Robert Shifman

Manager

Professional History

Robert is a Manager in the Cayman Islands office with over 6 years in bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring.

Robert has broad industry experience in dealing with a variety of engagements, often with complex cross-border application, including voluntary and official liquidations, administrations and receiverships as well as alternative advisory appointments such as security reviews and financial performance monitoring.

Prior to moving to the Cayman Islands, Robert spent 2 years in the British Virgin Islands managing a number of high profile cases including the dissolution of a large private equity fund with over US$1 billion in assets.  On this engagement Robert managed multiple work streams including disputes with multiple parties, sales of substantial trading assets and the restructuring of assets in Russia and the Balkans held through complex tax driven structures.  Robert has also managed the liquidation of one of the largest feeder funds to the infamous Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme.

Robert has experience working with regulators in dealing with Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing compliance and has undertaken assignments in a number of other jurisdictions including Australia, Bermuda and the United Kingdom.

Robert is fluent in English and conversant in Russian.

Professional Affiliations and Academic Qualifications

  • Member of Recovery and Insolvency Specialists Association (RISA) in the British Virgin Islands
  • Member of INSOL International
  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Human Resource Management) from La Trobe University

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