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09:00 - 09:30 30 mins
Welcome Coffee
09:30 - 09:45 15 mins
Chairs' Opening Remarks
  • Georgia Dawson - Asia Managing Partner, Freshfields
  • Kevin Hellard - Partner & Practice Leader, Contentious Insolvency & Asset Recovery, Grant Thornton
10:30 - 11:00 30 mins
Refreshment Break
11:00 - 11:45 45 mins
Forum shopping in insolvency as a result of fraud

Using jurisdictional opportunities to close the net on fraudsters in an insolvency and make recoveries. This panel will consider the advantages and disadvantages of deploying proceedings in various jurisdictions to safeguard, trace and recover assets and will to conclude with a recovery plan.

11:45 - 12:30 45 mins
Transactions preceding insolvency – a comparative analysis of whether, and how, fraudulent transactions can be unwound

This panel will consider the powers available in different Asian jurisdictions to office holders and the Courts to unwind transactions preceding the insolvency

12:30 - 13:40 70 mins
Lunch
13:40 - 14:25 45 mins
Panel: Pre-Judgment Receiverships in International Asset Recovery

Obtaining pre-judgment receiverships, and practical issues that arise during a receivership              

14:25 - 15:10 45 mins
Comparative Powers of Insolvency Practitioners
15:10 - 15:40 30 mins
Refreshment Break
15:40 - 16:25 45 mins
Can You Settle With a Fraudster?

Fraud is traditionally considered an area in which mediation does not work.  This panel considers how parties can approach settlement negotiations in disputes where there are serious dishonesty allegations, and what lawyers should be mindful of in drafting settlement agreements in fraud claims.

17:10 - 17:25 15 mins
Chair's Summation & Close of Conference
  • Georgia Dawson - Asia Managing Partner, Freshfields
  • Kevin Hellard - Partner & Practice Leader, Contentious Insolvency & Asset Recovery, Grant Thornton