Date: Thursday 3 May 2007.
Time: Social from 17h30 for talk from 18h30 until 20h30.
Venue: Building 3, Deloitte Place, The Woodlands, Woodlands Drive, Woodmead, Sandton.
Topic: Business rescue legislation panel discussion.
Panelists and programme
- Opening remarks by the Chairman Judge Ralph Zulman. Judge Ralph Zulman is a well-known supporter of new business rescue legislation, and was a panelist at the dti's business rescue legislation discussion at the Companies Bill conference in March 2007.
- Panelists (about 10 minutes each)
- The business rescue process (commencement, supervisor appointment, business rescue plan publication and approval, critical path, termination) by Jan van der Walt. Jan is a member of TMA-SA and ABASA and contributed to the submissions of both organisation to the dti on the draft legislation.
- The supervisor (who is he/she?; need for regulation, admission criteria, exam, etc.) by John Evans. John is a member of TMA-SA and ABASA and contributed to the submissions of both organisation to the dti on the draft legislation.
- Impact on banks (creditors not appointing the supervisor, shift in decision-making power away from secured creditors, Banks' secured lending base will be eroded, etc.) by Martin Leigh. Martin is a member of the Banking Council and ABASA and contributed to the Banking Council submission to the dti on the draft legislation.
- Impact on the liquidation industry by Hans Klopper. Hans is a member of AIPSA.
- The academic perspective (debtor-friendly company business rescue legislation vs. creditor-friendly present and future insolvency legislation, etc. by David Burdette. David is a insolvency law expert, member of TMA-SA, ABASA and AIPSA, and contributed to the submissions of both organisation to the dti on the draft legislation.
- Floor discussion - questions to panelists and open debate. Keith Braatvedt is the additional panelist to answer legal questions. Keith is a member of TMA-SA and AIPSA and contributed to the TMA-SA submissions to the dti on the draft legislation.
- Closure by Chairman.
Cost: R50 for TMA members, R100 per person for non-members.
Welcome: All TMA members, prospective TMA members and the general public.
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