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Adolfo Rouillon

ACADEMIC DEGREES

 

  1. Highest Degree: Doctor in Law and Social Sciences (PhD level). Catholic University of Argentina "Santa María de los Buenos Aires". Doctoral Thesis on Bankruptcy Proceedings. Grade: summa cum laudae. Year of Graduation: 1982.

 

  1. Secondary Degree:          Lawyer (JD level). National University of Rosario, Argentina. Year of Graduation: 1969

 

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

 

1.   Areas of Expertise:

·    Legal (Commercial Law; Debtor-Creditor Rights and Insolvency Law)

·    Judicial (Civil and Commercial Courts)

 

2.   Total Years of Experience: 50 (1970-2020)

  • Admission to the Bar (Argentina, 1970)

  • Partner in Law Firm -"Robiolo, Bosco & Rouillon" (Argentina, 1970-1977)

  • Civil and Commercial 1st. Instance Judge (Argentina, 1977-1984)

  • Civil and Commercial Court of Appeals Judge (Argentina, 1984 - 2002)

  • Consultant, World Bank Legal Department LEGPS, Washington DC (2002 - 2004)

  • Senior Counsel, World Bank Legal VPU, LEGPS, Washington DC (April 2004 – June 2008)

  • Independent International Consultant on Insolvency and Creditor Rights (after 2008)

  • Professor of Insolvency Law, University of Rosario, Argentina (retired in 2017)

 

INTERNATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS

 

Responsibility for conducting World Bank insolvency and creditor rights assessments (ICR ROSC), and participating in World Bank / International Monetary Fund financial sector assessments (FSAP), as well as for providing technical assistance on legal and judicial reforms in the areas of commercial law, insolvency and creditor rights in some 40 countries in all regions, including in Albania, Argentina, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belarus, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Mauritius, Mexico, Montenegro, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Poland, Republika Srpska, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Ukraine and Uruguay.  

 

TEACHING / ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

 

·    Professor of Insolvency Law in the Faculty of Economics of the National University of Rosario, Argentina

·    Director of the Law Department of the Faculty of Business Studies in the Austral University in Rosario, Argentina (1991-2002)

·    Professor (regular or invited) of Private Law, Commercial Law and Insolvency Law, both in graduate and undergraduate courses (more than 25 years)

·    Invited Professor in several Graduate Courses for the Judiciary:

  • Master in Judicial Magistracy (Universidad Austral, Buenos Aires)

  • Specialization Program for the Judiciary (Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina)

  • Program of Specialization for the Judiciary (Universidad Católica Argentina)

  • Continuing Education for Judges, Judicial School of the Supreme Court of Santa Fe, Argentina

    • Director of the graduate program “Master of Business Law”, Faculty of Business Studies, Austral University of Argentina (1993-2002)

    • Member of the Academic Council, Master of Business Law, Faculty of Law, Austral University of Argentina (1996-2002)

    • Editor-in-Chief of “La Ley Litoral”, a law journal published by La Ley S.A. – Thomson Reuters Group, Buenos Aires, Argentina (since 1997)

    • Editor-in-Chief of “DYE - Derecho y Empresa” (“Law and Business”), the law journal of the Law Department of the Faculty of Business Studies, Austral University of Argentina (1994-2002)

    • Director of “Derecho Comercial, del Consumidor y de la Empresa” (“Commercial, Consumer and Enterprise Law”, a law journal published by La Ley S.A. – Thomson Reuters Group, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2010-2015)

    • Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the American Law Reports International (ALR Int’l, West / Thomson-Reuters, 2010-2017)

    • Member of the Editorial Board of “DERECHO COMERCIAL y de las Obligaciones”, a Commercial Law journal published by Abeledo Perrot – Thomson Reuters Group, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2015 – current)

    • Member of a research team of the Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain), Project on Restructuring of Enterprises in Crisis in Europe and Latin America (Santander CEAL – AL / 2015 – 05, Madrid, 2019 – 2020).

