Webinar: Common Forms of Set-off – Tips and Tricks Relating to the (somewhat)‘Insolvency Proof’ Remedy

An IPAS Professional Development Programme

About this Course

With new updates, this session will attempt to demystify the different and sometimes contradictory rules relating to the most common forms of set-off, and how and when it can be invoked to get relief from the consequences of counterparty insolvency.

Level: Intermediate

Date & Time : 19 March 2024 | Tue | 2:00pm – 4:30pm

Course Fees: Member: S$250 | Non-Member: S$300

CPD Points: 2.5 (Pending). Accountants will be issued with a Certificate of Attendance (Category 4).

Course Trainer:

Alexander Yeo
Allen & Gledhill LLP

Alexander’s areas of practice include corporate, commercial and insolvency disputes and arbitrations. He regularly represents and advises local and overseas corporations, financial institutions, noteholders and insolvency professionals on matters including major and cross-border insolvencies and restructurings, cryptocurrency, banking and investment disputes, landlord/tenant claims, breaches of directors’ duties, employment claims, estate disputes and information technology claims.

He has acted as lead insolvency counsel for major creditors and insolvency professionals in numerous schemes of arrangement, judicial managements, liquidations and receiverships, including the Zipmex Group, Prosafe Group, Hin Leong Trading, Ocean Tankers, Xihe Holdings, Swiber Holdings Limited, Hyflux Limited, Ezra Holdings Limited, Agritrade International (Pte) Ltd, Otto Marine Limited, the IM Skaugen SE group insolvencies, in addition to acting for investors in major fraud and/or financial irregularity investigations, and clawing back improper disposals by insolvent entities. Alexander has been ranked in several leading lawyer publications, including The Legal 500 Asia Pacific which describes Alexander as one of the “key names for contentious insolvency matters”, and “top notch when it comes to considering issues with a 360 view point and anticipating next moves. Strategically brilliant”.

Alexander is also the co-author of the Singapore chapter of the Cross-Border Insolvency: A Commentary on the UNCITRAL Model Law, and has been appointed to panels established by the Ministry of Law on insolvency law matters. He is also an adjunct professor of Singapore Management University.