Barristers from South Square speak at conferences in the UK and abroad.
Event: COMBAR Annual Bar Conference
Date: Saturday 10th November 2012
Event: Seminar to the Northwest Arkansas Debtor Creditor Bar
Date: Wednesday 26th September
Event: Insolvency Law Conference
Date: Wednesday 17th October 2012
This conference reviewed a number of important insolvency cases, including those surrounding the out-of-court appointment of administrators and also EU/EEA case law developments. Speakers included:
- The Hon Mr Justice Hildyard, who gave an important keynote speech on the current insolvency landscape
- David Gregory from the Bank of England provided an outlook on current and forecasted economic trends insolvency
- Marcus Laughton from the Pensions Regulator discussed the current statutory framework and outlook for pensions
The conference was held at ICAEW, One Moorgate Place, London, EC2R 6EA.
Event: Insolvency Conference
Date: 13th September 2012
Glen Davis QC chaired a conference held at the Graham Wallas Room at the LSE. The conference reviewed updates to insolvency law.
Event: Sports Roundup: A Legal Update
Date: 3rd November 2011
An evening seminar hosted by the R&I Lawyers’ network, the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association, members of South Square and Dundas & Wilson. There will be talks to discuss current legal issues including the football creditors rule, football clubs and administration and company voluntary arrangements and sports disciplinary tribunals.
Hilary Stonefrost: “Can you keep the ball in your court? What can you do with administration and company voluntary arrangement?”
Mark Phillips QC: “Quick Feet – How to deal with sports disciplinary tribunals”
Nick Craig: “Financial Fair Play, What Next?”
The event will be held at Dundas & Wilson’s London Office on Thursday 3rd November with registration from 6.00pm. The session will last approximately 1 hour, followed by drinks and canapés.
Event: Global Financial Institutions Litigation Conference
Date: 11 October 2011
Glen Davis QC will be taking part in a panel discussion on Cross Border Enforcement: Challenges & Strategies at the Global Financial Institutions Litigation Conference in London.
Event: Industry Practitioners’ Forum on Banking Regulation and Compliance
Date: 13 October 2011
Glen Davis QC will be speaking on Essential Lessons from Recent Enforcement Action in the Banking Sector at the Industry Practitioners’ Forum on Banking Regulation and Compliance 2011 in London.
Event: Seventh Annual International Insolvency and Restructuring Symposium
Date: 21 October 2011
Glen Davis QC will be participating in a panel discussion on International Regulation: A Review of the EC Regulation and the UNCITRAL Model Law at the Seventh Annual International Insolvency and Restructuring Symposium organised by the American Bankruptcy Institute which takes place in Dublin.
Event: R3 Personal Insolvency Conferences
Date: 15 September, Birmingham
6 October, London
10 November, London
24 November, Manchester
Glen Davis QC and Hannah Thornley will be speaking at the R3 Personal Insolvency conferences in Birmingham on 15 September 2011 and in London on 6 October 2011. Stephen Atherton QC and Hannah Thornley will be speaking at the R3 Personal Insolvency Conference in Manchester on 24 November 2011. The speakers will be reviewing recent case law, including the following topics: the trustee’s rights and powers; realising the value of the matrimonial home; the status of statutory claims in IVA and bankruptcy; the revised Insolvency Practice Direction.
Hannah Thornley will be speaking at the R3 conference on Insolvency Litigation: Cost Effective Strategies for Success on 10 November 2011.
Event: Linklaters Webinar on Competition Disqualification Orders
Date:07 July 2011
Glen Davis QC joined Nicole Kar (partner) and Rob Walker (associate) of Linklaters’ Competition/Antitrust team to present a live webinar for in-house counsel on Competition Disqualification Orders, considering the likely impact of recently updated guidance by the Office of Fair Trading on the possibility of applications for disqualification orders under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 based on breaches of competition law.
