Appleby Bermuda partner to speak at 23rd Annual
IBA Global Insolvency and Restructuring Conference

4 May2017

Topics include: insurance, restructurings, insolvency and solvent schemes

Appleby Partner and Head of the Dispute Resolution practice in Bermuda, John Wasty, will be speaking at the 23rd Annual International Bar Association (IBA) Global Insolvency and Restructuring Conference taking place in Copenhagen, Denmark from 7-9 May 2017. The sold-out conference features exceptional speakers, specialist breakout sessions, panel discussions and a case study of the OW Bunker multijurisdictional insolvency case.

Mr Wasty’s panel, to be held on Tuesday 9 May is titled “Insurance industry restructurings – new perspectives on regulated industry insolvencies”. The session will discuss the most recent restructuring and insolvency issues as well as the benefits and regulation of solvent schemes of arrangement and run-off claims.

Mr Wasty specialises in the areas of commercial litigation, restructuring, insolvency litigation, funds litigation and regulatory matters. His complex international and local commercial dispute resolution expertise includes shareholder and joint venture, funds and fund managers, M&A, financial institution, regulatory and insolvency disputes and advisory work. John has extensive experience in a broad range of corporate governance matters and regularly advises on sanctions related issues.

Mr Wasty said, “Representing Bermuda at such a fantastic conference is a privilege and I look forward to my panel discussion. Bermuda has experienced success with the handling of restructuring and solvency matters and we continue to maintain status as a leading offshore jurisdiction. I look forward to sharing that message in Denmark.”

The IBA, established in 1947, is the world’s leading organisation of international legal practitioners, bar associations and law societies. The IBA influences the development of international law reform and shapes the future of the legal profession throughout the world. This year, the conference will be presented by the IBA Insolvency Section and supported by the IBA European Regional Forum.  This conference has established itself as a must-attend event for insolvency practitioners around the world. Appleby is pleased to be represented by John Wasty at this acclaimed event.


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