International Committee


Post date: Friday, January 13, 2023

It is hard to believe how quickly 2022 has flown by. We wish you and your family a healthy, happy and prosperous new year filled, hopefully, with some international travels. The International Committee has indeed been busy; keep reading to hear all the amazing things we have been up to!!!

Post date: Friday, January 13, 2023

The EU Directive on restructuring and insolvency [1] has imposed an obligation to Member States to introduce relevant changes in their legal regimes on restructuring plans, which can be implemented even if the entity is in “the likelihood of insolvency.” [2] The purpo

Post date: Thursday, January 12, 2023

On Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari assented to the Companies and Allied Matters Bill, recently passed by the National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Post date: Thursday, January 12, 2023

There has been growing debate in recent years over the continued relevance of the common law rule in Antony Gibbs & Sons v La Societe Industrielle et Commerciale des Metaux (1890) LR 25 QBD 399 (the “Gibbs Principle”).

Post date: Thursday, January 12, 2023

First Annual ABI International Matter of the Year Award

Post date: Thursday, January 12, 2023

First Annual ABI International Matter of the Year Award

Post date: Thursday, January 12, 2023
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Kenneth D. Kraft

After two years of being held virtually, ABI’s in-person Cross-Border Insolvency Program resumed on Nov. 14 in the Blank Rome LLP Conference Center in Manhattan. Thanks go to Evan Zucker and Blank Rome for hosting the conference.

Post date: Thursday, January 12, 2023
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Evan J. Zucker

For the first time since the start of the pandemic, ABI held its annual International Insolvency & Restructuring Symposium in person, returning to London Oct. 13-14.

Post date: Thursday, January 12, 2023

The International Committee community continues to grow! We are excited to introduce and welcome the following new members who joined our committee between July and October 2022.


Wed, 2023-02-08

On February 8, 2023, Evelyn Meltzer and Kyle Ortiz, co-chairs for the International Committee, co-hosted the 2023 Look Ahead with members of the Asset Sales Committee. Evelyn and Kyle discussed what the committee has been up to as well as future events and speaking and writing opportunities for committee members. Additionally, Evelyn and Kyle discussed hot topics in international insolvencies for 2023. Click here to watch the video of this event.

Thu, 2023-01-19

Sponsored by ABI's International Committee

Fri, 2017-12-01

Hosted by the International and Legislation Committees: In recent years, multiple jurisdictions have reformed or modernized their insolvency laws, either through incremental amendments or by entirely replacing the legislation. In this session, attendees will hear from practitioners from various jurisdictions about what motivated the decisions to amend their insolvency laws — and how the process unfolded in practice.

Fri, 2016-04-15

People and Assets on the Move Overseas: What You Need to Know to Hold Everything Still and Seize the Assets

Sat, 2015-04-18

Structuring Cross-Border Deals to Protect Creditor Interests

Tue, 2014-09-23

The Business Reorganization Committee held a free committee wide call on Tuesday, September 23rd, at 4 pm ET. The topic was titled "Looking at International Insolvency/Restructurings Through the Bankruptcy Code and Beyond," and featured key speakers, including: Patrick Mohan (Moderator) of Reorg Research (Columbia, S.C.), Rachel Ehrlich Albanese of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP (New York), G.

Ms. Evelyn Meltzer, Esq.
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP
Wilmington, DE
(302) 777-6532

Mr. Kyle James Ortiz
Togut, Segal & Segal LLP
New York, NY
(646) 531-5404

Mr. Adam Adam Swick
Communications Manager
Akerman LLP
Austin, TX
(737) 999-7103

Ms. Jennifer Jenkins
Education Director
British Virgin Islands,
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Mr. Ben Sewell
Education Director
Sewell & Kettle Lawyers
Sydney, NSW
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Ms. Minglei Wu
Membership Relations Director

London, other

Mr. Adam D. Crane
Newsletter Editor
Baker & Partners
George Town, Grand Cayman
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Mr. Evan J. Zucker
Newsletter Editor
Blank Rome LLP
New York, NY
(212) 885-5207

Mr. Ken Kraft
Special Projects Leader
Dentons Canada LLP
Toronto, ON
(416) 863-4374

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