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LONDON

INTERNATIONAL INSOLVENCY & RESTRUCTURING SYMPOSIUM

Friday, October 29, 2010 The Savoy London, England


LONDON

INTERNATIONAL INSOLVENCY & RESTRUCTURING SYMPOSIUM

WELCOME

Please join ABI at the annual International Insolvency & Restructuring Symposium. Back in London at The Savoy Hotel, and in its sixth year, the symposium features some of the world’s top restructuring professionals, speaking on the industry’s hottest topics. The educational program has been developed to provide the attendees with an interactive learning experience led by a faculty of prominent practitioners and commentators, as well as a leading U.S. bankruptcy Judge. Earn up to 6 hours of CLE/CPE/CPD credit!

I N A D D I T I O N , A L L AT T E N D E E S W I L L RECEIVE A COPY OF European Union Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings: An Introductory Analysis, Third Edition Updated to reflect recent case law and modifications to the EU Insolvency Regulation, this book is a primer that covers jurisdictional issues, “winding-up” procedures such as the appointment of a liquidator, and recognition of judgments, creditors’ rights and other provisions. Written by Prof. Bob Wessels of University of the Leiden Law School in the Netherlands, this book is an invaluable resource for professionals who find themselves increasingly involved in cross-border insolvency cases.

2010

INTERNATIONAL INSOLVENCY & RESTRUCTURING SYMPOSIUM

PRESIDENTIAL PARTNERS


PROGRAM

Friday, October 29 8:00-9:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast & Registration

9:00–9:30 a.m.

Introductions Ian G. Williams Bryan Cave LLP; London Melissa Kibler Knoll, ABI President Mesirow Financial Consulting, LLC; Chicago, USA

9:30–10:30 a.m. America Now!

A panel of eminent U.S. professionals will discuss current trends in U.S. insolvencies and restructurings, explore current legislation, comment on developments in the financial sector for distressed lending and highlight any emerging trends.

Lorie R. Beers, Moderator Seabury Group LLC; New York, USA Jo Ann J. Brighton K&L Gates LLP; Charlotte, N.C., USA Daniel C. McElhinney Epiq; New York, USA Michael P. Richman Patton Boggs LLP; New York, USA Hon. Brendan L. Shannon U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Del.); Wilmington, USA

10:30–11:00 a.m. Coffee Break

Sponsored by BTG Mesirow Financial Consulting

11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Restructurings in Europe

Is there a special relationship in Trans-Atlantic restructurings? What have we learned from LyondellBasell and Nortel?

Ken Baird, Moderator Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; London Alastair Beveridge Zolfo Cooper; London Stephen J. Shimshak Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP New York, USA Richard Stables Lazard; London

12:30–2:00 p.m.

Luncheon with Guest James H.M. Sprayregen Kirkland & Ellis LLP; Chicago, USA Sponsored by Epiq Systems

2:00–3:00 p.m.

Current Issues in Business and Finance

A special session with Robert Peston, the renowned broadcaster, presenter and journalist who published a series of exclusive articles about the global financial crisis and the “credit crunch,” who will give his views on the business stories that matter.

3:00–4:00 p.m.

The Great Debate

Large-scale insolvencies are at an unexpectedly low level. Will the sovereign debt crisis, austerity measures and lack of access to refinancings lead to a boom in work? Or is this lull ‘the new normal’? What does the future hold for insolvency professionals? A distinguished panel of experts discuss current trends and issues.

John Willcock, Moderator Global Turnaround; London Mark B. Andrews Denton Wilde Sapte LLP; London Richard Fleming KPMG LLP; London Jon Moulton Better Capital; London Anousha Sakoui Financial Times; London

4:00–4:30 p.m. Afternoon Tea

4:30–5:30 p.m.

Iceland: Restructuring a Nation

In 2008, the financial crisis that hit the world’s markets caused the collapse of three major banks in Iceland (Glitnir, Kaupthing and Landsbanki) and the near collapse of the entire Icelandic economy. This panel will explore the steps taken to stabilize the banks and begin the long process of restructuring the substantial debt they owed to international creditors.

Barry G. Russell, Moderator Bingham McCutchen LLP; London Mark Adams Deloitte LLP; London James Tanenbaum Morrison & Foerster LLP; New York, USA Mark Ziff Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin Ltd.; London

5:30–5:45 p.m.

Chairman’s Closing Remarks Ian G. Williams Bryan Cave LLP; London

5:45–7:00 p.m.

Cocktails & Canapés


LONDON

INTERNATIONAL INSOLVENCY & RESTRUCTURING SYMPOSIUM

PROGRAM CHAIR & PLANNING COMMITTEE

PROGRAM CHAIR Ian G. Williams Bryan Cave LLP; London ADVISORY BOARD Adam J. Gallagher Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; London

James Terry Bingham McCutchen LLP; London

LONDON

INTERNATIONAL INSOLVENCY & RESTRUCTURING SYMPOSIUM

SPONSORS

MAIN SPONSORS

STANDARD SPONSORS

Bingham McCutchen LLP Conyers Dill & Pearman FTI Consulting, Inc. Lawrence Graham LLP

Mourant Ozannes Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP Walkers Zolfo Cooper

MEDIA PARTNER

Global Turnaround Logo EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS PRINTED COURTESY OF

Bryan Cave LLP COFFEE BREAK SPONSORED BY

BTG Mesirow Financial Consulting


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R E G I S T R AT I O N register online: www.abiworld.org/IIS10 Name_______________________________________________________ Nickname___________________________________________________ Firm/Company_______________________________________________ Title________________________________________________________ Address_____________________________________________________ City___________________ Country______________________________ State __________________ Zip/Postal Code_______________________ Telephone ( )____________________________________________ Fax ( )_ ________________________________________________ E-mail______________________________________________________ SYMPOSIUM RATES ABI Members o US $545 o $495 New Member* o US $640 * Includes a one-year ABI membership for first-time members - a $275 value! Expired members should select the member rate and add in the membership renewal fee below. You must be an ABI member to attend the symposium.

o I WILL Attend the Luncheon Program (no charge for registrants) o I WILL Attend Cocktails & Canapes (no charge for registrants) o Guest Cocktails & Canapes Ticket US$275

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CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT

o CLE/CPE (Circle One)

Credit State(s) _______________________________ Bar No. ____________________________________

ABI MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL (optional)

Regular Govt./Academic/Nonprofit/Intl.

