International
Insolvency Institute

12th Annual III Conference

Supreme Court of France
Paris, France
June 21‐22, 2012

Conference Co‐Chairs:    
Richard Dammann, Clifford Chance Europe LLP, Paris
E. Bruce Leonard, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, Toronto
Mr. Justice Yves Merlat, Paris
John A. Barrett, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, Houston

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Wednesday June 20, 2012 - Schedule

12:00 – 5:00 III NextGen Leadership Program 

(Program Delgates Only Please)

Offices of Clifford Chance Europe
9, place Vendôme, 75001 Paris, France 

4:00 – 6:00 III Judicial Committee Meeting

(Program Delgates Only Please)

Presentations
Judicial Communications Between Common Law and Civil Law Jurisdictions (PPTX)

Co-Chairs    
Justice Eberhard Nietzer, Amtsgericht Heilbronn, Heilbronn
Justice Geoffrey B. Morawetz,Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Toronto
Justice David Richards, Royal Courts of Justice, London

Offices of Clifford Chance Europe
9, place Vendôme, 75001 Paris, France 

6:00 – 7:30 Opening Reception

(Generously Sponsored by IWIRC)

Winter Garden/Jardin d’Hiver
The Westin Paris – Vendôme
3, Rue de Castiglione, 75001 Paris, France

Welcome and Sponsors Presentation

7:30 – 10:30 II-Fest: Welcome to Paris Dinner

(Ticketed Event: III Members and Guests Only Please)

Musée du Vin, 5, Square Charles
Dickens, Rue des Eaux, 75016 Paris

(The III-Fest includes a tour of the Museum, a wine tasting and a delightful private dinner in the Museum’s Wine Cellar. Space is limited to 60 Members and guests)

Dress Code: Smart Casual


Thursday June 21, 2012

8:00 – 9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast for Registered Delegates

9:00 – 9:15 Welcome Address: Mm le Président Claire Favre

Président of the Comercial Chamber of the Supreme Court of France, Paris

9:15– 10:30 Showcase Presentation: Rethinking Chapter 11

Co-Chairs
Professor Kenneth N. Klee, University of California, Los Angeles
Richard B. Levin, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York

Speakers    
Michael Crystal, Q.C, 3-4 South Square, London
Burkard Göpfert, Gleiss Lutz, Munich
Olivier Puech, Gide Loyrette Nouel, Paris

Papers
Rethinking Chapter 11 (Richard Levin, Prof. Kenneth Klee)

10:30 – 10:45 Refreshment Break

10:45 – 11:45 Challenges for Sovereign Debt Restructuring: The Eurozone Debt Crisis and Beyond

Co‐Chairs
Professor Christoph G. Paulus, Humboldt University, Berlin
Steven T. Kargman, Kargman Associates, New York

Speakers
Professor Alberto Mazzoni, Catholic University of Milan, Milan
Barry O’Neill, Eugene F. Collins, Dublin
Stathis Potamitis, Potamitisvekris, Athens
Professor Steven L. Schwarcz, Duke University, Durham, N.C.

Papers

11:45 – 12:30 Recognition and Coordination of International Domestic Cases and Obstacles to Recognition of Foreign Proceedings under the Model Law

Chair
Robin E. Phelan, Haynes and Boone LLP, Dallas

Speakers
Lucio Ghia, Studio Legale Ghia, Rome
Gerhard Gispen, Simmons & Simmons, Amsterdam
Thomas S. Heather, Heather & Heather, Mexico City
Daniel M. Glosband, Goodwin Procter LLP, Boston
Arnaud Pérès, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, Paris
Fabio Rosas, TozziniFreire Advogados, São Paulo

Papers

Presentations
When is Comi Measured Under chapter 15? (PPT) (Daniel M. Glosband)

12:30 – 1:30 Buffet Lunch for Registered Delegates: Barreau de Paris

1:30 – 2:15 Developments and Issues in the E.U. Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings (Presented by the Committee on the E.U. Regulation)

Co‐Chairs    
Professor Stefania Bariatti, Chiomenti Studio Legale, Milan
Martin Prager, PLUTA Rechtsanwalts GmbH, Munich

