UPCOMING SILE COURSES
[Webinar] Litigation funding, especially of restructuring and insolvency cases
4 December 2023 | 12.00pm to 1.30pm | Zoom
A presentation and panel discussion of the following:
Legal framework in Singapore, common misconceptions and what can be funded:
Civil Law Act
Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act
The future of litigation funding in Singapore – emerging trends, especially for restructuring and insolvency cases
How funding works in practice (from financier’s perspective):
How we value litigation/arbitration
Key risk factors considered
Structure of funding agreement and our returns
Our role in managing funded cases and settlement
[Webinar] Stablecoins: its future and legal challenges
15 December 2023 | 12.00pm to 1.30pm | Zoom
A presentation and panel discussion of the following.
Stablecoins are a type of cryptocurrency designed to maintain a stable value, typically pegged to a fiat currency like the US dollar. Stablecoins have the potential to revolutionise the financial system by providing a more efficient and secure way to transfer money. However, legal challenges also need to be addressed before the use cases for stablecoins can materialise. There are also issues related to AML, enforcement, how to trace and recover stablecoins. What are the pros and cons of the proposed regulatory framework for stablecoins in Singapore and key considerations when choosing a jurisdiction for issuance of stablecoins.
Three speakers will unpack the abovesaid in the format of short primer presentations followed by a panel discussion.
[Seminar] Valuing ESG Initiatives: Measuring Impact and Assessing Risks
22 June 2023 | 12.00pm to 2.00pm | ISCA House
There is an increasing recognition that a company's environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) efforts can significantly influence its risk profile and overall value. However, the question that often arises is how to effectively communicate and measure the impact of these initiatives in a manner that can be evaluated in terms of potential value creation or loss.
One solution to this challenge is to evaluate the intangible assets associated with ESG initiatives. By doing so, the legal fraternity can help its clients better understand the value and risk associated with these efforts and utilise this information as a negotiation tool in deals, dispute resolution, or settlement structuring.
This seminar will explore how a thorough assessment of ESG initiatives can help articulate and quantify the value of the underlying assets and provide you with a powerful tool to enhance your clients or company’s strategic decision-making.
[Webinar] Restructuring and Insolvency: review of recent cases with an emphasis on cryptocurrency and cross-border insolvency cases
25 August 2023 | 12.00pm to 2.00pm | Zoom
The Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act 2018 (“IRDA”) was passed by the Singapore Parliament on 1 October 2018, as part of Singapore’s efforts to become the preferred hub for cross-border financial disputes and debt restructuring. In the three years since the enactment of the IRDA, there have been significant developments in Singapore’s restructuring and insolvency laws, in part due to a string of high-profile collapses in the cryptocurrency space.
This webinar examines the developments in Singapore’s restructuring and insolvency framework through a review of recent notable cases, including an examination of how Singapore’s restructuring framework has been leveraged by cryptocurrency companies in distress. The seminar also highlights contemporary issues in cross-border insolvency, along with recent developments in insolvency and arbitration.