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Interviews

Paul Apáthy: partner at Herbert Smith Freehills in Sydney

14 September 2018

Paul Apáthy has extensive experience advising creditors, companies, insolvency practitioners and investors in respect of distressed situations. He also...

Mark Lawford: partner at Weil Gotshal & Manges in London

Mark Lawford: partner at Weil Gotshal & Manges in London

10 September 2018

Mark Lawford is a partner at Weil in London where he advises insolvency practitioners, US and European investment banks, UK clearing banks, hedge funds...

Look Chan Ho: barrister at Des Voeux Chambers in Hong Kong

Look Chan Ho: barrister at Des Voeux Chambers in Hong Kong

10 September 2018

Look Chan Ho specialises in corporate insolvency and restructuring, with a particular emphasis on cross-border matters.  Prior to joining the Bar, he...

Larry Ellis: partner at Cassels Brock in Toronto

10 September 2018

Larry Ellis is a partner in Cassels Brock's restructuring and insolvency group. He has extensive experience in both the litigation and commercial aspects...

Daniel Fritz: partner at Dentons in Frankfurt

10 September 2018

Daniel Friedemann Fritz is a partner in Dentons’ Frankfurt office where he is a member of the firm's restructuring practice. He focuses on restructuring...

Alberto Núñez-Lagos: partner emeritus at Uría Menéndez - Proença de Carvalho in Lisbon

10 September 2018

Alberto Núñez-Lagos is a Spanish lawyer based in the Lisbon office of Spanish firm Uría Menéndez. He joined the firm in 1987 and became a partner in 1998....

Allan Nackan: partner and co-leader of restructuring at Faber Group in Toronto

10 September 2018

Allan Nackan is a partner at Farber and co-leads the firm’s restructuring practice. He focuses on corporate insolvency and restructuring, financial advisory...

“The whole COMI concept is one where the jury is still out”: An interview with retired SDNY bankruptcy judge Robert Gerber

“The whole COMI concept is one where the jury is still out”: An interview with retired SDNY bankruptcy judge Robert Gerber

01 August 2018

GRR met retired judge Robert Gerber, formerly of the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, as he gave his thoughts on how cross-border bankruptcy cases have evolved over time, and outlined his concerns about the use of the concept of the centre of main interests (COMI) in international insolvency proceedings.

One-to-one with Singapore’s senior minister of state Indranee Rajah

One-to-one with Singapore’s senior minister of state Indranee Rajah

05 June 2018

GRR sat down with Singapore's then senior minister of state for law Indranee Rajah to discuss why Singapore has pursued ambitions to be an insolvency hub, and how she sees its further development in the area.

GRR meets Singapore’s Justice Aedit Abdullah

GRR meets Singapore’s Justice Aedit Abdullah

29 May 2018

Since he joined Singapore’s High Court in 2014 as a judicial commissioner, a striking number of its major insolvency cases have had Aedit Abdullah’s name on them. Now the former prosecutor has accepted an invitation to join the court on a permanent basis as a judge. GRR sat down with him at the Supreme Court in March.

Giorgio Corno: founder of Studio Corno in Milan, and a solicitor admitted to practise in England and Wales

Giorgio Corno: founder of Studio Corno in Milan, and a solicitor admitted to practise in England and Wales

23 April 2018

What led you to focus on cross-border restructuring and insolvency? At the beginning of 2000 a friend of mine asked me to contribute with a chapter...

Airline insolvencies: Interview with IATA’s John Middleton

Airline insolvencies: Interview with IATA’s John Middleton

04 April 2018

John Middleton has served as assistant general counsel of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) with responsibility for bankruptcy since 2013. GRR’s sister publication Aviation Law News caught up with him in Bangkok to discuss the organisation’s role in airline failures in light of the recent spike.