Speakers
Vincent Gladel, BGM Bauland Gladel & Martinez, Paris
Professor Christoph G. Paulus, Humboldt University, Berlin
Professor Bob Wessels, Leiden University, Leiden

2:15 – 3:00 Prospective Principles for Coordination of Multinational Corporate Group Insolvencies

(Presented by the Committee on International Jurisdiction and Coordination)

Chair
Hon. Ralph R. Mabey, Stutman, Treister & Glatt, P.C., Salt Lake City

Speakers
Justice Eberhard Nietzer, Amtsgericht Heilbronn, Heilbronn
Hon. James M. Peck,United States Bankruptcy Court, New York
Justice Jean-Luc Vallens, Court of Appeal, Colmar, France
Susan P. Johnston, Covington & Burling LLP, New York
Professor Irit Ronen-Mevorach, University of Nottingham, Nottingham

Papers
Draft: Multinational Corporate Group Guidelines (Hon. Ralph R. Mabey) 

3:00 – 4:45 Directors' and Officers' Responsibilities in Insolvencies

(Presented by the Commitee on Directors' and Officers' Responsibilities) 

Chairs 
Justice Yves Merlat, Président, Association Française en Faveur de l’Institution Consulaire 91, Paris

Speakers
Justice Miodrag Dordevic, Supreme Court of Slovenia, Ljubljana
Justice Luciano Panzani, District Court of Turin, Torino
J. William Boone, Alston & Bird LLP, Atlanta
Olivier Chavane de Dalmassy, Selarl SMJ, Versailles
Michael Jaffé, Jaffé Rechtsanwalte Insolvenzvenwalter, Munich
David Marks, Q.C., 3-4 South Square, London

Papers

Presentations
Directors' and Officers' Responsibilities in Insolvencies (PPTX)

3:45 – 4:30 Rights and Roles of Unsecured Creditors 

(Presented by IWIRC) 

Chair
Judith Elkin, Haynes and Boone LLP, New York

Speakers
Justice Brigitte Petiet,Commercial Court of Nanterre, Nanterre
Justice Barbara Romaine, Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, Calgary
Pernille Bigaard, Plesner Svane Gronborg, Copenhagen
Patricia Godfrey, Nabarro LLP, London
Debra Grassgreen, Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP, San Francisco
Annerose Tashiro, Schultze & Braun, Archern

Papers

4:30 – 4:45 The 2012 III Gold Medal Prize in International Insolvency Studies

(Presented by the Committee on International Insolvency Studies)

Co‐Chairs
Professor Christoph Paulus, Humboldt University, Berlin
Professor Hon. Samuel L. Bufford, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania

(A presentation by the Gold Medal Winner of the Institute’s 2012 Prize in International Insolvency Studies)

Papers

5:00 – 5:45 III Academic Committee Meeting

(Members Only Please)

Co‐Chairs
Professor Christoph Paulus, Humboldt University, Berlin
Professor Hon. Samuel L. Bufford, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania

7:30 – 10:30 III Leadership and Sponsor Dinner

(Ticketed Event: By Invitation Only)
Restaurant Macéo, 15 rue des Petits Champs, 75001 Paris

(Wine tasting and private dinner in appreciation to the Platinum and Gold Sponsors of our wonderful Paris Conference)


Friday June 22, 2012

8:00 – 9:00 III Annual Members’ Meeting, Barreau de Paris

(Members Only Please) Bibliothèque du Barreau de Paris, Salle Haute (Library of the Paris Bar located in the Palais de la Justice, Upstairs Room)

A continental breakfast will be available for Members.

