Global Restructuring Review - Cross-border restructuring and insolvency legal news, features and events
European restructuring firm Pluta has hired a partner from dissolved German boutique Ringstmeier & Kollegen, as the latter’s founder reveals his new practice in Cologne.
The UK wants to include rules on cross-border insolvency in a new bilateral agreement with the EU on civil judicial cooperation post-Brexit.
One week after creditors voted to accept its settlement plan, Croatian conglomerate Agrokor has filed for Chapter 15 protection in New York.
Global communications group Avaya is seeking the dismissal of a claim filed in its Chapter 11 proceedings by rival Charter Communications, seven months after restructuring its US$6.4 billion international debt pile.
Cozen O’Connor has hired a bankruptcy partner from Whiteford Taylor & Preston in Delaware.
Global financial services group Guggenheim Partners has agreed to acquire former Cleary Gottlieb restructuring head Jim Millstein’s eponymous US restructuring advisory firm.
GRR profiles Singapore in the first of a new type of feature, assessing different jurisdictions around the world to see how amenable they are for cross-border insolvency and restructuring.
Offshore firm Harneys has promoted three banking and finance lawyers with restructuring experience to partner in the Cayman Islands, Hong Kong and Cyprus.
With the “easy part” of the EU’s proposed directive on preventive restructuring frameworks approved in early June, speakers at the TMA’s Europe conference considered the tough bits – like how to define the “likelihood of insolvency” standard that would make pre-insolvency proceedings available to debtors.
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