Corporate governance and insolvency

'A regime fit for purpose? Corporate governance and insolvency in 2020 and beyond'

Thursday 28 May 2020

Redmonds Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, L3 5UZ


A free, half-day conference at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) investigates the latest developments in corporate governance and insolvency in light of recent cases and government reports.

Sponsored by the Faculty of Business and Law, the conference features eminent invited speakers (practitioners and academics) including:

  • Professor Andrew Keay, University of Leeds
  • Professor David Milman, University of Lancaster
  • Dr Chris Umfreville, Aston University
  • Dr John Wood, University of Central Lancashire
  • Dr Zinian Zang, University of Leeds
  • Mr Paul Barber and Mr Jason Greenhalgh, Begbies Traynor LLP

Please note that the availability of speakers is subject to last minute changes.

*For catering purposes, please ensure you register to attend this event.

About LJMU’s School of Law

With a vibrant community of over 20,000 students from over 100 countries world-wide, 2,500 staff and 250 degree courses, LJMU is one of the largest, most dynamic and forward-thinking universities in the UK. The School of Law delivers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within law and criminal justice to its 1,200 plus students. We are also known for our pro bono activities, innovative research and excellent links with the legal community.

In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (2014), 97% of the School of Law's research was rated as internationally excellent (3*) or internationally recognised (2*). We were also rated as the leading Law School within the University Alliance, a group of 24 leading universities.

About the Business, Corporate, Banking and Finance Law Research Group

This international conference is organized by Dr Alison Lui and Dr Blanca Mamutse of the School of Law’s Business, Corporate, Banking and Finance Law Research Group. The Group is committed to fostering an intellectual environment and advancing scholarship within business and finance law.

Find out more about the Business, Corporate, Banking and Finance Law Research Group.

How to get to the conference

The conference will be held in the Redmonds Building, which houses a 250-seat lecture theatre, break-out rooms and media studio. The location is a short walk from Liverpool’s main railway station (Liverpool Lime Street), which provides direct rail links to London, Liverpool Airport and Manchester International Airport. Liverpool is a vibrant city with many cultural, musical and sporting events to offer. It was the European Capital of Culture in 2008 and UNESCO City of Music in 2015.

Travelling by train:

Liverpool is easily accessible by train from all major cities in the UK, the journey from London will take just over two hours. There are connections from both Manchester Airport and Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Once in Liverpool, the Merseyrail train network has good links to other parts of the city region.

Travelling by plane:

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is only seven miles from the city centre and Manchester Airport is just a 45 minute drive.

Travelling by car:

Liverpool city region is well connected to the UK motorway network. From the M6 take the M62, M58 or M56 to reach the city centre.

Useful travel websites:

Where to stay in Liverpool

If you are looking for accommodation, Visit Liverpool as a searchable database, which contains many places to stay to suit all budgets and needs. (Please note, LJMU is not responsible for the content of external sites.)

The following hotels/hostels are all within walking distance of the conference venue: