Banking & finance

Reed Smith hires partner from Arthur Cox in London

After more than two decades with Irish firm Arthur Cox, Kathleen Garrett has joined Reed Smith’s financial industry group in London.

08 September 2021

Haynes Boone hires veteran US Supreme Court lawyer

Appellate lawyer Daniel Geyser, who argued in the precedent-setting bankruptcy discharge violation case of Taggart v Lorenzen, has joined Haynes Boone as the chair of its US Supreme Court practice in Denver.

03 September 2021

FRP hires valuation specialist from Alvarez & Marsal

Advisory firm FRP has appointed valuation specialist Jim Davies as a partner in its corporate finance team in London.

26 August 2021

PJT Partners hires Anchorage’s former restructuring head in New York

Charles Tauber, the former head of restructuring at US hedge fund Anchorage Capital Group, is joining PJT Partners as a partner in September.

24 August 2021

Germany’s Grub Brugger hires eight-person team in Stuttgart

German law firm Grub Brugger has hired an entire insolvency team from Stuttgart’s Menold Bezler, including a group of partners who completed one of the first German restructurings under the new StaRUG tool.

23 August 2021

Cassels snags Norton Rose partner in Toronto

Canadian law firm Cassels Brock & Blackwell has hired the chair of Norton Rose’s Toronto litigation group, Alan Merskey, who has credits on the Nortel Networks and Sears bankruptcies.

20 August 2021

Oon & Bazul and Withers bolster Singapore restructuring offerings

Withers has hired the former co-head of White & Case’s banking and restructuring practice in Asia, while Singaporean firm Oon & Bazul has announced a new restructuring co-head of its own.

18 August 2021

“Persistent failure”: Paul Weiss report shows how Credit Suisse overlooked Archegos risks

Credit Suisse exercised a “persistent failure” to manage and remediate risks associated with Archegos Capital before its eventual collapse, according to an independent investigation conducted by Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison.

02 August 2021

DLA Piper hires new finance, projects and restructuring head

The former leader of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s finance group is set to join DLA Piper as the head of its international finance, projects and restructuring practice.

26 February 2021

Heads-Up: Khurshid Fazel at Webber Wentzel in South Africa

Featured in Heads-Up

There's a lot of dry capital sitting there waiting to be used”. Head of Webber Wentzel’s restructuring and insolvency team Khurshid Fazel tells GRR about opportunities in the distressed M&A space in Africa, how her views on globalisation have changed, and why she thinks firms that commoditise parts of their offering are going to get an edge in the future.

05 February 2021

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