Topic: Bankruptcy

Seddons Law hires Brown Rudnick partner in London

London firm Seddons Law has recruited a partner from Brown Rudnick with credits on the cross-border restructurings of Arcapita, Lehman Brothers and Toys R Us.

05 August 2020

Reed Smith hires from Baker Botts in Texas

Reed Smith has strengthened its new Dallas team with the hire of a bankruptcy litigation partner from Texas-headquartered Baker Botts.

05 August 2020

Covid-19 calls: Karen Fellowes at Stikeman Elliott in Calgary

Karen Fellowes, the newly appointed leader of Stikeman Elliott’s Western Canadian restructuring group, tells GRR about recent changes to Canadian legislation and how virtual hearings have opened up local lawyers to an international practice.

31 July 2020

Brown Rudnick attorney negligence claim to go ahead in New York

The litigation trustee for bankrupt Dutch petrochemicals group LyondellBasell may pursue negligence claims against Brown Rudnick for the loss of a preference claim, a New York court has ruled.

30 July 2020

US court approves Ann Taylor parent’s first-day motions

The parent company of women’s clothes retailer Ann Taylor has secured several first-day orders in its Chapter 11 proceedings in Virginia, with Kirkland & Ellis and Cooley advising.

30 July 2020

Baker McKenzie advises as Thai Airways pursues restructuring

Baker McKenzie, Herbert Smith Freehills and Southeast Asian firm Tilleke Gibbins are all taking roles in the rehabilitation proceedings for Thailand’s flagship airline, which is next due in court on 17 August.

28 July 2020

Australian court allows trustee of disqualified tax agent to seek UK recognition

An Australian court has allowed the bankruptcy trustee of a disqualified tax agent to seek recognition of his appointment in the UK, pursuant to the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency.

24 July 2020

English court refuses to dismiss Mallya bankruptcy petition

An English court has refused to dismiss a bankruptcy petition against one-time billionaire Vijay Mallya, finding his creditors did not have to disclose purported third-party security relating to an Indian judgment.

23 July 2020

Canadian cannabis company’s noteholders lose bid to cross-examine director

Noteholders of insolvent Canada-based cannabis company Eureka 93 have lost a bid to cross-examine its co-founder ahead of a vote on a restructuring proposal that will turn them into unsecured creditors.

22 July 2020

Community roundup: new recruits at Gordon Brothers, EY and Kirkland & Ellis

Gordon Brothers and EY have hired in Australia, Kirkland & Ellis and Thornton Grout Finnigan have recruited in Hong Kong and Toronto, and Quantuma and Freeths continue to expand in the UK.

20 July 2020

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