Event: South Square BVI Insolvency Seminar
Date: 18 May 2011
An evening seminar was hosted by members of South Square , in association with RISA, to discuss current legal issues and developments of core relevance to insolvency and dispute resolution professionals. The event was held at “Maria’s by the Sea“, Road Town, Tortola, BVI .
Stephen Atherton QC : “Why guess when you can know… Reality versus Contextuality in the Interpretation of Contracts”
Adam Al-Attar: “Insolvency. What does it mean after Cheyne and Eurosail?”
Event: The Future of the European Insolvency Regulation
Date: 28 April 2011
A one day international conference on The Future of the European Insolvency Regulation was held in Amsterdam on 28 April 2011. The European Commission has to evaluate the European Insolvency Regulation and submit proposals for reform before June 2012. This conference was held to provide the Commission with input for this task from academia and practice (both from insolvency practitioners, lenders and the judiciary).
The conference was well attended by high level delegates from all over the EU and EEA but very few from UK. It gave a unique opportunity to influence the European Commission, whose representative attended the conference, with regard to the proposed reform of the EC Insolvency Regulation (1346/2000).
Speaker: Gabriel Moss QC
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Event: Learning Lessons from the Crisis: Improvement of National and European Insolvency Laws
Date:18 and 19 April 2011
The International Colloquium on “Learning Lessons from the Crisis: Improvement of National and European Insolvency Laws” was held in Paris on 18 and 19 April 2011. David Marks QC joined prominent members of the English legal profession to discuss UK legal and regulatory issues, and later, UK insolvency developments and cases.
The colloquium, which featured specialist teams of judges, lawyers, academics and accountants from the United States, England, France and Germany, attracted about 200 delegates over three half day sessions . The final session took place in the Tribunal de Commerce de Paris and was officially opened by the French Minister of Justice. The topics covered a wide area, ranging from domestic reforms within the various represented jurisdictions to individual case studies.
Speaker: David Marks QC
Event: South Square Insolvency Law Seminars
Date: 21 and 27 September 2010
South Square held two insolvency law seminars and receptions at The Old Hall, Lincoln’s Inn, London. The seminars, which were chaired by Gabriel Moss QC and William Trower QC respectively, were extremely well attended by both solicitors and insolvency practitioners from London and the Home Counties and deemed a great success by all.
Talks were given by; Lucy Frazer (Domestic issues arising from foreign insolvencies), David Alexander QC & Stephen Robins (Attacking Administrations and Administrators), Hilary Stonefrost (HMRC v Portsmouth FC: Decision of Mann J), Joanna Perkins (Registration of Company Charges and Insolvency), Felicity Toube (Officeholders’ Remuneration), Glen Davis (Service out of Insolvency Process under the 2010 Rules), Adam Al-Attar (Retention and Passing of Title and Trust Claims), Lloyd Tamlyn (CVAs and Landlords with Guarantees), Marcus Haywood (Pre-Packs) and William Willson (Common Pitfalls in Winding Up Proceedings).
We have recorded the talks and have set them out separately below. Please click on the selected talk to view.
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- Lucy Frazer (Domestic issues arising from foreign insolvencies)
- David Alexander QC & Stephen Robins (Attacking Administrations and Administrators)
- Hilary Stonefrost (HMRC v Portsmouth FC: Decision of Mann J)
- Joanna Perkins (Registration of Company Charges and Insolvency)
- Felicity Toube (Officeholders’ Remuneration)
- Glen Davis (Service out of Insolvency Process under the 2010 Rules)
- Adam Al-Attar (Retention and Passing of Title and Trust Claims)
- Lloyd Tamlyn (CVAs and Landlords with Guarantees)
- Marcus Haywood (Pre-Packs)
- William Willson (Common Pitfalls in Winding Up Proceedings)
If you would like copies of any of the above talks, please feel free to contact one of our Senior Practice Managers, Dylan Playfoot at firstname.lastname@example.org and he will be delighted to assist.