Banking & finance

Crypto round-up: Voyager agrees sale, Celsius CEO resigns and CoinFLEX wins creditor support

Bankrupt crypto brokerage Voyager has accepted a US$1.4 billion bid for its digital assets, while exchange platform CoinFLEX has secured creditor backing to restructure in the Seychelles, the CEO of US-headquartered Celsius Network has resigned in the middle of its Chapter 11 case and Interpol has issued a red notice against Terra/Luna creator Do Kwon.

28 September 2022

Heads-Up: Fiona Huntriss and Neil Pigott at Pallas Partners in London

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Fiona Huntriss and Neil Pigott, partners in the London litigation and disputes boutique founded by former Boies Schiller Flexner deputy chair Natasha Harrison in February, tell GRR what it’s like to work in London’s newest law firm, explain why Eastern Europe is an area to watch, and share their thoughts on the UK’s proposals to adopt two new Model Laws from UNCITRAL Group V.

12 August 2022

Crypto Lender Vauld secures three-month moratorium in Singapore

Singapore-headquartered cryptocurrency lender Vauld has won a three-month moratorium in the Lion City, blocking potential winding up actions and other proceedings against its parent company while it negotiates a sale.

03 August 2022

Goodwin expands Munich office with hire from Shearman & Sterling

Goodwin is adding a private equity partner with restructuring experience to its newly-opened Munich office from Shearman & Sterling, where he has spent almost two decades.

28 July 2022

Alston & Bird continues expansion with New York partner hires

Two long-time Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partners, who are representing French film studio EuropaCorp in its French-US restructuring, have joined Alston & Bird’s growing New York office.

17 May 2022

Brown Rudnick’s UK restructuring head to join BCLP

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner is set to recruit two partners from Brown Rudnick in London, including the head of its UK bankruptcy and corporate restructuring practice.

11 May 2022

Promotions round-up: new year, new partners

Jones Day, Norton Rose Fulbright, Hughes Hubbard & Reed and Harneys have made partner promotions around the world, while Davis Polk & Wardwell has named a new counsel and Cole Schotz has announced new members in North America.

11 January 2022

Court keeps Bulb creditor details secret in UK’s first special energy administration

Power supplier Bulb Energy’s administrators have been allowed to keep its creditors’ details out of the public domain, weeks after it entered the UK’s first-ever energy supply company special administration.

15 December 2021

Cayman textile and petroleum company liquidated in Hong Kong

A Hong Kong court has wound up a Cayman Islands-incorporated oil and textiles company after no less than six adjournments, finding that its proposed Cayman scheme of arrangement was unfeasible.

13 December 2021

Kroll makes double hire in Middle East

Kroll has hired two senior members for its restructuring advisory practice in the UAE, from in-house roles within the Dubai government and for an Abu Dhabi sovereign private family.

16 November 2021

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