Global Restructuring Review - Cross-border restructuring and insolvency legal news, features and events
04 October 2017
Updated: The former head of Jenner & Block’s New York restructuring and bankruptcy practice, who worked as counsel to the court-appointed examiner in the Lehman Brothers Chapter 11 case, has joined Thompson & Knight in New York.
03 October 2017
Kirkland & Ellis has added three new faces to its London-based restructuring practice, including a former Stephenson Harwood lawyer who advised coking coal supplier Winsway on its restructuring via parallel Hong Kong and BVI schemes of arrangement.
27 September 2017
Sheila Smith, the former leader of Deloitte’s restructuring services for the Americas and the recipient of the International Woman’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation’s (IWIRC) “Woman of the Year” award in 2015, has joined the board of Boston-based advisory firm Gordon Brothers.
18 September 2017
Canadian firm Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber has hired a partner from Gowling WLG who acted for Nortel Networks in its long-running, multi-jurisdictional bankruptcy, as counsel in its restructuring and insolvency group in Toronto.
14 September 2017
The International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) has announced the new list of lawyers, judges and other restructuring specialists from across the globe who will sit on its board for the coming year.
12 September 2017
Disputes and investigations firm Kobre & Kim has recruited a Brown Rudnick partner who has been advising the liquidators of Madoff feeder fund Fairfield Sentry in New York.
11 September 2017
The joint administrators of King & Wood Mallesons' Europe and Middle East (EUME) arm have returned nearly £4.5 million to Barclay's, the firm's main creditor, a new progress report has revealed.
31 August 2017
Corrected: Ferguson Litigation Funding (FLF) has announced the hire of Paul Cooklin, formerly the chief operating officer of specialist insolvency litigation funder Manolete Partners in London.
18 August 2017
After spending less than a year at Hong Kong outfit Howse Williams Bowers (HWB), Bertie Mehigan has left to establish his own boutique firm.
17 August 2017
DLA Piper has added Minneapolis-based Michael Fisco as a partner in its finance group, from Feagre Baker Daniels.
16 August 2017
Recent weeks have seen the arrival of new directors at the UK Insolvency Service, among them noted silk William Trower QC, as well as regional hires at firms on both sides of the Atlantic.
11 August 2017
London-based partner Stephen Parker has left Paul Hastings where he focused on the restructuring of real estate portfolios and commercial mortgage-backed securities for eight years, to join Watson Farley & Williams.