Tuesday, 12 June 2018, The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa, Cayman Islands

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Chairs

Laura Hall

Allen & Overy

Laura’s cross-border litigation practice focuses on assisting clients in navigating the intersection of domestic and foreign legal regimes, particularly in financial services, technology and restructuring.

Felicity Toube QC

South Square

Felicity Toube QC specialises in domestic and cross-border insolvency and restructuring, banking and financial services, commercial litigation, civil fraud, and company law. Felicity appears in the Cayman Islands on a regular basis. She also acts as an expert in international proceedings in English law, as well as the law of other common law jurisdictions. She is asked to speak regularly at conferences, including at INSOL and Offshore Alert.

Keynote Speaker

Carlos Parada Abate

CP Legal

Lawyer Catholic University of Chile. Student invited by LLM York University, Toronto Canada. Master in Economics and Management. Different graduates in areas of business consulting. With over 25 years of experience, his consolidated practice of the profession in the business and economic field has allowed him to act in commercial and corporate legal advice.

Speakers

Eleanor Fisher

Kalo

Tony Heaver-Wren

Appleby

Nick Hoffman

Harneys

Caroline Moran

Maples and Calder

Jess Shakespeare

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Shelley White

Walkers

Richard Woodworth

Allen & Overy

Programme

13.00: Registration and networking lunch kindly sponsored by Maples and Calder

14.00: Chairs’ opening remarks

Laura Hall, Allen & Overy
Felicity Toube QC, South Square

14.10: Session one: The GRR Live Question Time

A unique session of free-flowing discussion, in the style of Question Time on the BBC. Audience members will submit questions in advance, which will be discussed by a panel of leading names, with the audience asked to join in after. It offers an excellent chance to check one’s own approach against that of peers.

Panel:
Tony Heaver-Wren, Appleby
Caroline Moran, Maples and Calder 
Jess Shakespeare, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Richard Woodworth, Allen & Overy 

15.20: Coffee break kindly sponsored by Harneys

15.50: Session two: Intercentre rivalry - Singapore vs Cayman

Leading names will debate the competition between the two restructuring centres, in GRR’s trademark conversation style.

Questions they are expected to discuss include:

  • Which jurisdiction is better for debtors? Which jurisdiction is better for creditors?
  • Is there room for the two jurisdictions to work together? What mechanisms or precedents exist to do so?
  • What does the future hold for each jurisdiction?
  • Grey areas: what are the unresolved legal points when it comes to cooperation between the two that could be used to create leverage?

Panel:
Eleanor Fisher, Kalo 
Nick Hoffman, Harneys 
Shelley White, Walkers

17.00: Keynote speech

Carlos Parada Abate, CP Legal 

17.30: Chairs closing remarks

Laura Hall, Allen & Overy 
Felicity Toube QC, South Square

17.40 onwards: All delegates are invited to attend the drinks reception kindly hosted by Kalo, followed by an all-conference dinner kindly hosted by Allen & Overy

Venue

The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa, 30620 Seven Mile Beach, Seven Mile Beach 0, Cayman Islands

Prices

Private Practitioner
Type Price Until
Super Early $400 04 May 2018
Early $500 01 Jun 2018
Standard $650 12 Jun 2018

 

In-house/governmental
Type Price
Standard Complimentary