IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Room C3.4, Convention Centre, Level 3

Session information

Trading when the darkness starts, with a focus on funding companies in the twilight zone
Room C3.4, Convention Centre, Level 3


Insolvency Section (Lead)
Business Crime Committee
Closely Held Companies Committee


An interactive panel discussion involving leading practitioners from turnaround advisory firms, insolvency practitioners, forensic accountants and criminal law practices with extensive experience of advising businesses facing stress and distress, of the alternative sources of funding available (eg, senior and mezzanine debt, equity, asset based loans and trade finance) and the considerations to be taken into account by stakeholders (directors, shareholders, lenders and managers) at each phase, including an analysis of the potential civil and criminal liabilities that might be incurred and how to avoid the pitfalls.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Cristina Fussi De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani, Milan, Italy; Co-Chair, Insolvent Financial Institutions Subcommittee
Karen O'Flynn Clayton Utz, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Vice Chair, Insolvency Section


Stephen Allan Nomura Securities, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Jose Orlando Almeida Arrochela Lobo Lobo de Rizzo Advogados, São Paulo, Brazil
Filippo Ferri Cagnola & Associati Studio Legale, Milan, Italy; Publications Officer, Business Crime Committee
Kirsten Schümann-Kleber GOERG, Berlin, Germany
Julia van Graas Ernst & Young, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia