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23 October 2020
COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act – its scope and implications for lenders (IBF Accredited for FTS)

 

About The Course

This course introduces the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act and its impact on existing legal rights and covers:

  1. The relevant provisions of the Act and their effects.
  2. Options available for enforcement while the Act is in force.
  3. The rights and obligations of respective contracting parties after the specified period under the Act ends.
  4. Case Study discussion, setting out how a contract may be characterised as falling within the ambit of the Act.

Intended For

This course is intended for private bankers, corporate bankers, lenders and debt originators, legal and compliance professionals from banks and FIs, alternative, distressed and special assets investors.

Registration opens on 1 October 2020.

28 October 2020

An Introduction to Judicial Management  (pending IBF-accreditation)

 

The first half of 2020 has seen a spate of judicial management applications by bank creditors, financial institutions as well as by borrowers themselves. Why judicial management, and what does this mean for lenders? What advantages does judicial management have over other corporate rescue regimes, and is judicial management suitable in all cases?  This course will introduce you to the legal framework and key principles behind judicial management, and will include a discussion on:

  • The aims and purposes of judicial management,
  • Key differences between judicial management, liquidation and schemes of arrangement,
  • How creditors can place a company into judicial management,
  • The substantive effects of a judicial management order,
  • Latest updates to the judicial management framework under the Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act, which came into force on 30 July 2020,
  • Practical insights from a practitioners’ viewpoint, and
  • Selected highlights from recent judicial management cases.

Intended For

This course is intended for corporate bankers, lenders and debt originators, legal and compliance professionals from banks and financial institutions, and alternative, distressed and special assets investors.

 

Registration opens on 1 October 2020.

6 November 2020
Rescue Financing – a primer for finance professionals (IBF Accredited for FTS)

 

About The Course

This course introduces rescue financing to finance professionals in banks, financial institutions and distressed and special asset funds.

The course will cover:

  1. Introduction to the rescue financing regime under sections 64 and 101 of the Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act 2018 (“Insolvency Act”).
  2. Who can apply for rescue financing.
  3. Definition of rescue financing under the Insolvency Act.
  4. Different levels of super-priority that may be afforded under the rescue financing regime.
  5. Requirements for obtaining rescue financing order.
  6. Key considerations for rescue lenders.
  7. Strategies for rescue lenders.
  8. Process for implementing a rescue financing deal.
  9. Case study of the rescue financing deal in the restructuring of the Design Studio Group

Intended For

This course is intended for private bankers, corporate bankers, lenders and debt originators, legal and compliance professionals from banks and FIs, alternative, distressed and special assets investors.

Registration opens on 1 October 2020.

19 November 2020
Overview of Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act (IBF Accredited for FTS/SFA CPD)

 

About The Course

This course provides an overview of the new Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act 2018 and the implications of the changes to various stakeholders.

Intended For

This Beginners to Intermediate level course is intended for all who need to reference the Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act 2018 in the course of their debt restructuring and insolvency work in Singapore and CFOs.

11 December 2020

Business Valuation in Distressed Environments (IBF Accredited for FTS)

 

About The Course

This customised seminar course links the theory and practical aspects of business valuation and will provide participants with first-hand knowledge of how valuation is to be carried out in a distressed environment. The seminar will provide an insight into the valuation context and cover areas pertaining to corporate valuation incorporating the fundamental concepts and principles of valuation. It will then include in depth discussions on the valuation process to be adopted, the standard and premise of value as well as the various valuation approaches/methodologies commonly applied. In particular, issues relating to distressed valuation will be discussed and the seminar will be conducted via an interactive manner utilising appropriate case studies.

Intended For

This Intermediate to Advanced Level course is intended for insolvency practitioners and financial analysts.

Registration opens 1 October 2020