Global Restructuring Review - Cross-border restructuring and insolvency legal news, features and events
27 October 2017
Recent weeks have seen Spanish firm Carles Cuesta Abogados and Brazilian firm Barbosa Müssnich Aragão (BMA) take on lawyers from Freshfields and Veirano, respectively, while US President Donald Trump extend temporary bankruptcy judgeships in the busy district of Delaware.
25 October 2017
Paul Basta has joined Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison as co-chair of its bankruptcy and corporate reorganisation department, three months after leaving Kirkland & Ellis to pursue new opportunities.
19 October 2017
Baker McKenzie has added John Lobban as an of counsel in its Brisbane restructuring and insolvency team.
17 October 2017
Litigation funder Bentham IMF has launched a new bankruptcy litigation funding platform in New York, to be led by former Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft lawyer Ken Epstein.
12 October 2017
Australia’s DibbsBarker has added Brisbane-based Ben Shaw as a partner in its banking, insolvency and disputes team.
04 October 2017
Updated: The former head of Jenner & Block’s New York restructuring and bankruptcy practice, who worked as counsel to the court-appointed examiner in the Lehman Brothers Chapter 11 case, has joined Thompson & Knight in New York.
03 October 2017
Kirkland & Ellis has added three new faces to its London-based restructuring practice, including a former Stephenson Harwood lawyer who advised coking coal supplier Winsway on its restructuring via parallel Hong Kong and BVI schemes of arrangement.
27 September 2017
Sheila Smith, the former leader of Deloitte’s restructuring services for the Americas and the recipient of the International Woman’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation’s (IWIRC) “Woman of the Year” award in 2015, has joined the board of Boston-based advisory firm Gordon Brothers.
18 September 2017
Canadian firm Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber has hired a partner from Gowling WLG who acted for Nortel Networks in its long-running, multi-jurisdictional bankruptcy, as counsel in its restructuring and insolvency group in Toronto.
14 September 2017
The International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) has announced the new list of lawyers, judges and other restructuring specialists from across the globe who will sit on its board for the coming year.
12 September 2017
Disputes and investigations firm Kobre & Kim has recruited a Brown Rudnick partner who has been advising the liquidators of Madoff feeder fund Fairfield Sentry in New York.
11 September 2017
The joint administrators of King & Wood Mallesons' Europe and Middle East (EUME) arm have returned nearly £4.5 million to Barclay's, the firm's main creditor, a new progress report has revealed.