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Duff & Phelps hires new managing director

Duff & Phelps hires new managing director

22 February 2019

Duff & Phelps has hired a new managing director for its UK and European restructuring advisory practice.

China’s “lack of experienced experts” spurs new Shanghai advisory firm

China’s “lack of experienced experts” spurs new Shanghai advisory firm

20 February 2019

Former Zolfo Cooper managing director and shareholder Lillian Zhang has set up a new Shanghai-based advisory firm, YWK Consulting, and spoke to GRR about her plans to take advantage of “emerging opportunities” in China’s restructuring industry.

Whiteford Taylor & Preston adds new senior counsel in Delaware

Whiteford Taylor & Preston adds new senior counsel in Delaware

18 February 2019

Veteran Willkie Farr & Gallagher partner Marc Abrams has joined Whiteford Taylor & Preston in Delaware as senior counsel.

South Africa’s SARIPA appoints new chairman

South Africa’s SARIPA appoints new chairman

13 February 2019

South Africa’s restructuring and insolvency industry group SARIPA has appointed a Werksmans lawyer with experience advising on Nortel and SunEdison as its new chairman.

Delaware’s Judge Carey “to stay fully engaged” after retirement

Delaware’s Judge Carey “to stay fully engaged” after retirement

08 February 2019

Judge Kevin Carey of the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, who will be addressing GRR Live Cayman in March, talks to GRR about his retirement from the bench later this year.

Harneys names restructuring partner to head Singapore office

Harneys names restructuring partner to head Singapore office

01 February 2019

Offshore firm Harneys has named recently-relocated restructuring partner James Noble as the new head of its Singapore office.

Holland & Knight adds two bankruptcy partners in Chicago

Holland & Knight adds two bankruptcy partners in Chicago

31 January 2019

Holland & Knight has recruited two of Locke Lord’s bankruptcy practice leaders in Chicago.

2018 – GRR’s Greatest Hits

2018 – GRR’s Greatest Hits

25 January 2019

The year of the CVA, the year of the retail apocalypse – 2018 was more than just another year for many bankruptcy professionals. GRR published nearly 800 stories over the course of the year: here’s what our readers enjoyed most.

Sequor Law partner goes solo

Sequor Law partner goes solo

23 January 2019

A former partner at Miami boutique Sequor Law – and regular GRR columnist – has departed from the firm to set up her own shop.

JLA Asia merges with EY in Greater China region

JLA Asia merges with EY in Greater China region

22 January 2019

Employees of Hong Kong-headquartered insolvency and turnaround specialists JLA Asia have moved en masse to Big Four firm EY.

New Mexican firm for Santamarina y Steta partners

New Mexican firm for Santamarina y Steta partners

22 January 2019

Two senior partners have left Mexico’s Santamarina y Steta after more than 20 years to found a new restructuring, disputes and finance firm, del Castillo & Castro Abogados.

Gambling addiction thefts see lawyer jailed

Gambling addiction thefts see lawyer jailed

21 January 2019

An Australian lawyer who authored the Personal Insolvency Professionals Association’s code of conduct has been jailed for six years, after stealing A$9 million from a client to fuel his gambling addiction.