The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the Centre for Banking and Finance Law (CBFL) will jointly hold a roundtable discussion on sovereign debt restructuring.
The roundtable will discuss the Model on Sovereign Debt Restructuring and the leadership opportunities that it provides Singapore as the country advances its position as an international restructuring hub. The roundtable will explore the synergies that exist between the Model Law and the current corporate restructuring reforms in Singapore.
Discussion topics include:
- Recent developments in sovereign debt
- Sovereign Debt Restructuring Model Law
- Debt restructuring in Singapore
- Model Law and opportunities for Singaporean leadership
Lunch will be provided.
Mark Jewett is a CIGI senior fellow with the International Law Research Program. He is counsel to Bennett Jones LLP, where his practice focuses on domestic and international aspects of financial law. At CIGI, he will research and write on sovereign debt and cross-border insolvency.
Maziar Peihani is a post-doctoral fellow with CIGI’s International Law Research Program (ILRP), effective September 2016. Maziar’s research at CIGI is focused on sovereign debt resolution.
Oonagh Fitzgerald is director of CIGI’s International Law Research Program, overseeing the research direction of the program and related activities. She has extensive experience as a senior executive of various departments of the federal government, including with the Department of Justice and Department of National Defence.
Steven L. Schwarcz is a CIGI senior fellow, effective October 2014. An expert in international and US financial law, Steven is leading research on the Financial Stability Board with CIGI’s International Law Research Program.