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INSOL Virtual 2020

As a wave of restructuring approaches – are you ready?

Event Details


Global | September 17, 2020 | 09:00 - 17:30 BST

INSOL International is a world-wide federation of national associations of accountants and lawyers who specialise in turnaround and insolvency. As a long-term member of the INSOL Group of Thirty-Six, Norton Rose Fulbright is proud to be a main sponsor of INSOL Virtual 2020. Taking the form of a virtual conference this year, INSOL International’s annual conference has secured an even wider range of exceptional speakers from the global restructuring and insolvency community than would have been possible in a single location.

INSOL Virtual 2020

Global economies insulated from the real impact of the pandemic by schemes to subsidise employee salaries and other mitigation measures are now going to start to show the signs of the real cost in terms of insolvencies and other negative financial outcomes. Before this wave breaks, there is a real need for insolvency practitioners and restructuring professionals to pause, understand, and prepare themselves for the significant challenges to come. Through INSOL International, the industry can come together to share insights, understand the latest thinking and agree principles and best practice. 

Keynote interview with The Honourable Malcolm Turnbull, 29th Prime Minister of Australia

Sydney Partner and Deputy Chair of Norton Rose Fulbright Australia, Fellow and Vice President of INSOL International Scott Atkins will interview The Honourable Malcolm Turnbull, 29th Prime Minister of Australia as part of the keynote address at INSOL Virtual 2020. With a focus on insolvency and restructuring, this will include discussion on the various governmental responses as well as challenges faced by business during the global pandemic. 

Conference highlights

Over the course of a full day, speakers from around the globe will come together to discuss topics including:

  • Retail: the impact of COVID -19 on retail models, consumer behaviour and the challenges and opportunities facing the sector
  • Navigating distressed investing in the pandemic era
  • The effects of lockdown and beyond on the travel and tourism industry including, opportunities for insolvency practitioners
  • Fraud and the pandemic: how a global financial crisis facilitates questionable activity while also making fraud easier to detect
  • Issues relating to real estate investment opportunities in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the USA
  • Coming out stronger: lessons learned and ideas for dealing with the next global crisis

Join us at INSOL Virtual 2020

The conference will be streamed online on Thursday 17 September 2020. Attendees can choose from three local start times based on your preferred location. Singapore (SGT) 9.00am – 5.30pm. London (BST) 9.00am – 5.30pm. New York (EDT) 9.00am – 5.30pm. For more information, including the full programme and how to register, please click here 

Our Financial Restructuring and Insolvency practice

Recognised as Law Firm of the Year 2020 for Insolvency and Reorganisation Law by Best Lawyers, the Norton Rose Fulbright team is one of the largest in Australia, with 17 partners practising across four national offices. Together with our international colleagues (in excess of 60 restructuring and insolvency partners, four of whom are Fellows of INSOL International) the strength of our global practice is unrivalled in terms of cross-border capability and reach. To learn more about our global team click here.