Global Restructuring Review - Cross-border restructuring and insolvency legal news, features and events
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
29 March 2018
Judge Martin Glenn of the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York met with GRR in the Big Apple last November, to discuss his experiences of cross-border cooperation and court-to-court communication, and highlight some of the important work being carried out by UNCITRAL’s insolvency working group.
02 March 2018
Ahead of his keynote speech at the third annual GRR Live London on 22 March, we sat down with Ian Stewart, partner and chief UK economist at Deloitte, to discuss the most important macroeconomic issues facing the UK today.
10 January 2018
GRR met Judge Luciano Panzani, the president of the Court of Appeal in Rome, at INSOL Europe’s annual congress in Warsaw in October, where he was speaking as part of the organisation’s Judicial Wing. He offered his views on the most important aspects of Italy’s newly approved insolvency reforms (which he helped to draft), the difficulties with court-to-court communication in civil law countries, and the problem of non-performing loans in the Italian banking system.
16 October 2017
Justice Jonathan Harris of the Hong Kong High Court met GRR in August to discuss some of his recent landmark decisions, particularly Z-Obee and Rennie Produce in which he assisted foreign liquidators.
29 September 2017
GRR met Judge Kevin Carey of the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware at the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors’ 33rd annual conference in Dallas, where he talked about how his legacy won’t be a series of written decisions, but the time and skill he expended focusing on bankruptcy cases in the court room – and in the insolvency world outside of it.
16 August 2017
GRR caught up with Judge Robert Drain from the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York in April during the American Bankruptcy Institute's annual spring meeting in Washington, DC. There, he discussed historic and future cross-border cooperation against a backdrop of the newly minted Judicial Insolvency Network Guidelines, and the controversial property requirement for making a Chapter 15 application in the US.
21 April 2017
Carlyn Taylor, global co-leader of FTI Consulting's corporate finance and restructuring segment, was named Woman of the Year 2016 by the International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) late last year. In an interview complementing our Women in Restructuring survey, she talked to GRR about cutting her teeth in the telecoms restructuring boom of the late 1990s, mentoring younger women in the industry and balancing work with family life.