February 28 - International Insolvency Institute's Latin America Regional Conference

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
8:00 - 6:30

III's Latin America Regional Conference, generously hosted by GreenbergTraurig's Miami office.  Enjoy multiple panel presentations highlighting the latest topics and trends in Latin American insolvency, plus numerous networking opportunities.


8:00 a.m. Registration, Coffee and Muffins

9:00-10:00 a.m. The Lehman Saga and Cross Border Insolvency
Keynote Speaker: Hon. James Peck, Morrison & Foerster LLP, New York, NY

10:00-11:30 a.m. Issues of Widespread Insolvency in Countries Emerging From Economic Crisis and The Modernization of Insolvency Laws in the Region: Brazil, Mexico and Argentina

Moderator: David Gurfinkel, Allende & Brea, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Panel Members: Dr. Luis Mejan, ITAM, Mexico City, Mexico; Thomas Felsberg, Felsberg e Associados, Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Fernando Hernandez, Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal, Buenos Aires, Argentina

11:30 a.m. Coffee Break

12:00-1:15 p.m. Shipping Cases: What Port in a Storm
Moderator: Mark Bloom, GreenbergTraurig, Miami, FL
Panel Members: Evan Flaschen, Bracewell LLP, Hartford, CT; Neil Quartaro, Watson Farley & Williams, New York, NY and Jane Freeberg Sarma, Reed Smith LLP, New York, NY

1:15-2:15 p.m. Lunch break: Puerto Rico Woes
Discussion Leaders: James Bromley, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, LLP, New York, NY; and Hon. Gerardo Carlo-Altieri, G. Carlo-Altieri Law Offices, LLC, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2:15-3:30 p.m. Applying the Model Law in the Region
Moderator: Hon. Daniel Carnio Costa, Sao Paulo State Court of Justice, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Panel Members: Daniel Posse, Posse Herrera Ruiz, Bogota, Colombia; and Dario Oscos Coria, Oscos Abogados, Mexico City, Mexico

3:30-4:30 p.m. Chapter 15 and Latin America: The Vitro, OAS and Rede Cases
Moderator: Hon. Robert A. Mark, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Miami, FL
Panel Members: Thomas MacWright, White & Case, New York, NY;
Fabio Rosas, Souza Cescon, Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Diego Sierra, Von Wobeser y Sierra, D.C., Mexico City, Mexico

4:30-5:30 p.m. Substantive Consolidation: The US Experience
Moderator: Donald Bernstein, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, New York, NY
Panel Members: Hon. Daniel Carnio Costa, Sao Paulo State Court of Justice, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Hon. Laurel M. Isicoff, Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Miami, FL; and Javier Lorente, NTMDALL, Buenos Aires, Argentina

[Approved for 7.5 general CLE credit hours in Florida]

5:30 p.m. Cocktails

Click here to register.