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Policy-related complexities in parallel, cross-border insolvency and arbitration proceedings

01 July 2020

Policy-related complexities in parallel, cross-border insolvency and arbitration proceedings L to r: Heverin, Peet, Woods, Goins and Guillet / Vinson & Elkins

“A party seeking to arbitrate claims against a debtor in a US bankruptcy proceeding faces an uphill climb”: Vinson & Elkins restructuring counsel Kevin Heverin in London and senior associate Jessica Peet in New York, team up with international arbitration partner Louise Woods, counsel Adrianne Goins and trainee solicitor Elena Guillet, to explore some of the practical issues stemming from different policy considerations behind insolvency and arbitration laws across Europe and the US.