Commercial disputes and restructuring: strategies for mitigating and resolving disputes

10 September 2021

In July 2021, John Keenan and Paul Croft from BRI Ferrier, together with Hannah Griffiths from Gilchrist Connell, presented at the Resolution Institute annual conferences on the topic of “Commercial disputes and restructuring options”. The presentation highlights key areas of emerging disputes and canvasses a range of avenues for resolving disputes, from early intervention through to legal remedies for resolving disputes through restructuring and associated strategies.

00:00 - Topic overview
02:17 - Panellist introduction
06:15 - COVID-19 market observations
12:09 - Common areas of dispute – forensic accounting
19:09 - Legal options to manage disputes
22:07 - Judicial focus when determining disputes
24:04 - Evidentiary outcomes for determining disputes
31:25 - Judicial outcomes available
37:57 - Restructuring: Reduce destruction & distraction
47:05 - The importance of early intervention
51:29 - Wrap up: where to next?

If you'd like to know more about our dispute resolution services, contact your local BRI Ferrier office today.

BRI Ferrier is a unique affiliation of expert business recovery, insolvency, forensic accounting, and advisory firms. Our experts specialise in services that help financially distressed businesses to recover, change and renew. We help insolvent businesses to minimise the fallout of formal administration. We also use our forensic accounting skills to support clients who face litigation, arbitration and regulatory scrutiny.