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Oi files bankruptcy proceedings in the Netherlands

The Dutch administrators of Brazilian telecoms company Oi have filed bankruptcy proceedings for the group's local arms in an Amsterdam court, as rifts between bondholders and intervention from government authorities delay its Brazilian judicial reorganisation.

UNCITRAL will consider using arbitration convention for insolvencies

Community round-up: advisory firms expand, law firms make laterals

French telecoms directory SoLocal gains creditor approval for US$1.3 billion plan

DTEK creditors asked to delay maturity of debt issued under landmark English scheme

Regulatory roundup: Eastern European update

A host of technical amendments to domestic insolvency laws are on the cards in Ukraine, Serbia and the Czech Republic.

Sixth Circuit bars Korean claimants access to US$3 billion settlement fund

A US appeals court has upheld a consent order clarifying the procedure for distributing a US silicone manufacturer’s US$3 billion Chapter 11 settlement fund for breast implant-related injuries, blocking objections from a group of Korean claimants.

Who’s Who Legal: Restructuring & Insolvency 2017 is out now

GRR’s sister publication Who’s Who Legal has revealed its list of top restructuring and insolvency lawyers for 2017, including the 25 most highly regarded thought leaders.

Sovereign debt column: What to do about contingent liabilities?

Andrew Shutter, partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in London, considers the difficult issue of how to deal with the contingent liabilities of a distressed sovereign debtor.

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