Title: Update on Solvent Schemes of Arrangement in the UK and the U.S. Teleconference
Recording Date: February 18, 2009


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Agenda and Speakers

  • General overview of solvent schemes in 2009
    – examples of recent successful solvent schemes
    – the controversial nature of the scheme of arrangement procedure
    – brief review of the technical mechanics of how a scheme works
    – the advantages of schemes to both creditors and the company
    – pitfalls for creditors and companies
  • Scottish Lion
    – why it became famous in the run-off market
    – confidentiality versus the ability for creditors to confer
    – the current position and the new scheme being promoted
  • Update on WFUM, CEAI and other approved schemes
    – current position on claims and returns
  • Solvent schemes in the US
    – enforcement of UK and other equivalent “Commonwealth country” schemes in the US
    – will the US ever implement an equivalent procedure, Rhode Island apart?

Benedict Lenhart, Esq., Covington & Burling LLP, Washington, DC
Selinda Melnik, Esq., Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP, Wilmington, DE
Vivian Tyrell, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, London