Corporate Restructuring in the Region


Macroeconomic challenges exacerbated by COVID 19 have significantly increased demand for corporate restructuring. Stakeholders are using increasingly sophisticated techniques and practices to amend business models and operations. Recent reforms in the companies law and insolvency regimes in the region have also fostered an environment that is more conducive to restructuring than in the past.

Join the DIFC for a live panel discussion with Saeed Al Awar, Head of Middle East & Managing Director, Rothschild & Co, Dr. Saeeda Jaffar, Managing Director & Head of Alvarez & Marsal and Esteban Buljevich, Head Special Assets & Restructuring, ADCB to understand the dynamics of corporate restructuring in the region and its increasing relevance as a means for businesses to overcome distress situations and to reinvent themselves. The discussion will be moderated by Hessam Kalantar, Managing Partner, Kalantar Business Law Group.


12:00pm –12:05pm: Welcome and insights by Salmaan Jaffery, Chief Business Development Officer, DIFC Authority
12:05pm – 12:10pm: Introduction and overview by Hessam Kalantar, Managing Partner, Kalantar Business Law Group

12:10pm – 12:50pm: Panel Discussion
12:50pm – 1:00pm: Q&A


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