UNCITRAL Academy 2021: Potential Uses of Mediation in Debt Restructuring and Insolvency

Event Details


Global | September 08, 2021

On 8 September 2021, Norton Rose Fulbright Partner and Australian Chair, Scott Atkins will be speaking on a panel at the inaugural United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Academy, as part of Singapore Convention Week 2021. The event, held annually, is co-organised by the Singapore Ministry of Law and UNCITRAL to celebrate the Singapore Convention on Mediation coming into force on 12 September 2020. Scott will be speaking in his capacity as INSOL President.

The panel will focus on the potential uses of mediation in debt restructuring and insolvency and continues Scott’s strong advocacy and thought leadership on the development of improved insolvency and restructuring processes globally, including through the use of dedicated MSME insolvency regimes and through mediation as a genuine informal restructuring alternative.

To find out more, and to register, click here.

You might also be interested in our webinar “The UNCITRAL Cross-Border Model Law and Mediation: Panaceas for International Restructurings?” on 10 September 2021. Find out more here.


Chair, Australia; Head of Risk Advisory, Australia; Partner