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This training offers a deep dive into insolvency law and regulations, equipping participants with a thorough understanding of the subject. It cover various aspects of insolvency, from its fundamental principles to specific procedures and strategies. Participants will gain insights into the legal framework, rehabilitation, moratorium, administrator appointments, pre-pack plans, receiver roles, and the winding-up process.

Join LexisNexis, the DIFC Academy and Simmons & Simmons LLP for an online training session where our expert speaker will aim to cover the following:

  1. Introduction to Insolvency Law and Regulations
  • Basics of insolvency law
  • Objectives and significance of insolvency
  • Legal framework overview

2.  Rehabilitation in Insolvency

  • Concept and rationale for rehabilitation
  • Economic and social considerations

3.  The automatic Moratorium

  • Understanding and functioning of the automatic moratorium

4. Appointment of administrator

  • Step by step process for administrator appointments

5. Pre-pack plans

  • Explanation of pre-pack plans and their advantages

6. The role of the receiver

  • Responsibilities and functions of receiver in insolvency

7. Winding up process

  • Overview of the insolvency winding-up procedure


Ben specializes in corporate restructuring and insolvency. His focus is on situations where businesses are distressed, providing strategic advice to boards and stakeholders.

Ben is a partner in our Restructuring and Special Situations team in London. He is experienced in advising in situations where companies are, or are likely to become, subject to formal insolvency proceedings, undertaking contingency planning and providing strategic advice to stakeholders, most recently in the airline, real estate and infrastructure sectors. He also has extensive experience in refinancings and distressed M&A.

Ben is named as a Leading Individual in Legal 500 and is a ranked lawyer in Chambers.

Chambers 2021 says: “Ben Jones is a true technician who has genuine expertise in cross-border restructurings and the offshore market. He is very quick to grasp the issues and find practical solutions. He’s a delight to deal with and very reassuring under pressure.” “He brings the same level of energy on issues whether small or big and he thinks about everything.”

Ben is a Fellow of INSOL International, a member of the International Insolvency Institute and IWIRC.

Mastering Insolvency Dynamic: Navigating Regulations and Strategies
Nov 20, 2023 1:00 PM -To- Nov 20, 2023 3:00 PM

Mastering Insolvency Dynamic: Navigating Regulations and Strategies

In association with Lexis Nexis Middle East

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