Conference coverage

IWIRC London, fireside chat: Mr Justice Snowden on UK restructuring plans

Mr Justice Snowden has said he will be looking to existing principles of UK insolvency law to guide the exercise of the court’s discretion under the new Part 26A restructuring plan, rather than simply adopting techniques used in other jurisdictions - as he predicted a rise in work for valuation experts before the English courts.

19 November 2020

IBA webinar: LatAm airline Chapter 11s, forum shopping or sound strategy?

Specialists from the US, Brazil, Chile and Mexico met to discuss the allure of the Chapter 11 process for Latin American’s three largest airlines, Avianca, LATAM and Aeroméxico, as well as the potential pitfalls of forum shopping.

10 September 2020

III: Issues in cross-border aviation insolvencies

Updated: The International Insolvency Institute held a webinar to discuss the impact of covid-19 on the airline industry; from the benefits of filing in certain jurisdictions, to the major challenges faced from a creditor and customer perspective.

22 July 2020

III: French, German and Italian perspectives on the risks of European cross-border covid-19 restructures

French, German and Italian lawyers have urged European subsidiaries of multinational companies in covid-19 era cross-border restructurings to take precautions, warning of criminal liabilities caused by careless cash pooling and other potential pitfalls.

19 June 2020

UNCITRAL webinar: Making the case for India’s adoption of the Model Law

Representatives from UNCITRAL, lawyers in India and a former US bankruptcy judge came together via a webinar to discuss the reasons behind India’s slow progress towards implementation of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency.

11 June 2020

ABLI/INSOL International: What can Singapore (and the rest of Asia) learn from Japan?

Lawyers from Japan and Singapore discussed how debtors are benefiting from new out-of-court and cross-border processes in their respective jurisdictions and predicted that these debtor-friendly tools will be put through their paces amid a covid-19 restructuring surge.

20 May 2020

WJ Global Frankfurt: Greek NPL market heats up, German car trouble and questions over WeWork’s future

Trade in Greece’s non-performing loans is taking off following reforms to the country’s restructuring framework, a distressed debt forum has heard.

03 January 2020

ABI International, Paris: “Why can’t we all just get along?”

The UNCITRAL model law on recognition of insolvency-related judgments could “fix” the impact caused by the decisions in Rubin and Gibbs if enacted in the UK, panellists at the ABI’s international conference in Paris have said.

21 November 2019

ABI, New York: Brazil and Argentina considering JIN guidelines

Brazil and Argentina are likely to become the first Latin American jurisdictions to adopt the Judicial Insolvency Network’s guidelines on court-to-court communication, delegates heard at an event put on by the American Bankruptcy Institute last week.

14 November 2019

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

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.

11 November 2019

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