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Dentons Rodyk hires from BlackOak

Former BlackOak director Debby Lim has joined Dentons Rodyk & Davidson in Singapore.

11 October 2021

Weil hires in Hong Kong

Weil Gotshal & Manges has hired a restructuring partner in Hong Kong from Ropes & Gray, with credits on some of the biggest Australasian cross-border cases of the past decade and beyond.

06 October 2021

Sidley hires Kirkland partner on the East Coast

Preparing for creditor patience to run out and a spike in demand for restructuring lawyers next year, Sidley Austin has recruited a Kirkland & Ellis partner to its New York and Washington, DC offices.

05 October 2021

Community roundup: hires for Mintz, A&M and Corrs as Freshfields lawyer called to the Bar

Boston-headquartered law firm Mintz has recruited new faces in Chicago and Texas, and Alvarez & Marsal has bolstered its UK restructuring group, while a Freshfields lawyer has moved to Erskine Chambers and Australia’s Corrs Chambers Westgarth has hired from Paul Hastings in London.

01 October 2021

New York’s Judge Drain announces retirement

Judge Robert Drain of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, who presided over the Purdue Pharma and Sears bankruptcies, is set to retire next year.

29 September 2021

Modernland seeks US recognition to cement Singaporean schemes

Indonesian real estate group Modernland Realty has sought New York recognition of its Singaporean schemes of arrangement to block potential lawsuits against the group in the US.

28 September 2021

III announces new NextGen members

The International Insolvency Institute  has announced the 21 “rising stars” that make up its latest NextGen leadership program intake – including 13 private practice lawyers, six academics and an adviser from EY in China.

28 September 2021

Community round-up: advisory firms make hires across Europe and US

US-headquartered advisory firm Ankura Consulting has launched a new European restructuring practice with several hires, including the former co-heads of EY’s European restructuring group and AlixPartners’ UK turnaround practice – while B Riley and Alvarez & Marsal have added new faces in the US and London.

27 September 2021

IWIRC names Asia Woman of the Year 2021, launches Indonesia network

The International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation has named Mamta Binani, who oversaw the first resolution under India’s Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, as its fourth Asia Women of the Year in Restructuring – two days after it launched a new network in Indonesia.

22 September 2021

Greenberg continues expansion with New York hire

Dentons has lost another partner to Greenberg Traurig in New York, seven months after the head of its global restructuring practice also moved to the firm.

21 September 2021

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