Paper
Need to Establish an International Rule for Out of Court Workout Agreed By the Centrak Bank, the Bankers; Associations and Other Organizations Worldwide (Dr. Shinjiro Takagi)

9:00 – 9:45 Keynote Address

Dr. Olli Rehn, Vice-President, European Union Commission and Directorate for Economic and Monetary Affairs, Brussels

9:45– 10:45 Showcase Presentation: Planning for Failure: Use of Insolvency Proceedings for Systemically Important Financial Institutions

Chair
Edwin E. Smith, Bingham McCutchen LLP, Boston

Speakers    
Donald S. Bernstein, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, New York
Carlos Mack, BBL Bernsau Brockdorff, Munich
Hideyuki Sakai, Bingham McCutchen Murase, Sakai Mimura, Tokyo
Nicholas A. Segal, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, London
Rebecca J. Simmons, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York

Papers

Presentations 
Planning for Failure (PPTX) (Edwin E. Smith)

10:45 – 11:00 Refreshment Break

11:00 – 11:45 International ADR 2.0: Big Solutions for Big Problems

(Presented by the International ADR Committee)

Co‐Chairs 
Hon. Elizabeth S. Stong,United States Bankruptcy Court, New York
Jacques Ferry, Paris

Speakers    
Hon. Allan L. Gropper,United States Bankruptcy Court, New York
Zack A. Clement, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, Houston
Jean Dominique Daudier de Cassini, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, Paris
Dennis C. O’Donnell,Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, New York
Sebastian Seelman-Eggebert, Latham & Watkins, Hamburg

Papers

11:45 – 12:30 Lessons from Lehman

Co-Chairs
Harvey R. Miller, Weil Gotshal & Manges, New York
Hon. James M. Peck,United States Bankruptcy Court, New York

Speakers
Lori R. Fife, Weil Gotshal & Manges, New York
Rutger J Graaf Schimmelpenninck, Houthoff Buruma, Amsterdam
Mike Jervis, PricewaterhouseCoopers, London

Papers
In re Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. From Chaos to Consensus (Harvey R. Miller and Lori R. Fife)

Presentations
In re Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. From Chaos to Consensus (PPT) (Harvey R. Miller, Lori R. Fife, and Maurice Horwitz)

12:30 – 1:30 Buffet Lunch for Registered Delegates: Barreau de Paris

1:30 – 2:15 Judicial Communications between Common Law and Civil Law Jurisdictions (Presented by the III Judicial Committee)

Co‐Chairs    
Justice Eberhard Nietzer, Amtsgericht Heilbronn, Heilbronn
Justice Geoffrey B. Morawetz, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Toronto
Justice David Richards, Royal Courts of Justice, London

Speakers
Hon. Burton R. Lifland,United States Bankruptcy Court, New York
Justice Jean-Luc Vallens, Court of Appeal, Colmar, France
Justice W.A.H. Melissen,District Court of Amsterdam, 7 Amsterdam

2:15 – 3:00 III/ALI Project on Principles of Co-operation in International Insolvencies

Co-Chairs
Professor Bob Wessels, Leiden University, Leiden
Professor Ian F. Fletcher, University College London, London

Papers
Report to ALI (Professor Bob Wessels and Professor Ian F. Fletcher) 

3:00 – 3:45 Sovereign Insolvency Experiences in Latin America

(Presented by the III Latin American Committee)

Co-Chairs
Thomas Benes Felsberg, Felsberg e Associados, São Paulo
Ricardo W. Beller, Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal, Buenos Aires

Speakers 
Agustin Berdeja-Prieto, Berdeja y Asociados, S.C., Mexico City
Carmen Corrales,Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, New York

Papers

Presentations
Mexico: Its Response to the 1994-1995 Crisis (PPTX) (Agustin Berdeja-Prieto)

3:45 – 4:45 Insolvency à la française

Chair
Reinhard Dammann, Clifford Chance Europe LLP, Paris

Speakers
M. le Conseiller Jean-Pierre Remery, Conseiller of the Commercial Chamber of the Supreme Court of France, Paris
Hélène Bourbouloux, Selarl FHB - Facques Hess Bourbouloux, Paris
Cédric Colaert, Eight Advisory, Paris
Marc Sénéchal,President, National Counsel of Judicial Administrators, Bécheret Thierry Sénéchal Gorrias, Paris

Papers

Presentations

4:45 – 5:00 Consumer Insolvency Issues and Developments

Co‐Chairs
Luis Manuel C. Mejan, Haynes and Boone LLP, Mexico City
Hon. Louise DeCarl Adler,United States Bankruptcy Court, San Diego

Papers

Presentations

5:00 – 5:30 III Business and Planning Meeting

5:30 Conference Adjourns

7:30 - 10:30 III Legendary Paris Dinner

Cercle de l’Union Interalliée
33 rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré
75008 Paris

