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IP Licenses, China’s Enterprise Bankruptcy Law, Stakeholder Communications and More to Be Discussed at ABI’s Cross-Border Insolvency Program in New York on Nov. 7

Alexandria, Va. — Speakers from around the globe will be discussing today's most relevant cross-border cases and topics at ABI’s Cross-Border Insolvency Program at the offices of Dentons US LLP in Midtown Manhattan on November 7, hosted by ABI’s International Committee. Attendees have the opportunity to earn 5/6 hours of CLE/CPE credit. Topics to be discussed at the Cross-Border Insolvency Program include:

  • IP Licenses Across Borders

Learn about the treatment of intellectual property licenses in insolvency proceedings across jurisdictions, and discuss strategic considerations in single- and multi-jurisdiction cases.

  • Scaling the Tower of Babel: Stakeholder Communications in Cross-Border Cases

Explore strategies and pitfalls of communications among different types of stakeholders in cross-border cases, including communications between the debtors and their creditors, the various creditor groups themselves, stakeholders and the applicable courts, and communications between the judges in various jurisdictions.

  • China’s Enterprise Bankruptcy Law: What You Need to Know Now

Examine China’s Enterprise Bankruptcy Law (EBL), which came into force in 2007. The panelists will provide an overview of the EBL and explore recent macroeconomic conditions and market trends in China, as well as the challenges being encountered by the EBL as it has entered its second decade.

  • Perspectives and Updates on the Growing Cross-Border Practice

As the number and intensity of cross-border insolvencies and restructurings continue to mushroom, this panel will attempt to bring attendees up to speed on a variety of the developments in cross-border practice over the past two years.

To view the full list of expert speakers and find out more about the Cross-Border Insolvency Program, please click here. If you are a member of the press and would like to attend the Cross-Border Insolvency Program, please contact ABI Public Affairs Manager John Hartgen at 703-894-5935 or jhartgen@abiworld.org.

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ABI is the largest multi-disciplinary, nonpartisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes nearly 11,000 attorneys, accountants, bankers, judges, professors, lenders, turnaround specialists and other bankruptcy professionals, providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information. For additional information on ABI, visit www.abiworld.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abiworld.org/conferences.html.