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MILAN: Silver lining in the storm clouds

The IBA Insolvency Section's 22nd annual global insolvency and restructuring conference opened with both figurative and literal storm clouds overhead, as speakers gave an update on the state of insolvency law and creditors' rights in Greece, to a backdrop of thunder.

European Commission proposes criteria for minimum safety requirements from bank

An interview with Joy Gallup

Cayman appeals court affirms investor’s partnership agreement by blocking winding-up petition

Community round-up: senior hires, expansions and mergers

Cross-border recognition terminated as Canadian arm of US retailer opts for local liquidation

The Canadian arm of bankrupt US children’s clothes retailer Aeropostale has broken lose from its parent’s Chapter 11 case to pursue its own Canadian liquidation proceedings, with a cross-border recognition action being terminated in the process.

US investor strikes deal to recover €1.2 billion of Greek loans

Shearman & Sterling has advised two of Greece’s largest banks in an agreement with US investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) to restructure companies holding up to €1.2 billion worth of non-performing loans (NPLs).

READING: Rise of global debt requires less regulation, more monitoring

The continuing rise of corporate, banking and sovereign debt around the world requires less regulation and more supervision, argued sovereign debt expert Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal of Queen Mary, University of London, at a conference held by the University of Reading this week.

No city-state is an island

Kannan Ramesh SC is a Judicial Commissioner of the Singapore Supreme Court with a long-time focus on cross-border insolvency and restructuring. He spoke to GRR about the city-state’s adoption of the UNCITRAL Model Law, cross-border cooperation in the context of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and why his elderly grandfather was disappointed when he became a lawyer.

FTI appoints new global corporate finance and restructuring co-heads

Advisory firm FTI consulting has named Carlyn Taylor and Michael Eisenband as the new global co-leaders of its corporate finance and restructuring practice.

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Latin Lawyer - GRR Restructuring Summit

09.00 AM, Monday June 6, 2016, New York, United States

ARITA's National Conference

May 31-June 1, 2016, Sheraton on the Park, Sydney, Australia

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