Global Restructuring Review - Cross-border restructuring and insolvency legal news, features and events
24 November 2016
Could increased competition from overseas and Brexit disruption at home threaten the UK’s position as a leading restructuring centre? Panellists at the inaugural GRR Live conference in London argued the respectability of the English courts and law would help it through, but agreed that, in an uncertain future, there was a lot of work to do.
23 November 2016
The UK’s long-established rescue culture and “pre-eminent” expertise in pre-insolvency procedures will help maintain its position as a centre of restructuring against future jurisdictional challenges and strong competition from Europe and Asia, Justice Richard Snowden said in a keynote at the first GRR Live event in London on Tuesday.
23 November 2016
GRR presents a selection of photos from its first-ever Live event in London on 22 November, featuring a keynote by Justice Richard Snowden.
18 November 2016
Lawyers and insolvency practitioners approaching foreign courts in fraud cases should prepare for differing interpretations of the UNCITRAL Model Law, said panellists at the American Bankruptcy Institute's Cross-Border Insolvency Program this week.
28 October 2016
This year’s ABI International and Insolvency and Restructuring Symposium saw its keynote speaker Sijmen de Ranitz, adviser at Dutch firm RESOR, tackle an essential but complex topic – what makes an effective insolvency law?
27 October 2016
The International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation has presented its 2016 rising star award to the immediate past chair of its Hong Kong network, Stephenson Harwood associate Eloise Fardon, as it sets off on a mission to strengthen its local networks worldwide.
21 October 2016
While global take-up of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency has been slow, an assessment of trends and landmark rulings since the adoption of the US’s Chapter 15 appears to demonstrate confidence in its philosophy.
12 October 2016
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.
05 October 2016
Private equity buyers looking to snap up distressed assets in Latin America must evaluate reputational damage to differentiate between a great opportunity and a trap in disguise, lawyers from Colombia, Argentina, Brazil and Chile have warned.
27 September 2016
A panel in Portugal considered last week what tools are available to help insolvency practitioners manage risks for investors in cross-border insolvencies, discussing the pros and cons of market analyses prepared by major financial institutions, as well as cross-border enforceability opinions obtained by the financial industry.
23 September 2016
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.
22 September 2016
This year’s International Bar Association Annual Conference kicked off in Washington DC earlier this week with a panel discussing the promises and progress of the early years of the European Banking Union.