This is a half-day Consultation Workshop on the first topic on the CIGI ILRP International Economic Law agenda: International and transnational governance and regulation of insolvency and sovereign debt.
The purpose of this particular consultation workshop is to discuss International Economic Law research proposals related to the topic of International and transnational governance and regulation of insolvency and sovereign debt, to develop a more detailed research agenda in relation to this aspect of international economic law, and to identify research partners who would be interested in collaborating with CIGI. CIGI ILRP is looking to build research partnerships with individuals and institutions with interest and expertise on this topic.
Rohinton P. Medhora is president of the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), joining in 2012. Previously, he was vice president of programs at Canada’s International Development Research Centre. He received his doctorate in economics in 1988 from the University of Toronto, where he subsequently taught. His fields of expertise are monetary and trade policy, international economic relations and development economics.
As director of CIGI’s International Law Research Program, Oonagh Fitzgerald established and oversees CIGI’s international law research agenda, which includes policy relevant research on issues of international economic law, environmental law, intellectual property law and innovation, and Indigenous law.
Richard Gitlin is a CIGI Senior Fellow. An international bankruptcy lawyer, he played a leading role in the development of practices and procedures for successfully resolving complex global restructuring and insolvency cases. He has helped many countries improve their bankruptcy laws, including Canada, Republic of Korea, Indonesia and Mexico.