Ian De Witt and Jeff Lane to speak at Asset Recovery Asia Singapore


We are delighted to announce that Insolvency and Restructuring Partner Ian De Witt and Fraud and Asset Tracing Partner Jeff Lane will both be attending and speaking at Asset Recovery Asia, held on 5 to 6 June at the InterContinental Singapore.

Ian will be speaking on the panel Enforcement and Recognition — Asian perspectives’ alongside Singapore’s Francis Xavier (Regional Head, Dispute ResolutionRajah & Tann Singapore LLP), Taiwan’s Georgia Chang (Senior Partner, Formosa Transnational Attorneys at Law), and Indonesia’s Tony Budidjaja (Senior Partner, Budidjaja International Lawyers)

Jeff will be on the panel Making recoveries – claims against Rogue Directors and finding Deep Pocket Defendants. His co-panelists are Singapore’s Abraham Vergis (Managing Partner, Providence Law Asia LLC, India’s Anirudh Krishnan (Advocate, Founding Partner, AK Law Chambers), Thailand’s Sakchai Limsiripothong (Partner, Weerawong C&P, and Singapore’s Nick Gronow (Senior Managing Director Corporate Finance, FTI Consulting).

About Ian De Witt

Co-head of Restructuring and Insolvency at Hong Kong law firm Tanner De Witt, Ian is a highly ranked and awarded insolvency lawyer and litigator. He has almost three decades’ experience within the field having worked in both London and Hong Kong firms. Ian acts for liquidators, receivers, creditors and directors in a variety of insolvency and restructuring cases.

Ian sits on the Insolvency Committee for the Law Society of Hong Kong, the technical and editorial committee of the Restructuring and Insolvency Faculty of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is a member of INSOL and the Turnaround Management Association (TMA). Ian is on the Host Committee

Ian is consistently ranked as a leading lawyer for restructuring and insolvency in Hong Kong by various industry publications including Chambers Asia 2018 (Band 1), Asia Pacific Legal 500 2018 (Tier 1), IFLR1000 and Who’s Who Legal. “Ian De Witt, in my opinion, is the best insolvency lawyer in Hong Kong.” Chambers and Partners 2018.

About Jeff Lane

Jeff conducts a strong commercial litigation practice with a focus on domestic and complex multi-jurisdictional financial fraud disputes and asset tracing. He is Hong Kong’s go-to specialist in the growing area of cyber fraud.

Jeff has practiced in Hong Kong for twenty-seven years and is the sole Hong Kong representative of FraudNet, the international network of specialist fraud practitioners established by the International Chamber of Commerce, which is recognised by Chambers and Partners. FraudNet is an international network of independent lawyers who are the leading civil asset recovery specialists in each country.