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

Two Hong Kong-based liquidators could be facing a “minimum” six-month custodial sentence after failing to provide documents shedding light on a bankrupt lawyer’s assets as ordered to by a court.

STX gains emergency protection in Texas

DLA Piper recruits partner from Akin Gump in New York

Washington, DC: 15 years of the UNCITRAL Model Law

New York court throws out appeal from Argentine holdouts

Canadian environmental firm files Chapter 15 case in NYC

Calgary-based energy and environmental services company Tervita has applied to a New York court for Chapter 15 recognition of its Canadian recapitalisation.

DLA Piper adds partner from DibbsBarker in Sydney

DLA Piper has added cross-border restructuring specialist Macaire Bromley as a partner in its Sydney office.

Australian court entrusts assets to US trustee under Model Law

An Australian court has, for the first time, applied the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency to allow the foreign representative of a bankrupt US estate to claim funds not belonging to the foreign debtor.

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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IWIRC's 23rd Annual Fall Conference

October 25–26, 2016, Marriott Marquis Hotel, San Francisco, United States