Conference coverage

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

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

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.

08 November 2019

TMA Europe, London: CROs – the spy in the camp?

Chief restructuring officers can usually expect defensiveness, minimal access to information and to be treated as a “possible spy in the camp” by the company boards they are coming in to advise, CROs in London have warned, sharing war stories.

18 October 2019

GRR Live, New York: In pictures

The third annual GRR Live New York focused on cross-border restructurings in Brazil and Mexico, and the huge sovereign debt workouts in Puerto Rico and Venezuela.

14 October 2019

GRR Live, New York: Public debt in Puerto Rico and Venezuela

Panellists at the third GRR Live New York considered two sovereign debt restructurings where politics, humanitarian crises and uncharted legal territory are compelling practitioners to think creatively.

14 October 2019

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