2023 Restructuring Symposium

presented by:


Credit Cycle & Outlook
Creditor Strategies
The Next Crisis

Held June 27, 2023

At the offices of Shearman & Sterling

599 Lexington Avenue

1:00pm until 4:30pm


The 2023 Restructuring Symposium brought together leading academics, practitioners, investors and market participants to discuss where we are in the credit cycle, evolving creditor strategies and where the next crisis will occur.

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Opening Remarks: Mark Shapiro, Shearman & Sterling

Fireside Chat: Credit Cycle & Outlook
Ted Basta of the LSTA moderated this timely discussion on where we are in the credit cycle and the outlook from here.

moderator: Ted Basta, LSTA

joined by:

  • Professor Edward Morrison, Columbia University
  • Brad Rogoff, Barclays Capital
  • Carly Wilson, Black Rock

Creditor Strategies Panel
This Panel discussed how creditors are responding to and affected by aggressive restructuring tactics and what to expect going forward. Our panel of experts discussed sponsor strategies, the evolving use of cooperation agreements and the possible renewed emphasis on fiduciary duty claims as a defensive tactic as well as discuss trends presented by Reorg Research of how creditors are faring in bankruptcy proceedings.

moderator: Professor Vince Buccola, Wharton

joined by:

  • Josh Feltman, Wachtell
  • Mark Fischer, Reorg
  • John Greene, Bardin Hill
  • Professor Samir Parikh, Lewis & Clark Law School

The Next Crisis Panel
This Panel discussed where we go from here after the recent banking crisis. Our panel of experts discussed a range of topics from the banking sector to the housing and commercial real estate markets to crypto and opine on what crises could come next and why.

moderator: Marc Heimowitz, Coda Advisory (CRC)

joined by:

  • Stephen Hessler, Sidley Austin LLP
  • Mo Meghji, M3 Partners
  • Joshua Acheatel, Monarch Alternative Capital
  • Fred Sosnick, Shearman & Sterling

Closing Remarks: Evan Lederman, J.F. Lehman & Company (CRC)

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