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Bankruptcy and cryptocurrency: the same stories with different players or is this something different?

3 May 2023 1300 - 1400 BST

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A webinar presented by the IBA Insolvency Section

Cryptocurrencies were routinely said by global regulators to be less of a priority for regulation given their niche market share and limited ability to affect global financial markets. During 2022, this approach saw a sharp U-turn when 3 Arrows Capital failed, kicking off a contagion of corporate collapses unlike any seen before in traditional financial markets and culminating in the demise of FTX.

This webinar aims to explore what happened to create the perfect storm, why the domino effect occurred, where these bankruptcies are now and what unique challenges these insolvencies have thrown up for practitioners worldwide. Our speakers are all involved in the global meltdowns of cryptocurrency businesses and will provide first-hand insight into some of the issues that have been experienced when applying traditional insolvency principles to borderless businesses dealing in intangible assets.

Fees

  Prices in GBP + UK VAT @ 20%, where applicable:

IBA member

Free

Non members

£45

Certificate of Attendance

Certificates of attendance for each session will be provided, automatically, to all delegates who have registered in advance and attended the live broadcast for a minimum of 30 minutes based on verified sign-in and sign-out times. Certificates can only be issued to the name provided at the time of registration. If you have any queries relating to your Certificate of Attendance, please email webinars@int-bar.org

Moderator
Lee Pascoe

Moderator
Norton Rose Fulbright, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Confirmed speakers
Tara Cooper Burnside

Speaker
Higgs & Johnson, Lyford Cay, Bahamas

Stuart Brotman

Speaker
Fasken, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Erin Broderick

Speaker
Eversheds Sutherland, Chicago, Illinois, USA

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