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Heads-up: Stephen Moeller-Sally at Ropes & Gray in New York

Heads-up: Stephen Moeller-Sally at Ropes & Gray in New York

12 November 2019

“While India seems ripe with a lot of opportunity, there’s also a feeling that China is primed for a wave of restructurings": The co-head of Ropes & Gray’s restructuring practice Stephen Moeller-Sally talks to GRR about the professionalisation of distressed investing, the challenge of managing tensions in creditor groups, and why he believes foreign funds are going to be more active in US restructurings.

India’s SEL Manufacturing obtains first Chapter 15 recognition of IBC bankruptcy

India’s SEL Manufacturing obtains first Chapter 15 recognition of IBC bankruptcy

11 November 2019

The Delaware Bankruptcy Court has recognised an Indian textile company’s bankruptcy case, in what counsel have called a vote of confidence in India’s new restructuring regime.

Clifford Chance hires in Paris

Clifford Chance hires in Paris

11 November 2019

Clifford Chance has hired Delphine Caramalli, the former head of European restructuring at Paris boutique Bremond & Associés, as a partner.

Hong Kong oil tycoon loses bankruptcy appeal

11 November 2019

The Hong Kong Court of Appeal has upheld a bankruptcy order against a former petroleum company chairman, after ruling that a US$30 million debt he owes to a Vietnamese government-owned entity was not covered by an arbitration clause.

GRR Live - IWIRC London: Women in Restructuring 2019 - in pictures

GRR Live - IWIRC London: Women in Restructuring 2019 - in pictures

11 November 2019

The first-ever GRR Live – IWIRC London Women in Restructuring conference was held on 7 November at Painters’ Hall in London. Click on the headline for pictures from the event.

GRR Live – IWIRC London: Women in Restructuring 2019 Awards

GRR Live – IWIRC London: Women in Restructuring 2019 Awards

08 November 2019

GRR recognised three influential women in cross-border restructuring and insolvency’s past, present and future, at an awards ceremony on 7 November following the first GRR-IWIRC Women in Restructuring conference.

Mayer Brown hires another from DLA in London

Mayer Brown hires another from DLA in London

08 November 2019

Mayer Brown has recruited Sheena Frazer from DLA Piper as counsel in its London restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency practice.

GRR Live - IWIRC London: KPMG chief economist opens first Women in Restructuring conference

GRR Live - IWIRC London: KPMG chief economist opens first Women in Restructuring conference

08 November 2019

KPMG chief economist Yael Selfin predicted interest rates would remain low for decades, but warned they could leave central banks out of options if there’s a “correction” in the fragmented European bank market, in a keynote that kicked off GRR’s first-ever women’s event co-organised with IWIRC London.

Charles Russell Speechlys promotes in London

Charles Russell Speechlys promotes in London

08 November 2019

Charles Russell Speechlys has promoted Jason Freedman to partner in its corporate restructuring and insolvency group in London.

GRR Women in Restructuring 2019 is out now

GRR Women in Restructuring 2019 is out now

07 November 2019

Our second Women in Restructuring survey is live now, featuring 40 profiles from diverse women in the field, and a host of takeaways for professional services firms to consider when setting gender equality policies in future.

INSOL International’s president Julie Hertzberg on diversity, youth engagement and cars

INSOL International’s president Julie Hertzberg on diversity, youth engagement and cars

07 November 2019

INSOL International’s first female president, Alvarez & Marsal managing director Julie Hertzberg in Detroit, tells GRR why diversity is the key policy of her presidency, how professional associations can engage with young people; and why there is increased awareness of how to make the most of restructuring regimes in other jurisdictions.

Dispute over insolvent crypto platform’s bitcoins leads to Hong Kong freezing order

Dispute over insolvent crypto platform’s bitcoins leads to Hong Kong freezing order

06 November 2019

A Hong Kong court has frozen assets belonging to a French cryptocurrency trader in a dispute over the fate of bitcoins kept in an insolvent trading platform, which are the subject of competing proprietary claims.