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ABI, Washington DC: The challenges of pursuing assets abroad

By Dominic Lawson

23 April 2019

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has made it harder to get discovery in the EU, while it’s so easy in the US that some Latin American insolvency practitioners know about debtors’ foreign assets before the debtor even knows a foreign proceeding has been opened against them. Panellists from Florida, the Cayman Islands and Hong Kong recently discussed how to overcome the challenges of pursuing overseas assets.