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INSOL Europe Warsaw: a “new pragmatist” approach to insolvency

The EU Commission Directive proposal on preventive restructuring frameworks contains some "extremely useful" measures but could have minimal impact in some member states, according to speakers on the opening panel of INSOL Europe's 2017 congress in Warsaw.

European Investment Summit: Greece’s place in the global NPL market

GRR Live Hong Kong: Judge-made innovations and the trouble with enforcement in China

Canadian judge dismisses California-based businessman’s “insolvent person” claim

Baker McKenzie hires former Ashurst managing partner in Brisbane

GRR Live Hong Kong in pictures

On 17 October, GRR held its first conference in Hong Kong at offices of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, featuring a keynote speech by Hong Kong Companies Court Judge Jonathan Harris.

SunEdison’s Korean joint venture company loses IP rights after New York ruling

A New York bankruptcy court has thrown out a challenge to the termination of a supply and licence agreement between renewable energy company SunEdison and its Korean joint venture company, paving the way for the US company to sell the intellectual property rights to its production processes.

Bahraini and Yemeni banks to face clawback claims in Arcapita Chapter 11 case

A New York bankruptcy judge has rejected a bid by a Bahraini bank and the investment arm of a Yemeni bank to dodge clawback suits in the Chapter 11 proceedings of Bahrain’s Arcapita.

Book Review: The Framework of Corporate Insolvency Law

Joe Bannister, a partner at Hogan Lovells in London, describes the "rich and thorough exposition" of English insolvency law in a new book by Norton Rose Fulbright consultant Hamish Anderson: a book the author says he wished he'd had early in his career.

VIDEO: GRR lifetime achievement award - Bruce Leonard 1944-2017

The late Bruce Leonard, founder of the International Insolvency Institute (III), received posthumous honours at GRR's Charity Awards on 21 June, in the form of a poignant film tribute recorded a few days earlier at a meeting of the very organisation he helped found.

European Investment Summit: Greece’s place in the global NPL market

As massive new markets emerge in Asia and elsewhere, how can Greece remain relevant to NPL investors? That was the question posed in a keynote presentation by David Edmonds, financial advisory global head at Deloitte, at DDC Financial’s European Investment Summit in Athens last week.