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English court finds Russian judgments enforceable against insolvent construction company boss

Rejecting arguments about natural justice and a conspiracy to bankrupt, the English High Court has granted a Russian bank summary judgment to enforce three Moscow court decisions worth $150 million against the president of an insolvent Russian construction company.

North Sea oil producer files Chapter 15 to support UK scheme

Hanjin to wind down European operations as international assets go up for sale

Hong Kong liquidators found in contempt for failing to disclose bankrupt’s offshore affairs

STX gains emergency protection in Texas

DLA Piper recruits partner from Akin Gump in New York

DLA Piper has added Rachel Albanese as a partner in its New York office—the firm’s second restructuring hire in the past week.

Washington, DC: 15 years of the UNCITRAL Model Law

While global take-up of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency has been slow, an assessment of trends and landmark rulings since the adoption of the US’s Chapter 15 appears to demonstrate confidence in its philosophy.

New York court throws out appeal from Argentine holdouts

A group of individual bondholders who refused to enter into Argentina’s global sovereign debt settlement have lost in their bid to enforce claims against money held in New York, days before the funds go beyond the reach of the US courts.

LONDON: Brexit is hot topic at Pinsents Restructuring Conference

This year’s Pinsent Masons Restructuring and Insolvency Conference examined the anticipated implications of Brexit for the restructuring and insolvency legal landscape, with a focus on the UK’s role as a forum for cross-border restructuring.

Community round-up: laterals in the US and Singapore as Bermudian, UK and Australian practices promote

Firms in the US and Singapore have made lateral hires in recent weeks, while others in Bermuda, the UK and Australia have announced internal promotions. Meanwhile, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India has a new chairman and four new members.

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