Virtual Conference Invitation: Debt and Insolvency Law in Africa: National and Transnational Issues

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June 8, 2022

The Commercial Law Research Network Nigeria (CLRNN) and the African Sovereign Debt Justice Network AFSDJN

Theme: Debt and Insolvency Law in Africa: National and Transnational Issues 

Hybrid Conference Plenary: July 7, 2022

Time: 11am (West Africa); 1PM (East Africa); (12pm South Africa)

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The Commercial Law Research Network Nigeria (CLRNN) and the African Sovereign Debt Justice Network (AfSDJN) jointly host this conference plenary that centres the creation of effective national and transnational insolvency frameworks suited to the needs and realities of countries in Africa. The conference will provide opportunities for deeper engagement in research and knowledge-exchange on matters pertinent to the resolution of debt on the continent. The plenary will explore themes at the nexus between corporate insolvency law and sovereign restructuring law towards identifying the barriers to transnational solutions to debt resolution for countries across Africa. It will also feature insights from the experiences of various emerging economies.

Speakers:

Prof Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal, Professor of Banking and Finance Law Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS), Queen Mary University of London 

Dr Bolanle Adebola Assoc. Professor, School of Law, University of Reading 

Prof David Skeel, S. Samuel Arsht Professor of Corporate Law University of Pennsylvania Law School

Prof James T. Gathii, Wing-Tat Lee Chair of International Law Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

We will upload the entire program here soon.