 

 

 PUBLICATIONS (Books, Articles, Research Works)

 

1. Books:        

a. Author of 7 books on Insolvency and Commercial Law (Argentina)

b. Director of research works on:

  1. Insolvency Law, 3 volumes, 1999; second updated issue, 2003

  2. Enforcement Proceedings and Commercial Papers; 3 volumes, 2001

  3. Banking Operations of Credit, one volume, 2003

c. Author of Chapters on Insolvency Law, Commercial Law and Procedural Law, in 25 books with plurality of authors

d. Director (Editor-in-Chief) of the Argentine Commercial Code with comments, eight volumes, 2005-2009

 

  1. Articles:

Author of 150 articles published in law journals and websites (Argentina, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, USA and Venezuela)

 

 

AWARDS

 

  1. First Prize and Gold Medal for his essay on Individual Business with Limited Responsibility awarded by the College of Notaries of the Province of Santa Fe, Argentina, July 1978.

  1. Prize “Dr. Omar Guerra” awarded for his work on Necessary Bankruptcy. This prize was conferred to the best legal essay, after a contest organized by the College of Judges of the Province of Santa Fe, Argentina (1980-1982).

  1. Elected Member of the Argentine National Academy of Law and Social Sciences in Buenos Aires (1993).

  1. Diploma of Honor awarded by the Austral University School of Law, directing the best thesis of the 1996 Graduates from the Master of Business Law, Buenos Aires, Argentina (1997)

  1. Diploma of Honor awarded by the Austral University School of Business, directing the best thesis of the 2001 Graduates from the Master of Business Law, Rosario, Argentina (2003)

  2. International Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy (elected in 2003)

 

OTHER BACKGROUND

 

  1. Member of the Committee for Analysis of the Project of Law for the Organization of the Judiciary, Province of Santa Fe, Argentina

  2. Member of the Expert Group that elaborated the Code of Ethics for the Judiciary, Province of Santa Fe, Argentina

  3. Member of the Commission for the Reform of the Argentine Insolvency Legislation (Ministry of Justice), that drafted Argentina’s Cross-Border Insolvency Bill (2002)

  4. Member of the Institute of Legislative Studies, Argentine Bar Federation, Buenos Aires

  5. Member of the Commission of Consultants of the Archives of Jurisprudence, Ministry of Justice, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  6. Member of the Academic Committee of the Judicial School, Province of Santa Fe, Argentina

  7. Appointed by the Supreme Court of Justice and the Court of Appeals to elaborate and / or review several projects for reform on court’s organization, judicial specialization, superintendence of insolvency administrators by the courts, notification of judicial decisions by alternative electronic means, computerized proceedings, etc.

  8. Member of the Bibliographical and Jurisprudence Institute, Rosario, Argentina

  9. Director of Legal Research, Faculty of Business Studies, Austral University of Argentina

  10. President of the College of Judges, Province of Santa Fe, Argentina (1989-1991)

  11. President of the Civil and Commercial Court of Appeals, Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina (1991)

  12. Member of the Board of Directors of the Argentine Federation of Judges (1989-1991)

  13. President of the Tribunal of Superintendence of Notaries, Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina (1991)

  14. Member of the Judicial Council, Province of Santa Fe, Argentina, 1991-1993

  15. Judge of the Electoral Tribunal, Province of Santa Fe, Argentina

  16. Member of the American Law Institute (ALI) Project on Judicial Communication in Transnational Insolvencies (2005 -   )

  17. Member of the Organization of American States Project on Charges Registries (Movable Assets) (2005 - 2009)

  18. Member of the UNCITRAL Judicial Expert Group on Cross-Border Cooperation, Communication and Coordination in Insolvency Proceedings (2006 - 2009)

  19. Member of the Ministry of Justice Commission for the Reform of the Argentine Insolvency Legislation (2018)

  20. Co-author of the Draft Cross-Border Insolvency Law (Argentina, 2018)

 

AFFILIATIONS

 

Member of various organizations specialized on Commercial and Insolvency Law, including: American College of Bankruptcy (International Fellow); INSOL International; International Insolvency Institute; International Exchange of Experience on Insolvency Law; Iberian-American Institute of Insolvency Law; Iberian-American Institute of Law and Finance.

 

LANGUAGES

 

Spanish (Native)

English (Fluent)

French (Reading comprehension)

Portuguese (Reading comprehension)

 

 

 

CONFERENCES, SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS

 

Active participation in over 330 conferences and seminars in 38 countries; in most of them delivering papers, lecturing and/or acting in panels, including the following:

  • 1st. Multinational Judicial Colloquium, UNCITRAL & INSOL, Toronto, Canada, March 22-23, 1995 (Respondent).

  • INSOL International Regional Conference, Toronto, Canada, March 23-24, 1995 (Panelist).

