28th Annual IBA Global Insolvency and Restructuring Conference - Restructuring vs Insolvency

21 May - 23 May 2023

Session information

Release of third parties: Comparison among various jurisdictions


A key benefit of company restructurings may be the protections afforded to owners, directors and officers through the release of creditor claims against them. On this panel, we will explore the standards for obtaining third party releases in jurisdictions around the world, including in the US where there is now a strong split amongst the federal circuits on this controversial and timely topic.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Shirley Cho Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones, Los Angeles, California, USA; Co-Chair, Creditors' Rights Subcommittee


Andrea Metz Barckhaus, Frankfurt, Germany
Benn Richards Michelmores, London, England
Adrián Thery Garrigues, Madrid, Spain
Robert Van Galen NautaDutilh, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Senior Vice Chair of Subcommittees, Publications and Projects, Insolvency Section