Adjunct Professor of Law
Global Product Leader, Insolvency Technical Assistance Program,
World Bank Group
Professor Uttamchandani is the Global Product Leader for the World
Bank Group's insolvency technical assistance program – providing
advisory services to governments around the world on the subject of
insolvency and creditor rights. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr.
Uttamchandani was Insolvency Counsel to the European Bank for
Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in London, England where he
led the reform of insolvency systems throughout Eastern Europe and
Central Asia. Professor Uttamchandani is considered one of the
world’s foremost authorities on global insolvency systems.
Professor Uttamchandani is a Canadian lawyer who practiced for
several years exclusively in the area of insolvency &
creditors’ rights at a leading Canadian law firm and began his
legal career as a law clerk to the Commercial List of Toronto,
Canada’s largest bankruptcy court.
Professor Uttamchandani has published and lectured extensively in
North America, Europe and Asia and is a board member of the
insolvency-related legal journal, International Corporate Rescue,
as well as an Adjunct Professor of Law in the St. John’s University
Law School LL.M in Bankruptcy Program teaching Shariah
Finance and Law and International Development – Bankruptcy
Professor Uttamchandani teaches Law & International
Development—Bankruptcy & Security.