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Papers presented at the

Fourth UNCITRAL International Insolvency Law Colloquium

Vienna, 16-18 December 2013

- 16 December -

A. Remaining elements of the current mandate of WG V

Session 1: Facilitating the cross-border insolvency of multi-national enterprise groups

Moderator: Christopher Redmond (United States)

Richard Favier (United Kingdom)

Robert van Galen (Netherlands)

Allan Gropper (United States)

Irit Mevorach (World Bank)

Session 2: Model law or convention on selected international insolvency issues (including choice of law issues)

Moderator: Susan Block-Lieb (United States)

Angel Maria Ballesteros Barros (Spain) - Propuesta de convenio internacional sobre insolvencia transfronteriza

Min Han (Republic of Korea) - Model Law or Convention on Selected International Insolvency Issues

Edward Janger (United States) - Choice of Law in Cross-Border Cases

Session 3: Insolvency of large and complex financial institutions

Moderator:Neil Cooper (United Kingdom)

Eva Hüpkes (Bank for International Settlements) - FSB work on cross-border resolution

Reto Schiltknecht (Switzerland) - Recognition of cross-border insolvency measures for banks - the Swiss solution

Rebecca Simmons (United States)

- 17 December -

A. Remaining elements of the current mandate of WG V (cont'd)

Session 4: Obligations of directors of enterprise group companies in the period approaching insolvency

Moderator: Mark Smith (United Kingdom)

Irit Mevorach (World Bank)

Riz Mokal (United Kingdom)

Christopher Redmond (United States)

Leon Zwier (Australia)

B. Topics for possible future work

Session 1: Issues relating to creditors and claims

Presentation

Moderator: Leif Clark (United States)

Richard Favier (United Kingdom)

Jasnica Garasic (Croatia)

Debra Grassgreen (United States)

Martin Prager (Germany)

Carren Shulman (United States)

Session 2: The insolvency treatment of financial contracts and netting

Moderator: Christoph Paulus (Germany)

Klaus Loeber (Bank for International Settlements) - Close-out netting: Impact on risk management and systemic risk

Riz Mokal (United Kingdom) - Financial contracts and netting - UNCITRAL Insolvency Legislative Guide's Recommendations

Philipp Paech (Unidroit) - The Unidroit Principles on Close-out Netting

Peter Werner (ISDA)

Session 3: Regulation of insolvency practitioners

Neil Cooper (United Kingdom) - Insolvency Office Holders Principles

Mahesh Uttamchandani (World Bank/IFC/MIGA)

- 18 December -

B. Topics for possible future work (cont'd)

Session 4: Enforcement of insolvency-derived judgements

Moderator: Gordon Stewart (United Kingdom) - The recognition and enforcement of foreign insolvency derived judgments

Alexander Klauser (Austria) - The Approach of the European Insolvency Regulation

Geoffrey Morawetz (Canada) - The Canadian approach to enforcement of insolvency-derived foreign judgments

Jean-Luc Vallens (France) - Recognition and enforcement of insolvency-derived judgements under French law

Session 5: Insolvency treatment of intellectual property in cross-border insolvency cases

Moderator: Robin Phelan (United States)

Spyridon Bazinas (UNCITRAL) - The impact of insolvency on IP licences in the work of UNCITRAL

Patricia Godfrey (United Kingdom)

Martin Prager (Germany)

C. Mandated future work

Expedited, simplified proceedings, including pre-packs and other mechanisms suitable for the insolvency of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises

Moderator: Kate Lannan (UNCITRAL)

Yan Liu (International Monetary Fund) - Exit Strategy For SMEs - Macro-economic Relevance and Challenges

Luis Manuel Meján Carrer (Mexico) - An Insolvency regime for MSMEs

Mahesh Uttamchandani (World Bank/IFC/MIGA) - Global Landscape for MSMEs

Diana Talero (Colombia) - The Colombian experience