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Kasowitz boosts Houston restructuring practice

Kasowitz boosts Houston restructuring practice

17 September 2018

Kasowitz Benson Torres has hired oil and gas specialist Kyung Lee as a partner in its restructuring practice in Houston.

Latham adds partner in New York

Latham adds partner in New York

12 September 2018

Latham & Watkins has hired Andrew Parlen from O’Melveny & Myers as a partner in its restructuring, insolvency and workouts practice in New York.

Hogan Lovells hires from GE Capital

Hogan Lovells hires from GE Capital

12 September 2018

Douglas Taber, formerly a senior in-house counsel at GE Capital, has joined Hogan Lovells’ business restructuring and insolvency practice in New York.

Vinson & Elkins hires from White & Case

Vinson & Elkins hires from White & Case

06 September 2018

Vinson & Elkins has hired a new counsel in its London office.

Jones Day’s Jimenez joins Paul Hastings in New York

Jones Day’s Jimenez joins Paul Hastings in New York

05 September 2018

Paul Hastings has hired the head of Jones Day’s Miami office, partner Pedro Jimenez, for its New York restructuring practice.

Borrelli Walsh hires New York office head

Borrelli Walsh hires New York office head

05 September 2018

Restructuring practitioner Michael Foreman has joined advisory firm Borrelli Walsh as head of its New York office, after four-and-a-half years of solo practice.

Kirkland hires from Weil in London

Kirkland hires from Weil in London

04 September 2018

Weil Gotshal & Manges consultant Kate Stephenson has moved to Kirkland & Ellis as a partner in its London restructuring practice.

Klee Tuchin restructuring partner joins Californian boutique

Klee Tuchin restructuring partner joins Californian boutique

29 August 2018

Californian trial boutique Bienert Miller & Katzman has hired a restructuring partner from Klee Tuchin Bogdanoff & Stern to grow its bankruptcy practice in San Clemente.

Dr Shinjiro Takagi: 1935 to 2018

Dr Shinjiro Takagi: 1935 to 2018

22 August 2018

Respected former bankruptcy judge Shinjiro Takagi, the father of Japan’s modern insolvency and restructuring laws and author of the seminal Japanese-language treatise on the US’s Chapter 11, passed away peacefully on 19 August at the age of 82.

Madoff recovery lawyer joins Quarles & Brady in Tampa

Madoff recovery lawyer joins Quarles & Brady in Tampa

16 August 2018

US firm Quarles & Brady has hired Baker Hostetler partner Mark Kornfeld, who helped recover Madoff Ponzi scheme funds and personally interviewed Madoff in prison.

Grant Thornton Cyprus enters JV with UK office citing bullish Cypriot market

Grant Thornton Cyprus enters JV with UK office citing bullish Cypriot market

14 August 2018

Grant Thornton Cyprus has signed a joint venture agreement with the accounting firm’s UK arm noting a significant increase in local insolvency appointments – particularly receivership appointments made by Cypriot banks.

Asters to merge with EPAP Ukraine

Asters to merge with EPAP Ukraine

13 August 2018

Ukrainian law firms Asters and Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners (EPAP) Ukraine will merge from 1 October, the firms have announced, creating what they say will be the country’s biggest law firm.