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 senior fellow with CIGI's 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.
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.
Steven L. Schwarcz is a CIGI senior fellow and the Stanley A. Star Professor of Law & Business at Duke University. At CIGI, Steven leads research on systemic risk and financial regulation, corporate governance of systemically important firms, cross-border resolution measures and sovereign debt restructuring.