AIJA/INSOL Europe Mallorca Joint Insolvency Seminar

Mallorca, Spain

13 June 2019 - 15 June 2019

Make twilight a new dawn: defensive and offensive strategies in insolvency matters


Thursday 13 June 2019

17:00 » 19:00 Registration at the Blau Privilege PortoPetro Beach Resort & Spa
Address: Carrer d'es Far, 12, 07691 Portopetro, Illes Balears, Spain
19:30 » 20:00 Welcome Drink at the Blau Privilege PortoPetro Beach Resort & Spa - La Finca Restaurant
Address: Carrer d'es Far, 12, 07691 Portopetro, Illes Balears, Spain
20:00 » 22:00 Optional Barbecue Dinner at the Blau Privilege PortoPetro Beach Resort & Spa - La Finca Restaurant
Not included in the registration fee, payable locally

Friday 14 June 2019

08:00 » 09:00 Registration at the Blau Privilege PortoPetro Beach Resort & Spa
Address: Carrer d'es Far, 12, 07691 Portopetro, Illes Balears, Spain
09:00 » 09:30

Introduction to the Seminar by AIJA/Insol Europe representatives
Wiebe De Vries, Immediate Past President
Piya Mukherjee, Deputy President – INSOL EUROPE
Introduction to the Seminar by AIJA Insolvency Commission/YMG – INSOL EUROPE
Héctor Sbert, President of the AIJA Insolvency commission
Georges-Louis Harang, Co-Chair of the Young Member Group – INSOL EUROPE

09:30 » 10:30

Panel 1 - Stakeholder liability on insolvency (Comparative directors’ and receivers’/supervisors’ liabilities in insolvency)
Moderators:
Marine Simonnot, Uggc Avocats (France)
Armando Perna, Pozzi & Partners (Italy)
Speakers:
Jeffrey Bast, BastAmron (USA)
Anna-Kaisa Remes, Castern & Snellman Attorneys Ltd (Finland)
Georg Wabl, Binder Grösswang Rechtsanwälte GmbH  (Austria)
Evert Verwey, Clifford Chance LLP (Netherlands)

10:03 » 11:15

Panel 2 - On the attack: Shareholder redress on insolvency 
Moderators:
Marine Simonnot, Uggc Avocats (France)
Armando Perna,
Pozzi & Partners (Italy)
Speakers:
Stéphanie Oneyser, Walder Wyss Ltd. (Switzerland)
Tim Wright, Bedell Cristin (BVI)
Daniel J Albert, Daniel & Wong (Malaysia)

11:15 » 11:45 Coffee Break
11:45 » 12:45

Panel 3 - How to unpack the corporate parcel -  Pros and cons of different insolvency structures for groups of companies
Moderators:
Marine Simonnot, Uggc Avocats (France)
Armando Perna, Pozzi & Partners (Italy)
Speakers:
Florian Schiller, PLUTA (Germany)
Prof. Dr. Olivier Hari, Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd & University of Neuchatel (Switzerland)
Eduardo Peixoto Gomes, Abreu Avocados (Portugal)
Daniel Radwański, Schoenherr (Poland)

12:45 » 13:00 Closing Remarks
13:00 » 14:00 Lunch Break at Ran de Mar Restaurant
14:00 » 14:45

Panel 4 - Liquidation of assets: international perspectives (International perspectives for the liquidation of assets in insolvency proceedings)
Moderators:
Elaina Bailes, Stewarts Law LLP (United Kingdom)
Georges-Louis Harang, Hoche Avocats (France)
Speakers:
Max Mailliet, E2M – Etude Max Mailliet (Luxembourg)
Karol Czepukojć, Wardynski & Partners (Poland)
Stefan Ramel, Guildhall Chambers (UK)

14:45 » 15:30

Panel 5 - Receiving support: Banking instruments to support the activities of the receivers 
Moderators:
Elaina Bailes, Stewarts Law LLP (United Kingdom)
Georges-Louis Harang,
Hoche Avocats (France)
Speakers:
Niculina Somlea, CITR (Romania)
Jose Carles & Carlos Cuestas, Carles Cuesta Abogados (Spain)
Cecilia Peregrina, Altenburger (Switzerland)

15:30 » 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 » 16:30 Debate 1 - Should companies be allowed to sail abroad to avoid national insolvency regulation? 
Moderators:
Hector Sbert, Lawants (Spain)
Georges-Louis Harang, Hoche Avocats (France)
Speakers:
Carmel King, Grant Thornton (UK)
Dominik Hohler, Walder Wyss (Switzerland)
16:30 » 16:45 Debate 1 voting results 
Hector Sbert, Lawants (Spain)
Georges-Louis Harang, Hoche Avocats (France)
16:45 » 17:00 Closing Remarks
20:30 » 21:15 Pre-drink at Mhares Sea Club
Address: Carrer Milana, s/n, 07609 Llucmajor, Balearic Islands, Spain
Departure from the hotel at 19:30
21:30 » 23:30 Dinner at Mhares Sea Club
Address: Carrer Milana, s/n, 07609 Llucmajor, Balearic Islands, Spain
Departure from the hotel at 19:30

Saturday 15 June 2019

01:00 Optional Bar & Clubbing at Farah's Legendary Club
Address:  Av. dels Benvinguts, 44, 07660 Santanyí
09:45 » 10:45 Panel 6 - Credit where credit is due: Protective strategies for creditors on debtors’ insolvency 
Moderators:
Anne Bach, GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB (Germany)
Philippe Sylvestre, E2M – Etude Max Mailliet (Luxembourg)
Speakers:
Giuseppe Salsarulo, Donativi e Associati (Italy)
Nicolas Bernardy, Brucher Thieltgen & Partners (Luxembourg)
Bart Heynickx, Altius (Belgium)
10:45 » 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 » 11:45 Debate 2 - Tools of trading:  Should companies be allowed to use restructuring/insolvency proceedings as a tool to preserve their business?
Moderators:
Anne Bach, GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB (Germany)
Philippe Sylvestre
, E2M – Etude Max Mailliet (Luxembourg)
Speakers:
Ruairi Rynn, William Fry (Ireland)
11:45 » 12:00 Debate 2 voting results 
Anne Bach, GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB (Germany)
Philippe Sylvestre, e2m (Luxembourg)
12:00 » 12:30 Debate 3 - Giving up the day job: Is maintaining employment an achievable objective within the context of insolvency proceedings?
Moderators:
Anne Bach, GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB (Germany)
Philippe Sylvestre
, e2m (Luxembourg)
Speakers:
Clarissa Nitsch, Binder Grösswang Rechtsanwälte GmbH (Austria)
Louis Verstraten, Astrea (Belgium)
12:30 » 12:45 Debate 3 voting results 
Anne Bach, GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB (Germany)
Philippe Sylvestre, E2M – Etude Max Mailliet (Luxembourg)
12:45 » 13:00 Closing Remarks - Farewell 
Anne Bach, Co-chair of the Young Member Group – INSOL EUROPE
Marine Simmonot, Vice-President of the AIJA Insolvency commission
13:00 » 14:00 Farewell Lunch at Ran de Mar Restaurant
14:30 » 18:30

Optional Wine Tour & Tapas at the Winery José Luis Ferrer
Departure by bus from the hotel lobby

20:30 Optional dinner at Na Petra restaurant
Address: Carrer Passeig d'es Port, 61, 07691 Portopetro, Illes Balears, Spain
Not included in the registration fees, payable locally

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