7:30 Reception

8:00 Legendary Paris Dinner

Presentation of the III 2012 Outstanding Contributions Award

Introduction
Hon. Charles G. Case, United States Bankruptcy Court, Phoenix

Honouree
John A. Barrett, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, Houston

Presented By
Ronald DeKoven, 3-4 South Square, London

Appreciation By
Ben B. Floyd, Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr PC, Houston


A. International Organization Projects

American Law Institute / International Insolvency Institute
Guidelines for Court‐to‐Court Communications in Cross‐Border Cases:

 
ALI/III Principles of Cooperation in International Insolvency Cases (2012) 

  1. English
  2. Arabic
  3. Chinese
  4. Croatian
  5. French
  6. Georgian
  7. German
  8. Greek
  9. Italian
  10. Japanese
  11. Korean
  12. Portuguese
  13. Russian
  14. Spanish
  15. Swedish

European Union

International Bar Association
Cross‐Border Insolvency Concordat (1995)


B. International Arbitration and Enforcement of Judgments


C. UNCITRAL Texts


D. International Treaties Relating to Bankruptcy


E. Selected Domestic Insolvency Legislation

The International Insolvency Institute gratefully acknowledges the generous support for the very special Tenth Anniversary Conference in Rome for the following Sponsors.

Argentina 
Insolvency and Bankruptcy Law (1995, as later amended) (English) (Spanish)
Cross Border Insolvency Bill (2002)

Australia
Corporations Act (2001) – Insolvency
Bankruptcy Act 1966, as amended up to Act No. 20 of 2005 (Vol. 1)
Bankruptcy Act 1966, as amended up to Act No. 20 of 2005 (Vol. 2)

Barbados
Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, 2001‐34

Belgium
Bankruptcy Act (as of 2003) (French)
Reorganization Act (as of 1998) (French)

Brazil
New Bankruptcy Law (2005)

Canada
Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (as of March 5, 2007)
Part XIII: International Insolvencies
Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (as of March 5, 2007)

China
Enterprise Bankruptcy Law (2007)

France
Commercial Code, Book VI: The Financial Difficulty of Enterprises (as amended by law 2005‐845 of July 26,2005)

Germany
Insolvency Statute of 5 October 1994 (as of January 1, 2004)
The Insolvency Act 1994 (as amended 2003) (German)

Ghana
Bodies Corporate (Official Liquidations Act), 1963 (Act 180)

Gibraltar
Gibraltar Legislation, Supplement No. 16 (2004), Part VI, Winding Up

Hong Kong
Bankruptcy Ordinance

India
Chapter V
The Recovery of Debts Due to Banks and Financial Institutions Act (1993)
The Sick Industrial Companies (Special Provisions) Act, 1985

Indonesia
The Bankruptcy Act

Japan
Summary of Law on Recognition and Assistance of a Foreign Insolvency Proceeding (2000)

Kazakhstan
Law on Bankruptcy

Korea
Company Reorganization Act (as amended 1998)
Composition Act (as amended 1998)

Malaysia
Bankruptcy Act 1967 (as amended 1988)

Mexico
Business Reorganization Act
International Bankruptcy Provisions

Montenegro
Law on Business Organization Insolvency (as of 2002)

The Netherlands
Bankruptcy Act (as amended 2002) (English)(as amended 2005) (Dutch)

Poland
Insolvency and Restructuring Act (2003) Part 1Part 2

Portugal
Insolvency Act (2004)

Romania
Law No. 64 on Insolvency Proceedings (1995)
Law No. 637 on regulating private international law relations in the field of insolvency (2002)

Singapore
Part VII – Arrangements and Reconstructions

South Africa
Cross‐Border Insolvency Act

Spain
Insolvency Act 2003 (Spanish)

United Kingdom
Insolvency Act (1986)
Insolvency Act ss. 13‐18 (2000)
Enterprise Act (2002), Part 10 – Insolvency

United States
Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (2005)
Chapter 15


F. Major Cross-Border Insolvency Protocols

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol and Order in Re Barzel Industries Canada Inc. between Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Toronto(Mr. Justice Geoffrey B. Morawetz), Case No. 09‐CL‐8363 (September 15, 2009), including approval and adoption of the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases.s and United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware(Hon. Christopher S. Sontchi), Case No. 09‐13204 (CSS) (September 17, 2009), including approval and adoption of the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases.

