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Washington, DC: The politics of oil and gas restructuring

The recent oil price slump and attendant rise in oil and gas insolvencies has been exacerbated by the interference of political actors whose actions can both precipitate distress and damage turnarounds, a panel at the International Bar Association’s Annual Conference in Washington, DC has argued.

New York Court approves Cypriot shipper’s liquidation

Washington, DC: European Banking Union – a job for a Marvel hero?

Gibraltarian recognition opts for EU regulation over new UNCITRAL regime

Pillsbury poaches partner from McKool Smith in Houston

EU court rejects damages claims over Cypriot bank restructuring

The Court of Justice of the European Union has dismissed a set of compensation claims for losses incurred as a result of the restructuring of two Cypriot banks in 2013, overturning an earlier ruling by the EU’s General Court that found it lacked jurisdiction to hear the cases.

Hanjin lien holders appeal New Jersey court’s ruling that they can’t navigate around Chapter 15

A group of maritime lien creditors has lodged an appeal against a decision by the New Jersey District Court denying their request to circumvent bankrupt Korean cargo shipper Hanjin’s Chapter 15 protections in order to arrest its ships.

NY court grants Hellas noteholders’ trustee $565m appeal

A New York appeals court has given the trustee to the noteholders of collapsed Greek telecoms company Hellas the chance to recover over half a billion dollars from a group of private equity firms.

A golden age for China’s bankruptcy law?

Year-on-year drops in economic growth and a ballooning debt bubble have placed China in a debt-to-GDP “danger zone”, similar to Japan in the late 1980s, and the UK and US ahead of 2008. With a banking crisis potentially on the horizon, the International Insolvency Institute (III) gathered a selection of speakers from around the world to examine the challenges facing China and its trading partners in this new era.

Kilpatrick Townsend partner joins Nelson Mullins in Nashville

Shane Ramsey has left Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton in New York to join Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough as a partner in its bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors’ rights team in Nashville.

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2016 TMA Europe Distressed Investing Event

September 28, 2016, London, United Kingdom