Navigating Through Troubled Waters; Current Trends in International Maritime and Energy Insolvencies

Bilbao, Spain

28 September 2017 - 30 September 2017

Navigating Through Troubled Waters; Current Trends in International Maritime and Energy Insolvencies


Thursday 28 September 2017

18:30 Registration at Bilbao Port Authority Palace
19:00 Welcome cocktail at Bilbao Port Authority
20:00 » 23:00 Optional dinner at Pintxos
Not included in the registration fees, tickets can be purchased on registration form

Friday 29 September 2017

08:00 » 09:00 Registration at Deusto University
09:00 » 09:30 Introduction to the Seminar by AIJA President
Wiebe de Vries, BloomTax B.V., The Netherlands
09:30 » 11:00 Seminar session 1: Financing Arrangements Pre-Bankruptcy
Moderator:
Hector Sbert, Perez (Spain) 
Speakers:
Yiannis Timagenis, Timagenis Law (Greece)
Christian Reinert, Ince & Co (Germany)
Jennifer L. Hoovers, Van Steenderen MainportLawyers (Netherlands) 
Olivia Delagrange, Kennedys (Spain) 
11:00 » 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 » 13:00 Seminar session 2: Recent Updates in International Maritime Insolvencies (Hanjin and OW Bunker)
Moderator:
F. Javier Zabala, Meana Green Maura & Co (Spain)
Speakers:
Panel Discussion: Maritime Credits and Liens vs International Insolvencies –Digesting the Latest Judicial Resolutions Throughout the E.U. and the U.S. 
Anders Fournais, Hafnia (Denmark)
Hendrikie Herrman, Ahlers & Vogel (Germany)
Jeremy Herschaft, Blank Rome (Houston, TX, USA)
Louis Verstraeten, Astrea (Belgium)
13:00 » 14:00 Lunch
14:00 » 15:30 Seminar session 3: “Insolvent, insured and in the frame; the interplay between insolvency and insurance”
Moderator:
Tom Turner, Hill Dickinson (United Kingdom)
Speakers:
Tom Turner, Hill Dickinson, (United Kingdom)
Carlos Llorente, Deusto University (Spain)
Robert Hoepel, AKD (Netherlands)
Sebastien Lootgieter (France)
15:30 » 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 » 17:30 Seminar session 4: Options for Debtors to Consider
Moderator:
Maria Zabala, Abbantia Law Firm (Spain)
Speakers:
Nick Vangeneugden, Bettens, De Cocker, Van Hemelen (Belgium) 
Thierry Auhsburger, Bratschi (Switzerland)
Sigrid Preissl, Bourayne & Preissl (France)
20:00 Dinner at Sociedad Bilbaina

Saturday 30 September 2017

09:30 » 11:00 Seminar session 5: Tools for Creditors to Protect their Interests
Moderator:
Eva Maria Braje, Endemann – Schmidt (Germany)
Speakers:
Camilla Sogaard, Bech-Brunn (Denmark)
Christian Hernandez, ISOLAS (Gibraltar)
Lisanne van Baren, Van Traa (Netherlands)
Jorge Velasco Fernandez, AXPO Iberia (Spain) 
Jaime Soroa, Meana Green Maura & Co (Spain)
11:00 » 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 » 13:00 Seminar session 6: Panel Discussion/Keynote Speaker: Forum Shopping in Insolvency Proceedings
Moderator:
Anouk Rosielle, Dentons Boekel NV (Netherlands)
Speakers:
Mateus Andrade, Andrade Dias (Portugal) 
Krijn Hoogenboezem, Dentons Boekel NV (Netherlands) 
Arthur Steinmann, Fleet Hamburg (Germany) 
13:00 » 14:00 Lunch
16:30 » 17:30 Optional afternoon social program - Guided visit to the Guggenheim Museum
Included in the registration fees.
17:30 » 19:30 Optional dinner & boat tour
Not included in the registration fees, tickets can be purchased on registration form

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