  • Negotiation Workshop (Professor Roger Fisher), Harvard Law School, Program of Instruction for Lawyers, June, 10-14, 1996 (40 hours).

  • Workshop for Law Teachers and Scholars, Harvard Law School, Program of Instruction for Lawyers, June 17-21, 1996 (40 hours).

  • 2nd. Multinational Judicial Colloquium, UNCITRAL & INSOL, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A., March 22- 23, 1997 (Evaluator).

  • INSOL International 5th. World Congress, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A., March 24-26, 1997 (Panelist).

  • Sixth Argentine - German Legal Meeting, organized by the Argentine - German Legal Association (Argentinisch - Deutsche Juristenvereinigung), Munich, Germany, October 11-13, 1998 (Lecturer).

  • Building Effective Insolvency Systems, Symposium organized by The World Bank, Washington D.C., U.S.A., September 14-15, 1999 (Panelist).

  • 3rd. Multinational Judicial Colloquium, UNCITRAL & INSOL, Munich, Germany, October 13-14, 1999 (Evaluator).

  • Latin America and Caribbean Regional Seminar on Effective Insolvency Systems, organized by The World Bank et al, Ciudad de Mexico, D.F., Mexico, October 29-31, 2000 (Panelist).

  • The World Bank Insolvency Initiative London Meeting, London, UK, January 15-16, 2001.

  • Empowerment, Opportunity and Security through Law and Justice, International Congress organized by The World Bank and the Russian Government, St. Petersburg, Russia, July 8-11, 2001.

  • 4th. Multinational Judicial Colloquium, UNCITRAL & INSOL, London, UK, July 16-17, 2001 (Evaluator).

  • INSOL Sixth World Congress, London, UK, July 17-20, 2001.

  • Global Forum on Insolvency Risk Management, organized by The World Bank Legal Vice Presidency, Washington DC, January 28-29, 2003 (Panelist).

  • “Insolvency and Investor Confidence: Challenges and Responses”, Conference presented by the Insolvency and Creditors’ Rights Committee (J) of the International Bar Association Section on Business Law, 27 - 29 April 2003, Rome, Italy (Panelist).

  • Global Judges Forum on Insolvency and Commercial Enforcement, organized by The World Bank Legal Vice Presidency, Pepperdine University Law School, Malibu, California, May 19-23, 2003 (Coordinator and Panelist). 

  • 5th. Multinational Judicial Colloquium, UNCITRAL & INSOL, Las Vegas, USA, September 20-21, 2003 (Co-chair and Evaluator).

  • American Bar Association Business Bankruptcy Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 16, 2003 (Panelist).

  • Turnaround Management and Corporate Restructuring in Latin America, November 20-21, 2003, Ritz Carlton, Coconut Grove, Miami, FL.

  • 2nd. Annual Debtor in Possession (DIP) Finance Forum, December 9-10, 2003, Le Royal Meridien King Edward Hotel, Toronto, Canada. Luncheon Speaker: “Corporate Restructuring in a Systemic Crisis Environment: Argentina 2001-2004”.

  • Global Judges Forum on Insolvency and Commercial Enforcement – Court Practices Guide, organized by The World Bank Legal Vice Presidency, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 6-7, 2004 (Coordinator and Panelist). 

  • Forum on Insolvency in Latin America, organized by The World Bank Legal Vice Presidency,  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 7-9, 2004 (Coordinator and Panelist). 

  • Global Judges Forum – Working Group Session on Institutional Framework Guidelines, organized by The World Bank Legal Vice Presidency, Washington, DC, November 15-16, 2004 (Coordinator).

  • 6th. Multinational Judicial Colloquium, UNCITRAL & INSOL, Sydney, Australia, March 2005 (Panelist).

  • INSOL Seventh World Congress, Sydney, Australia, March 2005.

  • 9th. Argentine - German Legal Meeting, organized by the Argentine - German Legal Association (Argentinisch - Deutsche Juristenvereinigung), Berlin, Germany, May 26-28, 2005 (Lecturer).

  • Seminar on Formal and Informal Proceedings to deal with Enterprises in Financial Distress, organized by the Honduras Banking and Insurance Supervisory Authority (Comisión Nacional de Bancos y Seguros). Tegucigalpa, July 8, 2005 (Panelist).