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol and Order in Re AbitibiBowater Inc. between the Superior Court of the Province of Quebec (Hon. Clement Gascon), Case No. 500‐11‐036133‐094 (July 28, 2009), including approval and adoption of the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases.s and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Hon. Kevin J. Carey), Case No. 09‐11296 (KJC) (July 7, 2009), including approval and adoption of the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases.

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol and Order in Re Eddie Bauer Holdings, Inc., et al. between the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Toronto (Mr. Justice Geoffrey B. Morawetz), Case No. 09‐8240‐CL (June 25, 2009), including approval and adoption of the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases.s and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Hon. Mary F. Walrath), Case No. 09‐12099 (June 24, 2009), including approval and adoption of the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases.

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol and Order in Re Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., et al. issued by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (Hon. James M. Peck), Case No. 08‐13555 (June 17, 2009), including approval and adoption of the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases.

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol and Order in Re Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC issued by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (Hon. Burton R. Lifland), Adv. Pro. No. 08‐1789 (June 9, 2009), including approval and adoption of the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases.

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol and Order in Re SemCanada Crude Company et al. between the Queen's Bench of Alberta for the Judicial District of Calgary (Justice B.E.C. Romaine), Action No. 0801‐08510 (May 22, 2009), including approval and adoption of the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases.s and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Hon. Brendan L. Shannon), Case No. 08‐11525 (BLS), (September 24, 2009).

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Masonite International Inc.between Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Toronto (Mr. Justice Colin Campbell), Case No. 09‐8075‐00CL (March 16, 2009) and United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Hon. Peter J. Walsh), Case No. 09‐10844 (PJW), (April 14, 2009) substantially incorporating the principles of the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases.

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Smurfit‐Stone Container Canada Inc.between Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Toronto (Madam Justice Sarah E. Pepall), Case No. 09‐7966‐00CL (March 12, 2009) and United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Hon. Brendan L. Shannon), Case No. 09‐10235 (BLS), (March 12, 2009) substantially incorporating the principles of the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases.

Re Milacron Canada Ltd. (Ontario Superior Court of Justice) (Mr. Justice Colin Campbell) Case No. CV‐09‐8060‐00CL (March 10, 2009) approving the application of the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases.

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Nortel Networks Corporation between Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Toronto (Mr. Justice Geoffrey B. Morawetz), Case No. 09‐CL‐7950 (January 14, 2009) and United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Hon. Kevin Gross), Case No. 09‐10138 (KG), (January 15, 2009) including approval and adoption of the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases.

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol and Order in Re Calpine Corporation between the United States Bankruptcy for the Southern District of New York (Hon. Burton R. Lifland), Case No. 05‐60200 (April 9, 2007) and Court of Queens Bench of Alberta (Madam Justice B.E.C. Romaine), Case No. 0501‐17864 (April 7, 2007) including approval and adoption of the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases..

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Quebecor World Inc. between the Superior Court for the Province of Quebec (Mr. Justice Robert Mongeon), Case No. 500‐11‐032338‐085 (January 21, 2008) and the United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York (Hon. James Peck), Case No. 08‐10152, (April 17, 2008), including approval and adoption of the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases.

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Progressive Moulded Products Ltd. between the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Toronto (Mr. Justice Geoffrey B. Morawetz), Case No. CV‐08‐7590‐00CL, (June 24, 2008) and the United States Bankruptcy Court, including approval and adoption of the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases.

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Pope & Talbot Ltd. between the British Columbia Supreme Court, Vancouver (Chief Justice Donald I. Brenner), Case No. SO77839, (December 14, 2007) and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, (Hon. Christopher Sontchi), Case No. 07‐11738 including approval and adoption of the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases.

Re Refco Capital Markets ( Supreme Court of Bermuda) (Mr. Justice Ian Kawaley) Case No. 2005:328 (December 12, 2006) (Approving the application of the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases.)

