News 19 May. 2014

Partner L.P Harrison 3rd Attends UNCITRAL Working Group Spring Meeting at United Nations

Curtis partner L. P. Harrison 3rd was selected to attend the UNCITRAL Working Group V (Insolvency Law) Spring Meeting at the United Nations as co-representative of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA), an international association of business and commercial lawyers who live in, or otherwise have a strong interest in, the Asia-Pacific Region. The UNCITRAL Working Group V is the organization that was instrumental in drafting the model law that was precursor to chapter 15 of the United States Bankruptcy Code governing cross border insolvencies in the United States. The topic covered at this particular session of Working Group V included the treatment of foreign enterprise groups in insolvency. Over 70 foreign states and international organizations participated during this week long event.