  • I Hispano-American Congress on Insolvency Law, Barranquilla, Colombia, October 2005 (Lecturer)

  • Seminar on Reforms for Greater Economic Efficiency (Secured Transactions and Bankruptcy Law), University of Chile, Santiago, Chile, October 2005 (Panelist)

  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ) Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, November 2005 (Panelist)

  • INSOL / UNCITRAL Colloquium on Insolvency, Vienna, Austria, 14-16 November 2005 (Panelist) 

  • Seminar on Insolvency in Latin America, organized by the Chamber of Commerce, Bogotá, Colombia, March 27-29, 2006 (Lecturer)

  • International Association of Insolvency Regulators (IAIR) Annual Meeting and Conference, Mexico D.F., April 23-26, 2006 (Lecturer)

  • Seminar on Future Reforms to the Financial System in Colombia, organized by the Ministry of Finance and the Bankers’ Association (ASOBANCARIA), May 8, 2006 (Lecturer)

  • Workshop on Secured Financing Systems and Collateral Lending, organized by the World Bank, IFC (SME & FIAS) and DFID, London, UK, June 7, 2006 (Panelist)

  • International Conference on Collateral Reform and Access to Credit, organized by the World Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), London, UK, June 8-9, 2006

  • Global Judges Forum – Working Group Session LAC 2006, organized by The World Bank Legal Vice Presidency, Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 14-16, 2006 (Coordinator)

  • Workshop on Legal Reforms towards Economically Successful and Socially Responsible Enterprises, organized by the Ministry of Production and USAID, La Paz, Bolivia, September 7-8, 2006 (Keynote Speaker and Panelist)

  • IV International Forum on Renovation of Enterprises (The New Brazilian Insolvency Law –A balance of the first cases), organized by IBGT and INSOL, Rio de Janeiro, 18 and 19 September 2006 (Panelist and Evaluator)

  • VI Argentine Congress on Insolvency Law and IV Iberian-American Congress on Insolvency Law, organized by the Catholic University of Argentina and the University of Rosario (Argentina), 27-29 September 2006 (Co-chairman and Keynote Speaker)

  • UNCITRAL Expert Group Meeting on Cross-Border Cooperation, Communication and Coordination in Insolvency Proceedings, Vienna, 5 and 6 October 2006.

  • UNCITRAL Judicial Expert Group Meeting on Cross-Border Cooperation, Communication and Coordination in Insolvency Proceedings, Vienna, 5 and 6 October 2006

  • UNCITRAL Working Group VI on Secured Transactions, December 4-8, 2006, Vienna, Austria

  • UNCITRAL Working Group V on Insolvency of Corporate Groups, December 11-15, 2006, Vienna, Austria

  • The World Bank on Insolvency and Creditor Rights. An Update on Latin American Insolvency Laws, lecture at Columbia University, New York , CLABLA (Columbia Latin American Business Law Association), February 2, 2007 (Lecturer)

  • Seventh Multinational Judicial Colloquium on Insolvency, organized by UNCITRAL, INSOL & World Bank, Cape Town, South Africa, March 17 and 18, 2007. (Panelist on “ADR in Insolvency”).

  • International Association of Insolvency Regulators (IAIR) Workshop, Cape Town, South Africa, March 18, 2007. (Lecturer on “Institutional Requirements for Effective Insolvency and Creditor Rights Systems”).

  • INSOL International Annual Regional Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, March 19-21, 2007  

  • Developing Sound Insolvency Systems in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa), Workshop organized by Egypt’s General Authority for Investment and Free Zones, in Cairo, 21 May 2007. (Panelist - Presentation on the World Bank Principles for Effective Creditor Rights and Insolvency Systems).

  • First Mexican Conference on Insolvency Law (Primer Congreso Nacional de Derecho Concursal de México), Mexico City, June 27 – 29, 2007. (Panelist on “Insolvency Proceedings of Corporate Groups”).

  • IAIR Annual General Conference, International Association of Insolvency Regulators, Bangkok, Thailand, 3-5 September 2007. (Lecturer - Presentation on Effective Insolvency and Creditor Rights Systems – Update on International Developments).

  • Economic Development and the Rule of Law in Latin America, Mexico City, 13-14 September 2007. (Panelist - “Financing Tomorrow: Local and International Credit and Secured Lending Transactions for Business Entities”).

  • UNCITRAL Working Group V on Insolvency of Corporate Groups, November 5 - 9, 2007, Vienna, Austria

  • Second UNCITRAL Judicial Expert Group Meeting on Cross-Border Cooperation, Communication and Coordination in Insolvency Proceedings, Vienna, 11 and 12 February 2008. 269.

