Sovereign Debt Restructuring Roundtable

Thursday, October 12, 2017 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Private Event: Workshop
Oct 12

Participation in this event is by invitation only

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. 

Event Speakers

Mark Jewett is a CIGI senior fellow. He is counsel to Bennett Jones LLP, where his practice focuses on domestic and international aspects of financial law.

Maziar Peihani is a research fellow with CIGI’s International Law Research Program.

Oonagh E. Fitzgerald was director of international law at CIGI from April 2014 to February 2020. In this role, she established and oversaw CIGI’s international law research agenda, which included policy-relevant research on issues of international economic law, environmental law, IP 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. Steven is an expert on systemic risk and financial regulation, corporate governance of systemically important firms, cross-border resolution measures and sovereign debt restructuring.