International
Insolvency Institute

Projects Sponsored by III

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February 2-3, 2018 - University of Texas, Austin, “Jay Lawrence Westbrook: Bankruptcy’s Universal Pragmatist” Conference
Co-sponsored with Texas Law Review Association. Registration and further details to be announced as they become available.

February 2018 - Ian Fletcher International Insolvency Law Moot
The Fletcher Moot aims to encourage the best and brightest students around the globe to learn about international insolvency law and international commercial litigation.

August 2017 - Asian Principles of Restructuring Project
Joint project with the Asian Business Law Institute to publish Asian Principles of Restructuring

May 2017 - The Impact of Brexit on Cross-Border Bankruptcy Practice
Roundtable discussion at Brooklyn Law School

April 2017 - The Impact of Brexit on Cross-Border Bankruptcy Practice
Roundtable discussion at Humboldt University

March 2017 - Ian Fletcher International Insolvency Law Moot
The Fletcher Moot aims to encourage the best and brightest students around the globe to learn about international insolvency law and international commercial litigation.

February 2017 - International Coordination of Secured Transactions Law Reforms
Conference hosted at Penn Law School
Click here to download the Model Provisions on Secured Transactions for Intermediated Securities

April 2015 - German Bar Association Insolvency Wing
To provide support for the European Insolvency Regulation Program/Seminar to be held in Frankfurt, Germany in October 2015.
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February 2015 - William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii
To provide support for the Institute of Asian-Pacific Business Law (IAPBL) Japan Insolvency Law Symposium and Insolvency Roundtable in February 2015.

December 2014 - E.U. Project
   E.U. Cross-Border Insolvency Court-to-Court Cooperation Principles

October 2014 - William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii
To provide support for the Institute of Asian-Pacific Business Law (IAPBL) Hong Kong Symposium on October 10, 2014.

July 2014 - Annika Wolf, European University Institute
Co-sponsorship of the European University Institute Conference in Florence, Italy.

June 2014 - Duke University School of Law
To provide funding for a research assistant for an article tentatively titled “Macroprudential Regulation: Regulating the Financial System as a ‘System.’”

April 2014 - University of Leiden School of Law, The Netherlands
To assist the growth of insolvency programs at the Leiden Conference by providing support for the publication of a book.

February 2014 - Brooklyn Law School
Co-sponsorship with Brooklyn Law School of the Symposium on Choice of Law in Cross-Border Insolvency Cases.  Participants in the symposium prepare scholarly articles that are then published in the Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial and Commercial Law.
   Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial and Commercial Law Table of Contents
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February 2014 - Duke University School of Law
To provide funding to continue research in to the systemic risks of insurance, in order to analyze how the nature of insurance regulation needs to be modernized to address systemic risk.

August 2013 - Dr. Rosa Maria Lastra
To provide support for expenses of guest lecturer Dr. Rosa Maria Lastra at the University of Texas School of Law’s Spring 2014 program on SIFIs and international financial institutions in financial distress

June 2013 - European Commission
Estimated support required for co-sponsorship of the European Commission Judicial Cooperation Project.

April 2013 - Netherlands Association for Comparative and International Insolvency Law
Co-sponsor of the Conference on “Recovery and resolution of credit institutions and investment firms” which is jointly organized with the Hazelhoff Centre for Financial Law (HCFL) of Leiden Law School and the Netherlands Association for Comparative and International Insolvency Law (NACIIL).

May 2012 - Netherlands Association for Comparative and Insolvency Law
Co-sponsorship with the Netherlands Association for Comparative and Insolvency Law (NACIIL) for the presentation of Dutch Training Centre for the Judiciary to introduce judges to the area of cross-border coordination.

February 2010 - Ms. Maria Banda, JD Candidate, Harvard Law School
Ms. Banda will be compiling a database of Cross-Border Insolvencies filed in the European Union since the EU Regulation took effect.  The purpose of this database is to document the relationship between COMI factors, country of filing, and the courts’ decisions regarding COMI.

September 2009 - International Insolvency Institute
To provide all III Sitting Judges with a complimentary copy of the III/ACB Sponsored Publication “International Cooperation in Bankruptcy and Insolvency” authored by Professor Bob Wessels, Judge Bruce A. Markell and Professor Jason Kilborn.

June 2009 - University of Leiden School of Law, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
To procure professional editing services to edit the English language of a booklet that will include the notes and lectures of guest speakers to the Honours Class of Comparative and International Insolvency Law to be used for reference for future students.

 

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