  • International Colloquium on Social Claims in Insolvency, National Centre for Business Law, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 21 February 2008 (Moderator and panelist - “Wage Priority Systems and Guarantee Funds”).  

  • Round-table on the Hondurean Insolvency Law Project, Comisión Nacional de Bancos y Seguros (CNBS), Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 27 February 2008.

  • Central American Meeting on Secured Financing and Related Commercial Law Reform, National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade, Millennium Challenge Account and Asociación Hondureña de Instituciones Bancarias (AHIBA), Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 28-29 February 2008 (Panelist on Insolvency Law Reform).

  • INSOL International First Latin American Seminar (Buenos Aires, April 2008). Chairman and Keynote Speaker on the World Bank LEG ICR work in the LAC region.

  • Secured Transactions and Insolvency: Reforms at a Crossroads, Joint EBRD/UNCITRAL/WORLD BANK Conference, Washington DC, 5-6 May 2008 (Panelist on Corporate Groups Insolvency).

  • IAIR Annual General Conference, International Association of Insolvency Regulators, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, 22-25 June 2008. (Lecturer - Presentation on Effective Insolvency and Creditor Rights Systems – Update on International Developments).

  • International Bankruptcy Course, American College of Bankruptcy, NYU School of Law, Spring 2008 (Class on Latin American Insolvency Systems)

  • Insolvency Law Course, UNL, Santa Fe, Argentina, 15 August 2008 (Class on International Experiences on Insolvency)

  • The World Bank Insolvency and Creditors Rights Task Force -- Working Group on Insolvency of Non-Bank Financial Institutions, Washington DC, January 12-13, 2009 (Session Moderator)

  • 5th. Annual Wharton Restructuring and Turnaround Conference 2009, Philadelphia, February 27, 2009 (Panelist at Panel on Legal Frameworks for Cross-Border Restructurings)

  • “Eighth Multinational Judicial Colloquium on Insolvency”, organized by UNCITRAL, INSOL and The World Bank, Vancouver, Canada, 20-21 June 2009. Presentation on The Role of Judges in Cross-border Insolvencies.

  • IAIR - International Association of Insolvency Regulators Workshop, Vancouver, Canada, 21 June 2009. (Presentation on Effective Regulation of Insolvency Administrators)

  • 6th. Forum on Asian Insolvency Reform, OECD/APEC/World Bank, Bangkok, Thailand, 17-18 July 2009. Presentation on Importance of Effective Insolvency Systems.

  • 5th. Iberian-American Insolvency Conference and 7th. Argentine Congress on Insolvency Law, Mendoza, Argentina, 4-7 October 2009. Keynote speaker on Judicial Cooperation in Cross-border Insolvency.

  •  IAIR Annual General Conference, International Association of Insolvency Regulators, Johannesburg, South Africa, 11-14 October 2009. (Presentation on Regulation of Insolvency Administrators Guidelines).

  • 1st Conference on  Law & Economics of Insolvency – Polish Practice Faces International Standards, The European Centre for Comparative Commercial and Company Law (Centrum C-Law.org), Allerhand Institute and Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw, Poland, 26-27 November 2009. Presentation on International Standards for Insolvency and Creditor / Debtor Regimes.

  • Corporate Debt Restructuring Workshop, World Bank and Ministry of Justice of Latvia, Riga, 2 December 2009, Member of the Panel on How can Governments and Courts Facilitate Out-of-Court Workouts.

  • International Bankruptcy Course, American College of Bankruptcy, Columbia School of Law, 18 February 2010 (Class on Latin American Insolvency Systems).

  • Workshop hosted by the Ministry of Economy of the Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 21 July 2010. Presentation on Dominican Legal and Institutional System for Insolvency and Creditor Rights.

  • Insolvency Law Seminar, Tribute to Prof. Dr. Ricardo Prono, Faculty of Law and Faculty of Economic Sciences, UNL, Santa Fe (Argentina), 19 and 20 August 2010. Presentation on Insolvency Systems after the Global Financial Crisis.

  • VI Iberian American Congress on Insolvency Law, Rosario (Argentina), 23-25 September 2010. Keynote speaker: “Reflexiones sobre la concursalidad actual”.

  • The World Bank Insolvency and Creditor/Debtor Regimes Task Force Meeting, Washington DC, 11-12 January 2011. Chair. Panel on Consumer Insolvency.

