Global Restructuring Review - Cross-border restructuring and insolvency legal news, features and events
03 October 2019
Pulkit Gupta and Rob Downey, directors at Ernst & Young India, walk through a new framework for the resolution of distressed debt that India’s Reserve Bank issued in June. There are concerns, but there are also opportunities to be seized, they say.
27 September 2019
GRR unpacks one of Europe’s most significant restructurings in recent years: that of Croatian food conglomerate Agrokor. An international team of lawyers and advisers reveal the race against time to rescue a company so enmeshed in the Balkan economy that a special law was created for the job.
20 September 2019
Bob Wessels, professor emeritus of international insolvency law at Leiden University and expert counsel on restructuring and insolvency to the European Commission, and Gert-Jan Boon, researcher/lecturer at Leiden University, scruitinise INSOL International’s recently adopted and published Ethical Principles for Insolvency Professionals.
17 September 2019
Shareholder Leyza Blanco and attorney Christopher Noel from Sequor Law in Miami discuss recent developments in coordination and communication between courts handling cross-border insolvencies.
12 September 2019
Goodwin Procter’s Simon Thomas and Oonagh Steel consider logistics company Syncreon’s use of two English schemes of arrangement – the first time a US-headquartered group has favoured the English scheme over Chapter 11.
06 September 2019
A few months into his tenure as global head of business restructuring and insolvency at Hogan Lovells, New York partner Chris Donoho talks to GRR about his career, the generational skills gap starting to cause problems for some restructuring practices, opportunities for distressed investors in India and Argentina, and the importance of lawyers looking after their mental health.
02 September 2019
Sarah Thomas and Jessica Chan of Morrison & Foerster consider a recent decision by the Hong Kong Court of Appeal indicating that Hong Kong’s pro-arbitration public policy does not require the territory’s courts to refrain from exercising their insolvency jurisdiction solely because the parties have an arbitration agreement.
30 August 2019
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton partner Sui-Jim Ho discusses the current spiralling debt levels in Africa and argues that there is not necessarily the same cause for concern as there was in the past.
09 August 2019
Charles Russell Speechlys partners Roger Elford in London and Patrick Gearon in Manama compare and contrast new restructuring legislation in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, highlighting the early cases that are testing the laws.
18 July 2019
It’s not easy for foreign firms to get work in China, and local is everything. In both China and Hong Kong, having restructuring advisers and lawyers who understand the local market is invaluable. GRR presents a guide to the firms who are most active and most respected in both jurisdictions.
18 July 2019
A sample of mainland China's most notable recent cases
18 July 2019
A sample of Hong Kong's most notable recent cases