Ian De Witt attends the 15th International Insolvency & Restructuring Symposium in Paris19Nov2019
Insolvency and Restructuring Partner Ian De Witt recently paid a visit to the City of Light to attend the 15th International Insolvency & Restructuring Symposium. He was the sole delegate from Hong Kong.
Held at the InterContinental Paris le Grand Paris, the Symposium was co-hosted by the:
- American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI);
- International Insolvency Institute (III);
- International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL);
- Turnaround Management Association Europe (TMA); and
- International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC).
The Symposium included sessions on distressed investing, Brexit, third party funding, trade wars and more. Ian gave attendees an ‘on the ground’ update from Hong Kong and was pleased to hear from the other delegates on cases around the globe.
About Ian 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 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.