INSOL Focus Webinar: Cross-Border Asset Recovery in the Digital Age

Tuesday, 23rd March 2021 4:00 pm [GMT]


Moderator: Rodrigo Callejas Aquino - Carillo & Asociados, Guatemala

Rodrigo is a partner of the Law Firm, acting as leader of the Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Asset Recovery and Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Groups. He started his career at the Law Firm in 2000.

His practice started at the international Mergers & Acquisitions field, which lead to his participation in cross-border restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings. Currently, he combines both practices. He is a member of FraudNet-ICC, the most important asset recovery legal network in the world; of the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL International), and of the Asset Recovery Sub-Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA). He has been a university professor and lecturer in different international forums on fraud, insolvency, asset recovery and cross-border crime.

Craig Heschuk - GreyList Trace Ltd., Canada 

Craig is a legal and management professional with 30 years experience in commercial project development. He was admitted to the Canadian Bar Association in 1990. His career spans dozens of countries starting in the early 1990’s when he was advising a major Canadian energy company on international projects.

James Pomeroy - Grant Thornton, British Virgin Islands

I joined Grant Thornton BVI in June 2019 following nearly 21 years with a Big 4 firm. Since 2002 I’ve worked almost exclusively on matters of insolvency, cross-border asset recovery, and forensic services, specializing in investigations and forensic accounting since 2009.

I’ve led asset tracing and recovery efforts into multiple jurisdictions, often through formal foreign recognition of an insolvency representative or by various means of discovery. My experience includes forensic accounting and investigations in the public sector, for commercial fraud and disputes, into high-yield investment schemes, and involving eDiscovery and forensic technology cases throughout Canada, the US, the Caribbean, Latin America, and Asia.

I am a Chartered Professional Accountant (CA, CPA, Canada), a Certified Fraud Examiner, and a Fellow of INSOL International. I have been recognized by Who’s Who Legal as a Global Elite Thought Leader – Asset Recovery Expert for 2019.

Christopher Weil - Mintz Group, USA

Chris is managing partner of the Mintz Group's Washington, D.C. office specializing in complex litigation and public-policy disputes.  He co-heads the firm’s international asset tracing unit and leads the firm’s antitrust practice.  His practice focuses exclusively on complex disputes — ranging from corporate litigation to international arbitration claims to trade disputes and corporate reputation management.  He has conducted investigations in a wide variety of industries, from manufacturing to logistics to the financial services sector, and has worked as the lead investigator in some of the largest global asset investigations in recent years.

D. Farrington Yates - Kobre & Kim LLP, USA

D. Farrington Yates is a bankruptcy lawyer who focuses on litigation related to complex, cross-border insolvencies and restructurings. Mr. Yates advises clients on the investigation, monetization and pursuit of high-value claims against principals and stakeholders in distress situations. In cases involving fraud, misconduct or asset concealment, Mr. Yates often works with the firm’s international judgment enforcement teams to pursue asset recovery strategies worldwide.

Webinar Series Committee

Ian Fox (Chair), Dentons, UK
Alberto Angeloni, DLA Piper, Italy
Rodrigo Callejas, Carrillo Law, Guatemala 
Nicholas Fox, Mourant, Cayman Islands
Leonard Goldberger, Stevens & Lee, USA
Nastascha Harduth, Werksmans, South Africa
Mariano Hernandez, M&M Abogados, Spain
Chip Hoebeke, Rehmann Consulting, USA
Marc Kish, Ogier, Cayman Islands
Andrew Koo, EY, PRC
Dhananjay Kumar, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, India
Liv Machado, Tozzini Freire, Brazil
Judge Nicoleta Nastasie, Romania
Isabel Picot, Galdino & Coelho, Brazil
Rob van den Sigtenhorst, Toon Advocaten, The Netherlands
Miguel Torres, MMT & University of Leeds, UK/Portugal

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