Corporate insolvencies will be an unfortunate by-product of the financial stress brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. In these unprecedented times, it is useful to examine the law changes that have been prompted by the pandemic and to discuss other recent developments in the corporate insolvency landscape.
This seminar will include:
By attending this seminar you will:
All lawyers who wish to obtain working familiarity with these topics.
A short paper, in PDF format, together with a copy of the powerpoint presentation will be emailed out prior to the seminar.
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Director, RES Corporate, Auckland
Digby is a Chartered Accountant and RITANZ accredited insolvency practitioner with over twenty five years experience in insolvency and business recovery. He started RES Corporate, a specialist insolvency practice, in 2008. Digby has extensive experience across a wide range of industries and accepts appointments from shareholders, banks, creditors and secured lenders. He is able to utilise his commercial experience to maximise recovery. Digby has undertaken actions to recover insolvent transactions, for breaches of directors duties and to recover amounts owed by directors and shareholders on current account. He has particular expertise in turnaround strategies, including formal and informal compromises with creditors.
Partner, McMahon Butterworth Thompson, Auckland
Howard is a commercial lawyer and partner at McMahon Butterworth Thompson, an Auckland law firm. He has over twenty five years of commercial legal experience, including considerable experience in insolvency law. Howard has built a career in transactional, advisory and dispute resolution work, and advises clients on a wide range of insolvency law, company law, contract law and other commercial law issues. In insolvency law, his experience includes acting for and advising insolvency practitioners and others on a wide range of matters, including priority issues among secured creditors, insolvent transactions, prejudicial dispositions under the Property Law Act 2007, directors’ duties and the duties and powers of liquidators, receivers and administrators. Howard regularly appears as lead or sole counsel in New Zealand courts at all levels.
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