21 April 2020
[WEBINAR] Cross-border Insolvency in Japan and What's in it for Singapore and Asia
The Asian Business Law Institute is delighted to announce the following CPD webinar co-organized with INSOL International on 20 May 3pm to 4:15pm (Singapore time): Cross-border Insolvency in Japan and What's in it for Singapore and Asia.
The following topics will be covered in this seminar:
- A brief overview of Japan's insolvency regime, and a comparison with Singapore's new regime under the "omnibus" Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Bill
- Coordination with foreign creditors in a Japanese insolvency – e.g, how, and to what extent, do non-Japanese courts recognise and assist in calling in foreign assets in furtherance of a Japanese insolvency? Discussion will be had in light of Singapore courts' approaches.
- Government intervention in insolvent companies – What happens in Japan and Singapore?
- Health of businesses amid Covid-19 in Japan and Singapore
Mr Zentaro Nihei, a partner of Anderson Mōri & Tomotsune based in Tokyo and Ms Meiyen Tan, a parnter of Oon & Bazul in Singapore will speak during the webinar.
More details and how to register can be found at here. Members of the Singapore Academy of Law can use their credit dollars for this webinar.