Criminal.

Our clients include public and private companies, multinationals, partnerships and individuals involved in a wide range of activities, both within Hong Kong and internationally. As an established Hong Kong law firm, we operate in many industry sectors. These vary from Hospitality to Aviation; from Banking and Insurance to Fashion; and Real Estate to Private Equity.

Silver Sponsors

Debtwire

Debtwire

Debtwire publishes real-time news and data on high yield, leveraged loans, distressed debt, and restructuring situations globally through its own network of financial journalists and analysts. Our editorial approach is credit specific rather than market wide and journalists focus on delivering actionable news first about companies in flux. Topics of coverage include earnings updates, primary issuance, covenant compliance and amendments, restructuring negotiations, committee formation, advisory mandates, CDS, litigation and regulation. Debtwire also complements its in-depth editorial coverage with a deals database, customized alerts and a host of analytical tools designed to give clients a quick understanding of a company and its credit instruments. Debtwire further widens its scope of intelligence and data through its Municipals and ABS products which provide breaking news on municipal and tax exempt credits as well as information on the structured finance marketplace, respectively. For more information, please visit: www.debtwire.com .

LexisNexis

Ernst & Young Solutions LLP

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. For more information about our organization, please visit ey.com.

LexisNexis

LexisNexis

LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets. We provide research and analytical solutions for Knowledge –Driven Professionals and help them achieve excellence. LexisNexis serves customers in more than 100 countries with 18,000 employees worldwide. Our service contains more than five billion searchable documents from over 32,000 legal, business and news sources and 19,000 databases.

To date, we have over 2.1 million professional subscribing to the service worldwide, with 97 percent of customers comprising Fortune 500 companies. LexisNexis® Online Products encompasses a variety of web-based services that allow you to access the vast repository of information efficiently and accurately.

For more information, please visit www.lexisnexis.com.sg

Madison Pacific

Madison Pacific

Madison Pacific is a premier specialised provider of independent financial and corporate services with a focus on private equity and hedge fund industries and deep experience in all types of special situation investing. The group delivers responsive and bespoke fiduciary, escrow, asset and fund administration, custodial and company secretarial services. Its assets under management exceed US$2 billion.

The Madison Pacific team comprises seasoned finance and legal professionals with over 20 years of experience and expertise in investment, asset management and securities services. The team understands the need for and is dedicated to providing timely, efficient and, when required, innovative solutions. The firm works with its clients to develop and implement solutions and structures tailor-made for each transaction and the jurisdiction involved.

With its base in Hong Kong and offices globally in Singapore, London and Beijing, Madison Pacific is readily able to respond to the needs of multinational clients including global banks, financial institutions, hedge and private equity funds, international and local law firms and corporations.

Nishimura & Asahi

Nishimura & Asahi

Nishimura & Asahi is one of Japan’s premier full-service law firms, covering all aspects of domestic and international business and corporate activity.

The firm has more than 500 Japanese and foreign lawyers many of which are proficient in other languages and have advanced international law degrees, and others have gained valuable experience on secondment to leading firms overseas. We have also established strong working relationships with law firms worldwide, enabling us to focus on international corporate and financial transactions, and advise both Japanese and foreign clients at a competitive international standard.

The firm also has long-standing relationships with prominent companies in the manufacturing, distribution and retail industries, and the scope of its work with clients in the communications, information technology, e-commerce and service industries has expanded in these areas. The firm’s clientele extends to companies in emerging industries, and its work includes dealing with the novel legal issues affecting these cutting-edge businesses.

Through the enhancement of professional and organisational synergies, resulting from the firm’s expansion, Nishimura & Asahi is able to provide its client’s with an unprecedented level of service in highly specialised and complex areas of commercial law.

Networking Reception Host

IWIRC

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/.

Networking Reception Sponsors

kirkland

Kirkland & Ellis

For more than 100 years, Kirkland & Ellis has been called upon to handle complicated litigation, intellectual property, counselling, corporate, tax and restructuring matters for global clients. Our principal goals have always been to provide the highest quality legal services available anywhere; to be an instrumental part of each client’s success; and to recruit, retain and advance the brightest legal talent. We have a strategic network of offices located in major business centres around the globe. The Firm has expanded geographically to meet the needs of our clients with an international reach or global operations while maintaining a strong focus on quality. We have offices in Beijing, Chicago, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Shanghai and Washington, D.C. Today, we have approximately 1,900 attorneys who work together as multidisciplinary teams to provide the full-service capabilities our clients demand.

