Thursday, October 18, 2012

8:00-9:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast and Registration

Sponsored by KCC & Georgeson

9:00-9:15 a.m.


Ian G. Williams

SGH Martineau LLP; London

James T. Markus, ABI President

Markus Williams Young & Zimmerman LLP; Denver USA

9:15-9:45 a.m.

Keynote Speakers

Tommaso Marvasi

President of the Court of Rome for Enterprises

Carlo Piccinini

Counselor at the Supreme Court of Cassation

9:45-11:00 a.m.

America Now!

A panel of eminent U.S. professionals will discuss current trends in U.S. insolvencies and restructurings, explore current legislation, comment on developments in the financial sector for distressed lending and highlight any emerging trends.

Lucio Ghia, Moderator

Studio Legale Ghia; Rome

Donald Bernstein

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP; New York, USA

James L. Bromley

Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP; New York, USA

Bryan P. Marsal

Alvarez & Marsal; New York, USA

Hon. James M. Peck

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D.N.Y.); New York, USA

11:00-11:30 a.m.

Coffee Break

Sponsored by Studio Zocca e Associati

11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Super-Priority Financing in Europe: New Dawn or False Dawn?

Dr. H. Philipp Esser, Moderator

Schultze & Braun; Hamburg

Fabrice Keller

Duff & Phelps Ltd; Paris

Nancy A. Peterman

Greenberg Traurig, LLP; Chicago, USA

David Wilton

BTG Mesirow Financial Consulting; London

Lodovico Zocca

Studio Zocca e Associati; Rome

1:00-2:00 p.m.


Sponsored by Epiq Systems

2:00-3:00 p.m.

Regulation and Remuneration of Insolvency Professionals: A Comparative Study

John Milsom, Moderator

KPMG LLP; London

Giorgio Corno

Studio Corno Avvocati; Milan

James H.M. Sprayregen

Kirkland & Ellis LLP; Illinois USA

Ivo Meinert Willrodt

PLUTA Rechtsanwalts GmbH; Munich

3:00-3:30 p.m.

Afternoon Tea

Sponsored by Studio Corno Avvocati

3:30-4:30 p.m.

The Sovereign Debt Crisis in the Eurozone, One Year On

John Willcock, Moderator

Global Turnaround; London

Eugenio Berenga

AlixPartners; Milan

James A. Katchadurian

Epiq Systems; New York, USA

Tony O’Grady

Matheson Ormsby Prentice; Dublin

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Distressed Investing in Europe

Jay M. Goffman, Moderator

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; New York, USA

Alan Carr

Strategic Value Partners, LLC; Greenwich, Connecticut, USA

Scott D. Krase

Oak Hill Advisors; London

Kevin Lavin

FTI Consulting, Inc.; New York, USA

Emanuele Mattei

Mattei Bonanni and associates; Rome

Luca A. Ramella

AlixPartners LLP; Milan

5:30-5:45 p.m.

Chairman’s Closing Remarks

Ian G. Williams

SGH Martineau LLP; London

5:45-6:30 p.m.

Cocktails & Canapés

Sponsored by AlixPartners


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