We are excited to announce our Keynote Speaker and Panellists for our EECC online conference titled 'A wake-up call for sleepy companies?', which is now only 3 weeks away!
Keynote Speaker: Catherine Bridge-Zoller, EBRD
Catherine Bridge Zoller is a Senior Counsel for restructuring and insolvency in the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development's Legal Transition Team, which aims to promote an investor-friendly, transparent and predictable legal environment in the EBRD’s countries of operations. Since joining the Bank in 2012, Catherine has led the EBRD’s insolvency and restructuring legal reform work and has initiated a number of EBRD projects spanning from insolvency law reform to institutional and regulatory capacity building. She has also helped develop strategies for non-performing loan resolution in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe (CESEE) both as part of the Vienna Initiative 2 platform and outside the CEE in countries such as Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Turkey and Ukraine.
In 2020 Catherine launched a major insolvency law assessment on restructuring tools across the 38 economies where the EBRD invests in response to the Covid-19 crisis, in partnership with the International Law Development Organization, INSOL Europe, INSOL International and UNCITRAL and in cooperation with the European Commission (www.ebrd-restructuring.com).
Session 1: The growing army of zombie companies: Are we ready?
Panel Moderator: Roman-Knut Seger, BDO Restructuring GmbH, Germany
Panellists to include: Stela Ivanova, bnt Neupert Ivanova & Kolegi, Bulgaria;
Michal Barlowski, Wardyński & Partners, Poland;
Ernst Giese, Giese & Partner, Czech Republic
Session 2: Turbulent times for the aviation industry. Temporarily or structural?
Panel Moderator: Omar Salah, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, The Netherlands
Panellists to include: Marlies Raschke, Noerr Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB, Germany;
Ramona Faraianu, RTZ, Romania
The latest updates will be posted on our website where you can also register your place. If you have any queries in the meantime, please contact the Secretary to EECC, Niculina Somlea.
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