In Asia, our attorneys have been trusted advisors for more than two decades, regularly representing clients in complex transactions involving China, Asia and beyond. With the opening of Kirkland & Ellis’ Hong Kong office in 2006, Shanghai in 2009 and Beijing in 2013, we have attracted top lawyers to advise on complex transactional work involving Greater China and the rest of Asia, as well as government enforcement and investigations. Cross-border transactional activity between Greater China and the rest of the world continues to grow, and Kirkland & Ellis’ strong platform in Asia, the U.S. and Europe positions our firm to provide the best advice and service to clients across the globe. We have more than 90 lawyers in Asia -- half of whom are fluent in Mandarin -- offering clients a full-service Asia transactional practice. We were named Law Firm of the Year 2016 for China & Hong Kong - International Firms: Corporate by Chamber & Partners’ Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards.

REDD

Risk Event-Driven Distressed (REDD)

Risk Event-Driven Distressed (REDD) Intelligence produces real-time news and analytics on Latin American and Asian corporate event driven special situations, helping asset managers, bankers, and advisers assess opportunities in the distressed and high yield markets.

Based out of Singapore with bureaus across the region, REDD’s Asia team is made up of professionals with investment banking, legal and financial reporting experience, leveraging regional relationships to report on catalysts related to a universe of over 1,000 companies.

Before launching in Asia this year, REDD developed its Latin America service in early-2014, quickly establishing the company as the premiere source of information on the region’s high yield and distressed corporates.

WALKERS

Walkers' Profile

Walkers is a leading International Financial Centre law firm. From our offices in the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Dubai, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Ireland, Jersey, London and Singapore, as well as through our exclusive association with Taylors in Bermuda, we provide legal and professional services to FORTUNE 100 and FTSE 100 global corporations and financial institutions, capital markets participants, investment fund managers and middle market companies. Our firm delivers clear, concise and practical advice based on an in-depth knowledge of the legal, regulatory and commercial environment in Bermuda, the BVI, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey. We are experienced in all types of international and cross-border transactions and are committed to developing close working relationships with our clients and their professional advisers.

Walkers’ insolvency, restructuring and dispute resolution ("IDR") team is widely regarded as the pre-eminent practice of its kind in Asia, and is unique among offshore law firms in having a dedicated expertise in both Hong Kong and Singapore. Walkers’ IDR team in Asia combines lawyers with significant experience of appearing before the Cayman Islands and BVI courts, a deep understanding of the Asian market, and fluent Mandarin and Cantonese language skills, to give clients the benefits of Asian industry knowledge as well as on the ground practical experience of Bermuda, BVI and Cayman Islands law.

Our IDR team regularly advises international investment banks, hedge funds, private equity funds, financial institutions, companies, directors and insolvency practitioners on corporate and financial restructuring and insolvency issues arising as a matter of Bermuda, BVI and Cayman Islands law. We have also played a leading role in developing solutions to assist distressed companies to refinance and/or restructure themselves. We regularly advise companies and insolvency practitioners on the use of schemes of arrangement to effect the refinancing and/or reconstruction of a company’s affairs. We also regularly advise our clients in relation to all corporate, commercial, trusts and insolvency litigation and alternative dispute resolution issues with a particular emphasis on shareholder and boardroom disputes, applications for urgent interim relief and enforcement, including the appointment of liquidators and provisional liquidators.




For more details on our sponsorship package, please click here to download

If you will like to explore sponsorship opportunities with us, please contact the Conference Secretariat - Audrey Chew/ Jean Wong at cpd@lawsoc.org.sg, +65 65300 239/ 214.

SILE
Day 1: 6.0
Day 2: 6.0

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

Category

CPE Hours

4: Insolvency and Restructuring

12

Total Structured CPE

12

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

Supported By
Joint Organisers
Platinum Sponsors
Alvarez & Marsal Asia Limited
Rajah & Tann
Plenary Session 1 Sponsor
A&G
Breakout Session
Sponsors
Session 1
Hogan Lovells Lee
Session 2
WALKERS
Session 3
KordaMentha
Gold Sponsors
BlackOak LLC
Borrelli Walsh
Law In Order
RSM
South Square
Tanner De Witt Solicitors
Silver Sponsors
Debtwire
LexisNexis
LexisNexis
Madison Pacific
Nishimura & Asahi
Networking Reception
Host
IWIRC
Networking Reception Sponsors
kirkland
REDD
WALKERS
Supporting Partners
ASSOCHAM
INSOL India
RMA
RMA
SCMA
SIPI
Singapore Weather


* In the course of the workshops, seminar, conferences or events, photographs of participants/videos or interviews of the participants could be conducted by the Society, or its appointed vendors, for the purpose of post event publicity of the respective workshops, seminar, conferences or events, either in the Society’s official publication/website or any third party’s publication/website approved by the Society.