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Sendo International Limited between the commercial Court of Nanterre, France (Mr. Justice Jerome Mandrillon) and the Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice, London (June 1, 2006.)

Orders Adopting the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases.s With Certain Modifications in Re Androscoggin Energy LLC, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maine (Hon. Louis H. Kornreich), Case No. 04‐12221‐LHK, (January 12, 2005), and Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Mr. Justice J.M. Farley), Court File No. 04‐CL‐5643 January 6, 2005).

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Systech Retail Systems Corporation between the Ontario Court of Justice, Toronto (Mr. Justice J.D. Ground), Court File No. 03‐CL‐4836, (January 20, 2003) and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Raleigh Division (Hon. A. Thomas Small), Case No. 03‐00142‐5‐ATS, (January 30, 2003) including approval and adoption of the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases.

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Mosaic Group Inc. between the Ontario Court of Justice, Toronto (Mr. Justice J.M. Farley), Court File No. 02‐CL‐4816, (December 7, 2002) and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas (Hon. Harlin DeWayne Hale), Case No. 02‐81440, (January 8, 2003), including approval and adoption of the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court‐to‐Court Communications in Cross Border Cases.

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Federal‐Mogul Global Inc. et al. between the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Hon. Randall Newsome), Case No. 01‐10578, (October 4, 2001) and the Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice of England, (October 1, 2001) and Final Order Approving Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Federal‐Mogul Global Inc. et al., United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Hon. Randall Newsome), Case No. 01‐10578, (January 7, 2002).

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Financial Asset Management Foundation between Supreme Court of British Columbia (Chief Justice Donald I. Brenner) Case No. 11‐213464/VA.01 (August 1, 2001) and United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California (Hon. Louise Adler) Case No. 01‐03649‐304 (July 25, 2001).

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Pioneer Companies between the Quebec Superior Court, (Re PCI Chemicals Canada Inc.,) (Madam Justice Danielle Mayrand), Case No. 5000‐05‐066677‐012, (August 1, 2001) and United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, (Re Pioneer Companies Inc.) Case No. 01‐38259, (August 1, 2001): providing for Court‐to‐Court communications consistent with The American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases.

(English) (French)

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in 360Networks Inc. between British Columbia Supreme Court, Vancouver (Mr. Justice D.F. Tysoe), Case No. L011792, (June 28, 2001) and United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (Hon. Allan L. Gropper), Case No. 01‐13721‐alg, (August 29, 2001).

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Laidlaw Inc. between Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Toronto (Mr. Justice J.M. Farley), Case No. 01‐CL‐4178, (August 10, 2001) and United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York (Hon. Michael J. Kaplan), Case No. 01‐14099, (August 20, 2001).

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in PSINet Inc.et al. between Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Toronto (Mr. Justice J.M. Farley), Case No. 01‐CL‐4155, (July 10, 2001) and United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (Hon. Robert E. Gerber), Case No. 01‐13213, (July 10, 2001) including approval and adoption of the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases.

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Matlack Inc.between Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Toronto (Mr. Justice J.M. Farley), Case No. 01‐CL‐4109, (April 19, 2001) and United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Hon. Mary F. Walrath), Case No. 01‐01114 (MFW), (May 24, 2001) including approval and adoption of the American Law Institute Guidelines for Court-to-Court Communications for Cross-Border Cases.

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in AgriBio Tech Inc. between Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Toronto (Mr. Justice J.M. Farley), Case No. 31‐OR‐371448, (June 16, 2000) and United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada (Hon. Linda B. Riegle), Case No. 500‐10534 LBR, (June 28, 2000) providing for Court‐to‐Court Communications.

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Manhattan Investment Fund Limited between United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (Hon. Burton R. Lifland), Case No. 00‐10922BRL, (April 2000) and High Court of Justice of the British Virgin Islands (Chief Justice Austin Ward), Case No. 19 of 2000, (April, 2000) and Supreme Court of Bermuda (Mr. Justice Kenneth A. Benjamin), Case No. 2000/37, (April 2000).

