Insolvency Institute

DebtCon5 Session: Public Bankruptcies and Private Law

virtual meeting
June 15, 2022



The Institute of International Economic Law invites you to Public Bankruptcies and Private Law, a virtual conversation hosted by the International Insolvency Institute on June 15, 2022 from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. EDT.

This virtual event marks the concluding session of events surrounding DebtCon5, the 5th Interdisciplinary Sovereign Debt Research and Management Conference, hosted by the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy, organized jointly with Georgetown’s Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL), the Sovereign Debt Forum (SDF), and the Centre for Finance and Development at the Graduate Institute of Geneva

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Puerto Rico and the Politics of Sub Sovereign Debt
Policy Session: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. EDT

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

·         Anna Gelpern, Anne Fleming Research Professor, Georgetown Law and nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

·         Edward J. Janger, David M. Barse Professor, Brooklyn Law School


Public Bankruptcies and Private Law
Academic Session: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. EDT

Bailiffs for Gunboats: Ukraine v. USSR in the English Supreme Court  
Click here for Prof Westbrook's Paper

·         Jay Lawrence Westbrook, Benno C. Schmidt Chair of Business Law, University of Texas:  

The Impact of the COVID- 19 Pandemic on the Stability of Commercial Banks: An Analysis of Policy Measures in Uganda
Click here for Dr. Tarinyeba's Paper

·         Winnie Tarinyeba Kiryabwire, Senior Lecturer, School of Law, Makerere University

Municipal Debt and Debt Restructuring in India
Click here to view Prof. Feibelman's Preliminary Paper

·         Adam Feibelman, Sumter Davis Marks Professor of Law, Director, Center on Law and the Economy, Tulane University Law School, Municipal Bankruptcy in India; Bhargavi Zaveri-Shah (doctoral candidate at the National University of Singapore) and Renuka Sane (Associate Professor at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy) 

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