UN Day 2019 - 25 YEARS OF CROSS BORDER INSOLVENCY LAW REFORM 1994-2019

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Federal Court of Australia

Brisbane and Hobart

Various, QLD 0000

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25 YEARS OF CROSS BORDER INSOLVENCY LAW REFORM 1994-2019

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Since 1994, UNCITRAL has been developing model laws on Cross Border Insolvency (CBI), which have been adopted in Australia and most other leading economies. These laws support globalisation in world trade by providing for cooperation in international insolvencies, through a process of mutual recognition by courts of foreign insolvency regimes and representatives. This year’s UN Day Lecture series will outline how the CBI framework operates, and examine the contribution made by Australian Courts and practitioners to many of the developments in this field over the past quarter-century.

The UN Day Lecture series is an annual initiative of the UNCITRAL National Coordination Committee for Australia (UNCCA) to highlight the work of UNCITRAL for practitioners and students. A Lecture will be held in each Australian capital city, with a local speaking panel. Light refreshments will be available afterwards, sponsored by the Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association (ARITA). Your city's details are set out below.

Registration is required, with a fee for non-members of $25 and students of $5 (plus the Eventbrite fees). There is no charge for members of UNCCA, ARITA, the Judiciary, court staff or the APS. Application will be made, where required, for CPD accreditation.

Please note that the Hobart and Brisbane Lectures are held on the 23rd of October 2019

Brisbane

Venue: Federal Court of Australia, Court 1

Chair: Justice Roger Derrington

Speaker: Adjunct Professor Rosalind Mason, Queensland University of Technology

Commentator: Scott Butler, McCullough Robertson

Hobart

Venue: Federal Court of Australia, Court 1

Chair: Justice Duncan Kerr

Speaker: Tim D. Castle, 6 St James Hall Chambers

Commentator: Paul Cook, Paul Cook & Associates

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Federal Court of Australia

Brisbane and Hobart

Various, QLD 0000

Australia

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