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Inverworld, Inc. between United States District Court for the Western District of Texas (Hon. Frederick Biery), Case No. SA99‐C0822FB, (October 22, 1999) and U.K. High Court of Justice, Chancery Division, (1999) and the Grand Court of the Cayman Island, (1999).

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Philip Services Corporation between United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Hon. Mary Walrath), Case No. 99‐B‐02385, (June 28, 1999) and Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Toronto (Mr. Justice Robert A. Blair), Case No. 99‐CL‐3442, (June 25, 1999).

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Livent Inc. between United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (Hon. Arthur Gonzales), Case No. 98‐B‐48312, and Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Toronto (Mr. Justice J.D. Ground), Case No. 98‐CL‐3162, (June 11, 1999).

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Loewen Group between United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Chief Judge Peter J. Walsh) Case No. 99‐1244, (June 30, 1999) and Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Toronto (Mr. Justice J.M. Farley) Case No. 99‐CL‐3384, (June 1, 1999).

Cross‐Border Liquidation Protocol in Re AIOC Corporation and AIOC Resources AG between United States and Switzerland: United States Bankruptcy Court for Southern District Court of New York (Chief Judge Tina L. Brozman), Case Nos. 96 B 41895 and 96 B 41896, (April 3, 1998).

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Solv‐Ex Canada Limited and Re Solv‐Ex Corporation between Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench (Mr. Justice G.R. Forsyth), Case No. 9701‐10022, (January 28, 1998) and United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Mexico (Hon. Mark McFeely), Case No. 11‐97‐14362‐MA, (January 28, 1998).

Cross‐Border Liquidation Protocol in Re Tee‐Comm Electronics Inc. between Ontario Court of Justice and United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Hon. Peter J. Walsh), Case No. 97‐1100 (PJW), (July 3, 1997).

Cross‐Border Insolvency Concordatas Adopted by the Council of the International Bar Association Section on Business Law (Paris: September 17, 1995) and by the Council of the International Bar Association (Madrid: May 31, 1996).

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol between the United States and Israel in Re Nakash United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, Case No. 94 B 44840, (May 23, 1996) and District Court of Jerusalem, Case No. 1595/87, (May 23, 1996).

Order Co‐ordinating Canadian and United States Reorganizational Plans in Re Everfresh Beverages Inc. Ontario Court of Justice; Toronto (Mr. Justice J.M. Farley), Case No. 32‐077978, (May 15, 1996).

Orders Approving Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol between Canada and the United States in Re Everfresh Beverages Inc., Ontario Court of Justice, Toronto (Mr. Justice J.M. Farley), Case No. 32‐077978, (December 20, 1995) and United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. (Hon. Burton R. Lifland), Case No. 95 B 45405, (December 20, 1995).

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Commodore Electronics Limited and Commodore International Limited between the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York and the Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas (December 8, 1994).

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol in Re Olympia & York Developments Limited between Ontario Court of Justice, Toronto (Mr. Justice R.A. Blair), Case No. B125/92, (July 26, 1993) and United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (Hon. James L. Garrity, Jr.), Case No’s 92‐B‐42698‐42701, (July 15, 1993) (Reasons for Decision of the Ontario Court of Justice: (1993), 20 C.B.R. (3d) 165).

Cross‐Border Insolvency Protocol and Order Approving Protocol in Re Maxwell Communication plc between the United States and the United Kingdom. United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (Hon. Tina L. Brozman), Case No. 91 B 15741, (January 15, 1992) and the High Court of Justice, Chancery Division, Companies Court, Case No. 0014001 of 1991, (December 31, 1991).

The III expresses its appreciation to Franca Tibando for organizing and co‐ordinating the III 2008 Conference CD.

The III welcomes contributions of insolvency papers, articles and materials to its website which can be forwarded to Franca to ftibando@casselsbrock.com .

The International Insolvency Institute is a non‐profit association comprised of leading insolvency professionals, judges, academics and insolvency regulators from over 35 different countries around the world. Its goals are to enhance and promote fair and effective international insolvency systems and procedures. Contributions of insolvency‐oriented materials to the Institute’s website are most welcome and should be directed to Bruce Leonard at bleonard@casselsbrock.com (tel: 416 869 5757; fax 416 640 3027).

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