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Singapore Insolvency Conference 2017
24 August 2017, Thursday (Day 1)
8.15am – 9.00am Registration
9.00am – 9.10am Welcome Address

Sushil Nair – Chairperson, Insolvency Practice Committee, The Law Society of Singapore
9.10am – 9.55am Keynote Address

Mr K Shanmugam – Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law
9.55am – 10.30am Break
10.30am – 12.10pm Plenary Session 1 – Singapore as an International Centre for Debt Restructuring

The Honourable Justice Kannan Ramesh – Supreme Court of Singapore

Dennis Dunne – Partner, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
Look Chan Ho – Head (Restructuring and Insolvency, Asia), Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Lee Eng Beng, SC, PBM – Managing Partner, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
James H.M. Sprayregen, P.C. – Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Nicky Tan – Chief Executive Officer, nTan Corporate Advisory Pte Ltd
Edwin Tong, SC – Partner, Allen & Gledhill LLP
12.10pm – 12.40pm Development of Insolvency Profession in India

Amarjit Singh Chandhiok – President of INSOL India

Key Developments in the Indian Insolvency Law Framework

Sumant Batra – President, Society of Insolvency Practitioners of India; Chief Mentor, INSOL India; Chairman, ASSOCHAM National Council of Insolvency and Bankruptcy
12.40pm – 1.40pm Lunch
1.40pm – 3.20pm
Specialisation Tracks (Part A)
Session A1: Cross-border Restructuring in Indonesia and Singapore’s Role

Nick Gronow – Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting
Jason Kardachi – Managing Partner, Borrelli Walsh

Shaun Langhorne – Partner, Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee
Siraj Omar – Partner, RPC Premier Law
Geoff Simms – CEO and Founder, AJCapital Advisory
G.P. Aji Wijaya – Founding Partner, Aji Wijaya & Co.
Session A2: Cross-border Restructuring in China and Singapore’s Role

Patrick Ang – Deputy Managing Partner, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
Chee Yoh Chuang – Senior Partner, RSM Corporate Advisory Pte. Ltd.

Robert Foote – Partner, Walkers
Ni Jing – Partner, Veritas Law Corporation
Alan Tang – Partner, SHINEWING Specialist Advisory Services
Session A3: Restructuring of Bond Debt

Ashok Kumar – Director, BlackOak LLC

Edward Cairns – General Counsel and Head of Restructuring, Clearwater Capital Partners
Damien Coles – Partner, Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
Luke Furler – Partner, KordaMentha Restructuring
Louis Han – Senior Regional Manager, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
Nobuhiko Harada – Partner, Nishimura & Asahi
Andrew Riebe – Managing Director, Standard Chartered Bank
Carmen Wee – Managing Director, Cornerstone Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Pte Ltd
Holly Yuen – Director, Madison Pacific
David H. Zemans – Partner, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
Session A4: Restructuring and Insolvency in the Offshore Oil & Gas and Marine Sector

Andrew Chan - Partner, Allen & Gledhill LLP

Peter Greaves - Partner, Pricewaterhouse Coopers Advisory Services Pte. Ltd.
Lee Keng Mun - Head of Shipping Asia, HSH Nordbank AG.
Martin Marini – General Counsel, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore
Tan Mei Yen - Partner, WongPartnership LLP
Toh Kian Sing, SC– Head (Shipping and International Trade), Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
Session A5: Chapter 11 and Chapter 15 Proceedings and Singapore’s Approach Towards Recognition of Foreign Insolvency Proceedings

Sushil Nair - Deputy Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Drew & Napier LLC

Paul Forgue - Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal
James H.M. Sprayregen, P.C. – Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Jacqueline Tan – Deputy Head, Debt Advisory, DBS Bank Ltd
Session A6: Alternative Capital Providers/Distressed Investors in Restructuring Situations with a Focus on the Role, Opportunities and Challenges/Issues Faced by Distressed Investors

Angela Ee - Partner (Transaction Advisory Services), Ernst & Young Solutions LLP
Manoj Pillay Sandrasegara - Joint Head (Restructuring and Insolvency Practice), WongPartnership LLP

Adam Al-Attar - Barrister, South Square
Andrew Hede - Principal (Transaction Advisory Services), Ernst & Young LLP
Abhilash M. Raval - Partner, Milbank
Michael Phillip - Director, CarVal Investors
Stefan White - Portfolio Manager, LIM Advisors
3.20pm – 3.50pm Tea Break
3.50pm – 5.30pm
Specialisation Tracks (Part A continued)
5.30pm onwards Networking Reception (Hosted by IWIRC)
End of Day 1

Venue | Day 1 | Day 2

Please note: The programme is subject to change without notice.

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).

Supported By
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
Supporting Partners
Singapore Weather

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