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RITANZ 18th Annual Corporate and Restructuring Conference 2019

May 15 @ 12:30 pm - May 17 @ 2:00 pm

Pre Conference Workshops: Wed 15 May 2019


Workshop 1:

Interviewing Techniques

Phil Jones, Managing Director, Omega Investigations
Colin Gower, Partner, BDO

Workshop 2:

Actions against Directors

Luke Norman, Associate Director, KPMG
Phil Shackleton, Principal, Meredith Connell

Welcome Drinks for ALL Conference Delegates and Speakers

Conference Day One: Thursday 16 May 2019


International Keynote Address

“What was that all about”

Justice Alastair Norris

Lehman Brothers retrospective

Marcus Ayers, EY AU

Cultural evolution in banking:what’s driving it and where are we going?

Roger Beaumont, Chief Executive, NZBA

Panel session: use of alternative dispute resolution in insolvency and turnaround

Paul Heath, QC, Bankside Chambers
Royden Hindle, Bankside Chambers
Dr Anna Kirk, Bankside Chambers
Scott Atkins, Senior Partner, Norton Rose Fullbright, Sydney AU

Proportionality in Litigation

The Honourable Justice Murray Gilbert

Hot Topic: Liquidator’s remuneration applications

Associate Judge Bell

Anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and insolvency

Polly Pope, Partner, Russell McVeagh

Hot Topic: The Privacy Bill

Michael Moyes, Partner, Anthony Harper

The role of private equity in turnaround and restructuring

Conor McElhinney, Partner, McGrath Nicol
Fay Bou, Managing Director, Allegro Funds


Conference Dinner – Theresa Gattung



Conference Day Two: Fri 17 May 2019


Economic update: Where to for the NZ economy?

Shamubeel Eaqub

Developments and trends in insolvency case law

Richard Gordon, MinterEllisonRuddWatts
Yoony Lee, MinterEllisonRuddWatts

Effective Expert Evidence

David Broadmore, Partner, Buddle Findlay
Jason Weir, Forensics Partner, Deloitte

Hot Topic: Voluntary Administration: looking back; looking forward

Josh Cairns, Partner, Simpson Grierson

CBL Corporation: A significant and complex Voluntary Administration case study

Matt Kersey, Russell McVeagh
Neale Jackson, Partner, Korda Mentha

The conference and workshop earn up to 13 CPD points.

If your firm/organisation would like to book a table in advance for the Gala Dinner please email Julia at conf@ritanz.org.nz or Tel: 0800 467 656


May 15 @ 12:30 pm
May 17 @ 2:00 pm
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Sky City Auckland
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