The Law Society of Singapore

Marina Bay Sands and Expo Convention Centre

10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956

Level 3, Cassia Main Ballroom
Day 1 (Monday, 23 July 2018)
Time Programme
08:15am - 09:00am Registration
09:00am - 09:05am Welcome Address

Sushil Nair – Chairperson (Insolvency Practice Committee), The Law Society of Singapore; Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Drew & Napier LLC

09:05am - 09:15am Introductory Remarks

Seshadri Rajagopalan – Chairman, Insolvency Practitioners Association of Singapore Limited; Partner, SR Associates LLP

09:15am - 10:00am Keynote Address

The Honourable Justice Kannan Ramesh – Supreme Court of Singapore

10:00am - 10:30am Tea Break
10:30am - 12:15pm Plenary Session 1: Where We Are, Where Should We Go?
Chair
  • Edwin Tong, SC - Senior Minister of State for Law and Health; Member of Parliament for Marine Parade GRC
  • Panellists
  • Sumant Batra – Chief Mentor, INSOL India; Managing Partner, Kesar Dass B. & Associates (India)
  • Shaun Langhorne – President, TMA South East Asia Chapter; Partner, Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee
  • Sushil Nair – Chairperson (Insolvency Practice Committee), The Law Society of Singapore; Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Drew & Napier LLC
  • Seshadri Rajagopalan – Chairman, Insolvency Practitioners Association of Singapore Limited; Partner, SR Associates LLP
12:15pm - 01:15pm Lunch
01:15pm - 03:00pm Breakout Sessions
03:00pm - 04:45pm Regulators’ Session: The Role of Administrators and Regulators in Cross-Border Insolvency
Chair
  • Tan Boon Heng – Official Assignee / Official Receiver / Public Trustee / Registrar of Moneylenders & Pawnbrokers, Ministry of Law
Panellists
  • Abigail Asiddao-Alcantara – Legal Officer (Office of the General Counsel), Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Philippines)
  • Dr. Madhu Sudan Sahoo – Chairperson, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India
  • Kraisorn Singharajwara – Legal Execution of Bankruptcy Case Specialist, Ministry of Justice (Thailand)
  • Beverly Wee – Director, Corporate Insolvency Division, Insolvency Office, Ministry of Law
04:45pm onwards Networking Reception (Hosted by IWRIC)
Day 2 (Tuesday, 24 July 2018)
Time Programme
08:30am - 09:00am Registration
09:00am - 10:45am Judicial Insolvency Network: Mock Hearing
Participating Organisations
  1. Allen & Gledhill LLP
  2. BlackOak LLC
  3. Drew & Napier LLC
  4. Harneys
  5. Jones Day
  6. Kirkland & Ellis LLP
  7. Polycom Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
  8. Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
  9. Shook Lin & Bok LLP
  10. WongPartnership LLP

This session is sponsored by Harneys.

10:45am - 11:15am Tea Break
11:15am - 11:45am Judgement
11:45am - 01:30pm Breakout Sessions
01:30pm - 02:30pm Lunch
02:30pm - 04:15pm Judicial Colloquium: Do and can Courts’ make a difference in promoting an efficient, fair and successful Cross-Border Restructuring and Insolvency
Chair
Panellists
04:15pm - 04:20pm Closing Remarks

Andrew Chan – Chairperson (Organising Committee), The Law Society of Singapore

04:20pm End
End of Day 2