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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
09:45 - 10:30 45 mins
Panel: Enforcement and Recognition – Asian perspectives

Recognition of judgments, interim orders, and insolvencies in different jurisdictions, and any particular difficulties in Asia

  • Ian De Witt - Partner, Tanner De Witt (Hong Kong)
  • Francis Xavier - Regional Head, Dispute Resolution, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP (Singapore)
  • Tony Budidjaja - Senior Partner, Budidjaja International Lawyers (Indonesia)
  • Georgia Chang - Senior Partner, Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law (Taiwan)
10:30 - 11:00 30 mins
Refreshment Break
11:00 - 11:45 45 mins
Getting your Money Back Direct Enforcement Against Assets or an Insolvency Process?
  • Pariyapol Kamolsilp - Attorney, Kudun & Partners (Thailand)
  • Randall Arthur - Insolvency Litigation, International Judgement Enforcement & Offshore Asset Recovery Lawyer, Kobre & Kim (Hong Kong)
  • ngo Tung Ngo Thanh - Partner, VILAF (Vietnam)
  • nic Nick Wood - Partner, Grant Thornton
11:45 - 12:30 45 mins
Making recoveries – claims against Rogue Directors and finding Deep Pocket Defendants

Bringing claims against an insolvent company's directors, and claims against deep pocket defendants such as auditors

  • Abraham Vergis - Managing Partner, Providence Law Asia LLC (Singapore)
  • Anirudh Krishnan - Advocate, Founding Partner, AK Law Chambers (India)
  • Sakchai Limsiripothong - Partner, Weerawong C&P (Thailand)
  • Jeff Lane - Partner, Tanner de Witt (Hong Kong)
  • Nick Gronow - Senior Managing Director Corporate Finance, FTI Consulting (Singapore)
12:30 - 13:40 70 mins
Lunch
13:40 - 14:20 40 mins
Panel: Pre-Judgment Receiverships in International Asset Recovery

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

  • Amanda Lees - Of Counsel, Simmons & Simmons
  • Junya Naito - Partner/Attorney-at-law, Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba (Japan)
  • Danny Ong - Partner, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP (Singapore)
14:20 - 15:00 40 mins
Comparative Powers of Insolvency Practitioners
  • Sara Sheffield - Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan (Dubai)
  • Smitha Menon - Partner, WongPartnership LLP (Singapore)
  • Bahram Vakil - Founder & Senior Partner, AZB & Partners (India)
  • Christopher So - Partner, PWC (Hong Kong)
15:00 - 15:30 30 mins
Refreshment Break
15:30 - 16:10 40 mins
Bribery: Fresh Perspectives

Interesting aspects of the current law on bribery that can be useful in fraud litigation

  • Steven Molo - Partner, MoloLamken (USA)
  • Amanda Lees - Of Counsel, Simmons & Simmons
  • Simran Toor - Partner, WongPartnership LLP (Singapore)
16:10 - 16:45 35 mins
Panel: Lessons from 1MDB
  • Sudharsanan Thillainathan - Partner, Steven Thiru & Sudhar Partnership (Malaysia)
  • Andi F. Simangunsong - Managing Partner, AFS Partnership (Indonesia)
16:45 - 17:00 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