$275 $95

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*International members at this rate do not receive periodic mailings.

CANCELLATION POLICY

All fees, except a $75 handling fee, will be refunded if written notice of cancellation is received by October 8, 2010. No refunds will be granted after October 8, but substitutions will be allowed. Upon written request within 30 days of the symposium, a coupon for 20% off the registration fee (not including optional events) will be issued, which can be used (by the canceling registrant only) for any ABI educational program up to one year after this symposium, or for this same symposium next year.

PAYMENT

(USD only; ABI cannot accept payments in foreign currency)

TOTAL $____________ o Check payable to American Bankruptcy Institute enclosed. o Charge to Credit Card

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ENDOWMENT FUND online at: endowment.abi.org

The ABI Anthony H.N. Schnelling Endowment Fund was created in 1989 to provide resources for research and education. Projects eligible for funding include: studies relating to bankruptcy or insolvency; surveys or other analytical investigation; the education of judges, court personnel, other governmental personnel and the general public; scholarships or other educational grants; and any other projects with a material research or educational benefit to the bankruptcy and insolvency community. More than $1 million has been distributed. Contributions are tax deductible. The ABI Endowment is a 501(c)(3) taxexempt organization.

ENDOWMENT&RESEARCH To donate to the fund, please check the appropriate box on the Contribution & Pledge Card or contact P.O. Box 34709 Alexandria, VA 22334-0709 Phone: (703) 739-0800 Fax: (866) 921-1027

CONTRIBUTION&PLEDGE CARD I support insolvency research and education! Levels of Support: o o o o o o

Century Council Member Lifetime Member* Benefactor Sustaining Member Leadership Club Donor

$25,000 and Greater $10,000 - $24,999 $5,000 - $9,999 $2,000 - $4,999 $1,000 - $1,999 $100 - $1000

New contributions or pledges at or above the Sustaining Member level will be recognized at the Annual Spring Meeting. Contributions may be paid in equal installments of up to five years. All gifts are cumulative to allow donors to advance their level of contribution. * Lifetime members receive a complimentary annual membership upon completed payment of the pledge.

Donor Information

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Payment Options

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CONFERE N C E I N F O R M AT I O N

ABOUT ABI

The American Bankruptcy Institute is the nation’s largest association of bankruptcy professionals, with nearly 12,600 members. ABI members represent both debtors and creditors in business and consumer cases, and more than 75 percent of U.S. bankruptcy judges are ABI members. ABI is the nation’s largest provider of continuing legal education on bankruptcy; more than 6,000 members attend programs annually. Founded in 1982, ABI is nonprofit and nonpartisan and is located just outside Washington, D.C.

HOTEL

The Savoy Hotel is a hotel located on the Strand, in the City of Westminster in central London. Built by impresario Richard D’Oyly Carte, the hotel opened on 6 August 1889 and was the first in the Savoy group of hotels and restaurants owned by Carte’s family for over a century. The hotel is now managed by Fairmont Hotels and Resorts. It has been called “London’s most famous hotel” and remains one of London’s most prestigious and opulent hotels, with 268 rooms and panoramic views of the River Thames across Savoy Place and the Victoria Embankment, part of the Thames Embankment. For more information go to www.the-savoy.com.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT

Approval for approximately 5.5 hours of CLE credit is pending. 6.5 hours of CPE credit is also available. Please mark the appropriate box on the registration form. Solicitors Regulation Authority - The ABI is an accredited SRA provider and is authorized to selfaccredit this activity for 5.5 hours. CA MCLE - ABI certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 5.5 hours.

FINANCIAL HARDSHIP STATEMENT

ABI acknowledges that in some instances there will be persons who need to attend an educational seminar for CLE credit who are not able to pay full registration fees. ABI will handle such instances on a case-by-case basis and will work with the individual on alternative solutions. For persons who cannot meet the full registration rate, ABI will offer a reduced rate based on what the individual can reasonably afford to cover the cost of meals and materials. For persons unable to pay a reduced rate, ABI may allow the individual to work at the registration area for a few hours during attendee check-in, or assist in conference set up. ABI also has reduced rates for government employees, professors, law clerks and students. For more information, please contact the American Bankruptcy Institute at (703) 739-0800 or send an e-mail to esabin@abiworld.org.

CANCELLATION POLICY

All fees, except a $75 handling fee, will be refunded if written notice of cancellation is received by October 8, 2010. No refunds will be granted after October 8, but substitutions will be allowed. Upon written request within 30 days of the conference, a coupon for 20% off the registration fee (not including optional events) will be issued, which can be used (by the canceling registrant only) for any ABI educational program up to one year after this conference, or for this same conference next year.

QUESTIONS?

Call ABI at (703) 739-0800, or visit ABI World at www.abiworld.org/IIS10. Fax credit card orders to (866) 921-1027, or send completed registration form and payment to: ABI, P.O. Box 34709, Alexandria, VA 22334-0709, Attn. IIS10

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