Restructuring Plans in the Post-Adler Landscape Webinar

Thursday, February 29th 2024, 15:00 pm (GMT), 10:00 am (EST)

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Thursday, February 29th
Online Webinar
15:00 pm – 15:45 pm (GMT) 10:00am – 10:45am (EST)
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Navigating Restructuring Plans in the Post-Adler Landscape, Insights from a Leading Legal Expert

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Head of Chambers at South Square, and a Deputy High Court Judge

Tom Smith

Tom specialises in commercial litigation and arbitration, banking and finance, corporate insolvency and restructuring and company law including investment funds (hedge funds and private equity) and civil fraud and asset recovery.
Tom is an experienced advocate in both court litigation and arbitrations. He has extensive experience of major commercial trials. He has also been involved in many of the major restructuring and insolvency cases in recent years, including significant Supreme Court and Privy Council decisions in the fields of banking, insolvency and restructuring and investment funds. Tom frequently appears as an advocate both in England and in other jurisdictions including the Cayman Islands, the British Virgin Islands, Dubai, Bermuda, Trinidad and Tobago and Gibraltar.
Tom is described as being very bright, quick-witted and very approachable. He is named by Chambers and Partners as a leading silk in seven areas (banking & finance, chancery: commercial, commercial dispute resolution, company, fraud: civil, restructuring/insolvency and offshore) and as a star individual in restructuring and insolvency.
Tom is Head of Chambers at South Square. He is also a member of the Financial Markets Law Committee and a Deputy High Court Judge, Chancery Division.
Senior Reporter at LFI

Matt Dickinson

Matt Dickinson is a Senior Reporter at LevFin Insights, covering distressed special situations. He has been covering the leveraged finance markets at LevFin Insights (previously CapitalStructure) in various guises since 2011. Before that he worked for a range of regional and national news outlets across the UK, and also qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG.
Senior Director at Covenant Review

Alastair Gillespie, J.D.

Alastair Gillespie joined Covenant Review in 2020 from the London office of Milbank LLP, and is a graduate of Yale University and the McGill University Faculty of Law. Alastair is a New York securities lawyer with a decade of experience representing issuers and underwriters in the London and New York high yield and leveraged finance markets, and has completed secondments to the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs and the legal department of J.P. Morgan. Prior to his legal career Alastair served as an advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister of Canada. He is also the author of The Confederation Series, a history of five founders of modern Canada, for which he received the Senate of Canada Sesquicentennial Medal in 2017.