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McDermott poaches Simmons partner in London

Simmons & Simmons partner Alan Gar has joined McDermott Will & Emery’s restructuring and insolvency team in London, becoming the firm’s second UK lateral in six months.

IWIRC’s Woman of the year: Carlyn Taylor

Chapter 11 update makes bank resolution in court “credible”, but doubts linger

Women in Restructuring

Dutch court sanctions full bankruptcy for local Oi subsidiaries

Regulatory round-up: Hungary snubs the Model Law

Eastern European regulators have seen a slew of reforms over the last few weeks: Hungary has taken a novel approach to addressing cross-border insolvencies; Azerbaijan has introduced a new framework for resolving banks; and Ukraine’s restructuring regime enacted last year came into force.

US solar company looks to Trump for trade protections in bid to survive Chapter 11

The US’s biggest manufacturer of solar power cells will seek assistance from the White House to protect its industry from foreign competition, according to the terms of a DIP financing agreement submitted in its Chapter 11 proceedings in Delaware.

Texas oil company ditches Argentine parent’s Chapter 11 plan for creditor-backed deal

A US subsidiary of Argentine energy company YPF has abandoned a Chapter 11 plan proposed by its parent company in favour of a new agreement supported by its largest unsecured creditor, chemical manufacturer Occidental Chemical.

Marblegate: what does it mean for European restructurings?

The US Second Circuit Court of Appeal recently reversed a controversial district court decision on noteholder protections under the Trust Indenture Act, finding that a for-profit education provider’s restructuring did not violate the law. Keenly watched by noteholders in the US, the decision has various implications for overseas parties too, as Weil Gotshal & Manges partners Andrew Wilkinson, Alexander Wood, Patrick Bright and Nitin Konchady, and consultant Kate Stephenson, note.

Kirkland & Ellis partner joins Pillarstone as first general counsel

Mark Knight, a former partner at Kirkland & Ellis in London, has joined European non-performing loan adviser Pillarstone, after a year there on secondment.

ILA London: UK insolvency community ponders future as a forum of choice

Weil Gotshal & Manges partner Adam Plainer was revealed as the new president of the UK’s Insolvency Lawyers Association (ILA) at its annual conference on Saturday, where an international panel discussed whether the UK will be able to keep its place as a forum of choice for restructuring in future.

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The Asia-Pacific Restructuring Review 2017


Japan: Overview

Takayuki Maruyama and Naoki Kondo

Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners

Singapore: Overview

Low Poh Ling and Wilson Zhu

Rajah Tann Singapore LLP
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2nd Annual GRR Live London

Thursday, 25 May 2017. 110 Fetter Lane, London, EC4A 1AY, United Kingdom


Latin Lawyer - GRR Live 2nd Annual Restructuring Summit

Monday, 5 June 2017. 200 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10166, USA

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