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New York court upholds Yukos buyer’s Chapter 11 plan

New York court upholds Yukos buyer’s Chapter 11 plan

A US shareholder has failed to overturn a restructuring plan for a Luxembourg-registered vehicle set up to buy the financial services arm of bankrupt Russian oil giant Yukos.

White & Case promotes nine restructuring lawyers

White & Case promotes nine restructuring lawyers

White & Case has promoted nine lawyers with restructuring experience to its partnership in the US, Europe and Asia.

“Enough is enough”: Australian judge slams vexatious litigant in New Zealand bankruptcy trust dispute

An Australian judge has stayed a trust dispute filed by a bankrupt “obsessive litigant”, the latest in a “disgraceful” string of vexatious lawsuits he has filed.

No more “zombie debt”: new limitation provisions apply retrospectively, Indian Supreme Court rules

No more “zombie debt”: new limitation provisions apply retrospectively, Indian Supreme Court rules

A recent amendment to India’s Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code that prevents creditors from filing proceedings based on time-barred claims has retroactive effect, according to a Supreme Court ruling in Delhi.

“Freefall”: A GRR Lehman special

“Freefall”: A GRR Lehman special

A decade ago, on 15 September 2008, Lehman Brothers Holdings filed the biggest Chapter 11 filing in history, plunging the world into an economic vortex from which it has still not fully escaped. Douglas Thomson investigates the legacy that the collapsed bank left on cross-border insolvency law and what the next “Lehman” might look like.

Harneys loses a Smith in Hong Kong, adds one in the Caymans

Harneys has hired partner Paul Smith from DLA Piper to join it in the Cayman Islands, while Hong Kong senior associate David Smith – no relation – has left the firm to become a barrister in Australia.

GRR Live, New York: Thought-provoking solutions for global group insolvencies

GRR Live, New York: Thought-provoking solutions for global group insolvencies

A Singaporean judge has questioned whether the doctrine of separate legal personality as an unshakeable principle should be re-examined when restructuring multinational corporate groups – and raised a “fascinating twist” to the concept of synthetic secondary proceedings as a way of managing cross-border insolvencies.

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