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Promotions round-up: new year, new partners

Jones Day, Norton Rose Fulbright, Hughes Hubbard & Reed and Harneys have made partner promotions around the world, while Davis Polk & Wardwell has named a new counsel and Cole Schotz has announced new members in North America.

11 January 2022

FTI Consulting hires from Protiviti in US, loses one in Cayman

FTI Consulting has hired a team of restructuring professionals from global consulting firm Protiviti, but lost another to Crowe Cayman.

07 January 2022

Teneo buys KPMG’s Cayman and BVI restructuring arms

Global advisory firm Teneo, which last year bought Deloitte’s UK restructuring business, has acquired the Cayman and British Virgin Islands restructuring arms of KPMG.

06 January 2022

Gowling WLG recruits Womble Bond Dickinson London lead

Womble Bond Dickinson’s former London restructuring team leader has joined Gowling WLG.

05 January 2022

Forbes Hare hires “industry leader” in the Cayman Islands

Former Conyers Dill & Pearman partner Ben Hobden has joined boutique law firm Forbes Hare in the Cayman Islands, bringing with him recent experience working on the Ocean Rig and Abraaj bankruptcies.

04 January 2022

M3 adds former hedge fund manager in New York

New York-headquartered corporate advisory firm M3 Partners has hired a former hedge fund manager who worked on the Nortel Networks and Caesars Entertainment bankruptcies.

23 December 2021

Rimon’s German wing welcomes new partner from DLA Piper

US firm Rimon’s new German arm has hired a former counsel from DLA Piper to join its fledgling Frankfurt office as a partner.

22 December 2021

New Weil study on corporate distress finds liquidity pressures rising

UK corporates experienced the highest levels of relative distress in Europe during the pandemic, a new study from Weil Gotshal & Manges has found, with liquidity pressures now rising as governments roll back financial stimulus measures.

16 December 2021

New York’s Judge Chapman set to retire

Judge Shelley Chapman, who has presided over the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy since 2014, has announced plans to step down from the bench in New York.

15 December 2021

FTI Consulting marks first Dutch venture with Bold acquisition

US-headquartered advisory firm FTI Consulting has announced plans to enter the Dutch market with the acquisition of management consultancy Bold Capital Management.

15 December 2021

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