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AABANY Cosponsors: Hot Topics Involving Involving Bankruptcy and China
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3/24/2016
When: 5:30 PM
Where: St. John’s University Manhattan Campus
101 Astor Place
New York, New York 
United States

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St. John’s University School of Law and the Chinese Business Lawyers Association 

Present 

HOT TOPICS INVOLVING BANKRUPTCY AND CHINA: 
CHINESE COMPANIES AND BANKRUPTCY IN THE WEST
WESTERN COMPANIES AND BANKRUPTCY IN CHINA 

THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2016 

101 Astor Place 
(St. John’s University Manhattan Campus)

Directions: Across street from Astor Place number 6 subway stop, entrance at rear of building

REGISTER AT: 
events@cblalaw.org

What are the pitfalls and opportunities for Chinese enterprises and entrepreneurs dealing with U.S. bankruptcy proceedings?  What are the challenges and opportunities for U.S. and Western businesses dealing with bankruptcies and insolvencies in China?  This high-level panel of practitioners and a bankruptcy judge will discuss everything from Chinese bankruptcy laws and how they impact Western businesses, as well as bankruptcies in the West and how Chinese companies can deal with these opportunities. Among the hot bankruptcy topics to be covered include the challenges and opportunities facing Chinese companies interested in purchasing assets out of bankruptcy in the West.

Registration: 5:30 PM 
Program: 6 PM to 8 PM Reception: 8 PM

Opening Remarks: Professor Margaret E. McGuinness, St. John’s Law School

PANEL 1 – CHINESE BANKRUPTCY LAW AND ITS IMPACTS

Moderator 
Professor Keith Sharfman, St. John’s Law School

Panelists 
Drew Bernstein, President, Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk LLP 
John Du, Partner, Jun He 
Jeffrey Prol, Partner, Lowenstein Sandler 

PANEL 2 – U.S. BANKRUPTCY ISSUES FOR CHINESE BUSINESSES

Moderator 
Professor Ray Warner, St. John’s Law School 

Panelists 
William Hare, Managing Partner, Forbes Hare, British Virgin Islands 
Peter McMaster
, Partner, Appleby, Cayman Islands 
Frank Ciaccio
, Of Counsel, Dorsey & Whitney 

CLOSING REMARKS
Judge Allan Gropper (Ret.), Southern District of New York

Co-Sponsored by: the Center for Bankruptcy; the Center for International and Comparative Law; and the Asian-American Bar Association of New York