  • International Bankruptcy Course, American College of Bankruptcy, Columbia School of Law, 3 February 2011 (Class on Latin American Insolvency Systems).

  • Romanian Corporate Debt Restructuring Workshop, Ministry of Public Finance of Romania, Bucharest, 3 March 2011. Panelist. Panel on How can Governments and Courts Facilitate Out-of-Court Workouts.

  • 9th. Multinational Judicial Colloquium on Insolvency (UNCITRAL, INSOL & World Bank), Singapore, 12-13 March 2011. Chair. Panel on Judicial Aspects of Cross-border Insolvency.

  • Iberian American Conference on Insolvency, San Juan (Puerto Rico), 24 March 2011. Presentation on Global Financial Crisis and Insolvency Proceedings.  

  • Quinto Congreso Colombiano de Derecho Concursal, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, 25-27 August 2011. Presentation on Insolvency of Enterprise Groups.

  • Recent trends in restructuring and distressed M&A, Conference of the International Bar Association (IBA - SIRC), Buenos Aires, 4-5 September 2011. Keynote speaker: Insolvency Laws in Latin America.

  • International Bankruptcy Course, American College of Bankruptcy, Columbia School of Law, 2 February 2012 (Class on Latin American Insolvency Systems).

  • Debt Resolution & Business Exit in Europe and Central Asia, World Bank Group Workshop, Vienna, 13-14 February 2012. Presentation on Out-of-Court Workouts.

  • Workshop on NPLs in CESE Europe, European Banking Coordination “Vienna” Initiative, Podgorica (Montenegro), June 7, 2012. Presentation on Improving the Legal and Institutional Framework for NPL Resolution and Out of Court Restructuring.

  • Workshop on NPLs in CESE Europe, European Banking Coordination “Vienna” Initiative, Tirana (Albania), June 8, 2012. Presentation on Improving the Legal and Institutional Framework for NPL Resolution and Out of Court Restructuring.

  • Current Issues and Challenges in Bankruptcy Law, Training for Chinese Bankruptcy Judges provided by IDLO and World Bank, Beidaihe (China), June 2012. Lecturer on the role of the judge in the bankruptcy process.

  • ITAM (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México), Presentation on Luis Mejan’s book “Instituciones esenciales del derecho de la insolvencia”, Mexico DF, 30 August 2012.

  • International Bankruptcy Course, American College of Bankruptcy, St. John’s School of Law, New York, 6 February 2013 (Class on Latin American Insolvency Systems).

  • 10th. Multinational Judicial Colloquium on Insolvency (UNCITRAL, INSOL & World Bank), The Hague, 18 & 19 May 2013. Panelist. Introduction to Judicial Aspects of Cross-border Insolvency.

  • WB Conceptual Framework for Personal Insolvency Roundtable, Ukrainian SGO Association of Insolvency Practitioners (UAIP), Kiev (Ukraine), 24 May 2013. Presentation on the World Bank conceptual framework for insolvency of natural persons.

  • Insolvency and Creditor Rights in Paraguay, Central Bank of Paraguay, Asunción, 30 May 2013. Presentation on main findings and recommendations of ICR ROSC for Paraguay. 

  • INSOL Sao Paulo Seminar, 13 June 2013. Panelist: Restructuring Challenges in Brazil.

  • Seminar on Derivative Contracts in International Private Law and UNIDROIT Principles on Close-out Netting, Argentine Association of International Law, Buenos Aires, 15 August 2013. Presentation on Financial Contracts and Insolvency Law.

  • Lecture on Sovereign Bankruptcy, Argentine National Academy of Law and Social Sciences, Buenos Aires, 3 December 2013.

  • Out-of-Court Workout for Corporates and SMEs Workshop, Bank of Greece, Athens, 11 July 2014. Panel on Thinking about solutions. Presentation and expert discussion.

  • Lecture on "Insolvency of Economic Groups", Faculty of Economics, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Santa Fe (Argentina), August 22, 2014.

  • Lecture on "Insolvency Proceedings of Enterprise Groups", Faculty of Law, National University of Rosario, Rosario (Argentina), August 26, 2014.

  • International Symposium on Insolvency Law Reform, College of Lawyers, San Jose (Costa Rica), May 4 – 6, 2015, Presentations in Panels on Reorganization Proceedings; Institutional Implementation; Corporate Groups and Cross-border Insolvency.

