“Effective Insolvency Regulation in an ever changing environment”
An exciting conference with an agenda that is designed to provide essential information and updates for regulatory bodies that are seeking to ensure they develop and maintain effective insolvency regimes. An opportunity to network, share experiences with colleagues and learn from best practice around the world.
The IAIR conference will give you an opportunity to learn about how Bermuda is trying to ensure that their insolvency legislation meets the needs of the ever changing economic environment as well as how they deal with cross border insolvencies. It has also been designed to provide a wide range of workshops where delegates can share experiences and have a direct input to the conference discussions.
Registrar of Companies - BermudaAddress: 30 Parliament Street Hamilton HM HX Bermuda
The main conference and guest overnight accommodation will be at The Fairmont Hamilton Princess Hotel, Hamilton, Bermuda
76 Pitts Bay Road, Pembroke
The drinks reception on Monday 31st August 2015 will also be at the Regency Terrace of the same Hotel.
The Fairmont Hamilton Princess overlooks the stunning blue waters of the Hamilton Harbour.
Conveniently located in the city of Hamilton, The Fairmont Hamilton Princess is an urban oasis featuring beautifully appointed guest rooms; a stunning infinity edge resort pool with uninterrupted views of Hamilton Harbour; and 1609 Bar and Restaurant, Bermuda’s only open-air dining experience situated in their new 60-berth marina.
The Fairmont Hamilton Princess offers a range of luxurious guest rooms and suites.
We have managed to negotiate a special rate of $299 plus tax inclusive of complimentary WI-Fi in each room. There will be an additional charge for breakfast. This is a good rate for a top quality Hotel in Bermuda.
The Hotel is holding a number of rooms for us at this special rate – until 6 weeks before the conference. Hence if you wish to ensure you get a room and this special rate you need to book early!
Members are responsible for booking their own hotel rooms directly with the hotel and to secure the negotiated conference rates you must quote “IAIR0815” (Please note the last four characters are all numbers i.e. the 0 is a zero and not an "O") . For delegates arriving before or staying after the conference the Fairmont Hotel will charge the conference room rate for their entire stay.
Toll Free (Room Reservations only): 866 540 4447 firstname.lastname@example.org
International Numbers TEL + 441 295 3000 FAX + 441 295 1914 - the contact is Shiloh
31st August 2015toIAIR Executive Committee (Executive Committee Members only)
IAIR Executive Committee (Executive Committee Members only)From to Speakers: Room:
Members need to login for access to session documentstoDrinks Reception and Formal welcomeStephen Lowe
1st September 2015toWecome from the Conference Host and IAIR ChairStephen LowetoPlenary Session 1 - Key Note Speech - “The Changing Landscape of International Insolvencies”Jay WestbrooktoPlenary Session 2 - “Regulating Insolvency in the Bermuda Triangle : Legal Policy, Challenges that Refuse to Disappear…”His Hon Mr Justice Ian Kawaley - The Chief Justice of Bermuda
Plenary Session 2 - “Regulating Insolvency in the Bermuda Triangle : Legal Policy, Challenges that Refuse to Disappear…”From to Speakers: His Hon Mr Justice Ian Kawaley - The Chief Justice of Bermuda Room:
Members need to login for access to session documentstoPlenary Session 3 - “ World Bank Update on Insolvency Legislation around the Globe – A Comparison”Olena KoltkotoPlenary Session 4 - Panel Debate - “Cross-border insolvency and the off shore sector – How far have we come? Do we have it right? How can we do it better, what needs to change?”Stephen Lowe, Jay Westbrook, Olena Koltko, Ken Krys Principal of Krys Global Bermuda
Plenary Session 4 - Panel Debate - “Cross-border insolvency and the off shore sector – How far have we come? Do we have it right? How can we do it better, what needs to change?”From to Speakers: Stephen Lowe, Jay Westbrook, Olena Koltko, Ken Krys Principal of Krys Global Bermuda Room:
Members need to login for access to session documentstoWorkshop 1 - “Transparency in the Insolvency Process”Rosemary Winter-Scott OBEtoWorkshop 2 - “Regulatory Principles”Dean BealetoWorkshop 3 - “Intricacies of an Insurance Company Insolvency”Mark Allitt KPMG Bermuda, Mike Walker KPMG UKtoWorkshop 4 - “Schemes of Arrangement the Good, the Bad, the Insolvent!!”Nick Herrod, Dean Beale
2nd September 2015toWelcome and introduction to the dayStephen LowetoPlenary Session 5 - Key Note Speech - "Asset Tracing"Ken Krys Principal of Krys Global BermudatoPlenary Session 6 – ”Important decisions on Cross Border Insolvencies”Mike Wilkins MBE, Viscount of JerseytoWorkshop 5 - “Uncitral Model Law – Friend or Foe?”Leif ClarktoWorkshop 4 (Repeat) - “Schemes of Arrangement the Good, the Bad, the Insolvent!!”Nick Herrod, Dean BealetoPlenary Session 7 - Panel debate - “When the foreign Country in a Cross Border Insolvency is uncooperative”
Plenary Session 7 - Panel debate - “When the foreign Country in a Cross Border Insolvency is uncooperative”From to Speakers: Room:
Members need to login for access to session documentstoWorkshop 6 - “Debtor vs Creditor Protection – achieving the right balance”Bill James, Ramona D ElliotttoWorkshop 7 - “The role of the regulator in an ever changing landscape”Prabha Chinien, Veronique Anne IngramtoWorkshop 8 - “Data Privacy Legislation – What you need to know”Teresa WongtoWorkshop 9 - “Director disqualification – Does it really work”Robyn Cox
3rd September 2015toWelcome and Introduction to the dayStephen LowetoIAIR Annual General Meeting (For IAIR Members only)Stephen Lowe
IAIR Annual General Meeting (For IAIR Members only)From to Speakers: Stephen Lowe Room:
This is the Annual General Meeting of the International Association of Insolvency Regulators. Only IAIR members/potential members may attend and only IAIR members may speak or vote at the meeting.
Members need to login for access to session documentstoPresentation from New IAIR Member Countries - IsraelProf David Hahn – The Official Receiver of the State of Israel
Presentation from New IAIR Member Countries - IsraelFrom to Speakers: Prof David Hahn – The Official Receiver of the State of Israel Room:
Members need to login for access to session documentstoFeedback on IAIR projects and Discussion of Topics for Future Projects/Studies
Feedback on IAIR projects and Discussion of Topics for Future Projects/StudiesFrom to Speakers: Room:
Including a discussion on a potential project on holding Directors to account.
Members need to login for access to session documentstoFormal Handover of the IAIR flag from Bermuda to Singapore the host for 2016Stephen Lowe, Jill Tan