  • Stakeholders’ Dissemination Event on Insolvency and Creditor/Debtor Regimes, World Bank Group, Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), May 11, 2015. Presentations in Panels on ICR ROSC and Promoting Restructurings and Reorganizations.

  • I Annual Congress of the Iberian American Institute of Law and Finance, Madrid, 1 – 2 October 2015. Presentation on Pre-insolvency Proceedings.

  • Public meeting organized by the Ministry of Economy of the Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 11 March 2016. Presentation on Alternatives for Implementing the Insolvency Law.

  • 1st. Conference Community of Practice on Insolvency organized by Banca d’Italia & Universitá degli Studi Firenze, Rome, 23 June 2016. Presentation on Rights and Roles of Shareholders in Companies Insolvency Proceedings in Argentina

  • Lecture on "Insolvency of Multinational and National Enterprise Groups", Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Santa Fe (Argentina), October 28, 2016.

  • Lecture on “Secured Transactions and Insolvency: International Standards and Comparative Examples”, organized by The World Bank Group, Bogota, Colombia, 23 November 2016.

  • II Annual Congress of the Iberian American Institute of Law and Finance, Havana, Cuba, 8 – 9 December 2016.

  • Presentation on International Judicial Cooperation in Cross-border Insolvency. International Insolvency Forum, St. Petersburg (Russian Federation), 18-19 May 2017. Presentation on Overview of Insolvency Laws in Latin America. Participant in panels on Cross-border Insolvency and Security Interests.

  • III Annual Congress of the Iberian American Institute of Law and Finance, Cartagena (Colombia), 2 – 3 November 2017. Presentation on Pre-insolvency Proceedings.

  • Training Course on Insolvency Law for Commercial Court Judges, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Justice, Riyadh, 25 – 28 March 2018. Lecturer.

  • Iberian-American Conference on “Restructuring of companies in crisis in Europe and Latin America’, organized by the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM Project - Santander CEAL-AL / 2017-05) jointly with the Chamber of Corporations and the Argentine Institute of Commercial Law, Buenos Aires, June 7, 2018. Participant in panels on “Pre-insolvency restructuring of companies in crisis” and “Financial contracts and insolvency proceedings”.

  • Presentation on the Draft Cross-Border Insolvency Law, Ministry of Justice and Human Rights, Buenos Aires, 15 August 2018.

  • Conference on “Legal Protection Proceedings – Exploring Approaches to Debt Restructuring”, organized by Latvian Insolvency Control Service, Riga 26 – 27 September 2018. Presentation on “Developing a Business Rescue Culture”.

  • X Congreso Argentino de Derecho Concursal y VIII Congreso Iberoamericano sobre la Insolvencia, Santa Fe (Argentina), 17 – 19 October 2018. President of the Academic Committee. Presentation on “Argentina’s Cross-border Insolvency Bill” and panelist on “Guidelines for a a future reform of Argentina’s insolvency legislation”.

  • Course on Insolvency Law, Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), 22 – 24 October 2018. Lectures in eleven sessions. Moderator of a session on hypothetical cases discussion. 

  • International Congress “Restructuring of corporations in crisis. European and Latin American Perspectives”, organized by the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM Project - Santander CEAL-AL / 2017-05), Madrid, 5 – 6 November 2018. Participant in panel on “Pre-insolvency restructuring of enterprises in crisis. Comparative experiences.”

  • XIV Congreso Iberoamericano de Derecho Concursal, Instituto Iberoamericano de Derecho Concursal, Málaga (España), 7 – 9 November 2018. Closing speech on “Is it feasible to globally unify insolvency norms?”

  • Academic Week of the Instituto de Derecho Comercial, Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad de la República, Montevideo (Uruguay), 30 November 2018. Lecture on “Pre-insolvency restructuring”.

  • Training Course on Insolvency Law, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Commerce and Investment, Riyadh, 30 – 31 January 2019. Lecturer. 

  • IMF Evaluation of the Latvian Insolvency Framework, Ministry of Justice of Latvia, Riga, 14 February 2019. Lecturer.

  • Lecture delivered on the Draft Law on Insolvency Resolution of the Republic of Paraguay, Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, Universidad Nacional de Asunción (Paraguay), September 10, 2019.

  • Third International Conference on Coordination of Secured Transactions, International Insolvency Institute, Universidad de los Andes, Cartagena de Indias (Colombia), 13 February 2020. Panelist, “Insolvency and Secured Transactions Coordination”.