Features

Restructuring in the Middle East: new restructuring laws in the GCC

Charles Russell Speechlys partners Roger Elford in London and Patrick Gearon in Manama compare and contrast new restructuring legislation in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, highlighting the early cases that are testing the laws.

09 August 2019

Names to know in Hong Kong and China

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It’s not easy for foreign firms to get work in China, and local is everything. In both China and Hong Kong, having restructuring advisers and lawyers who understand the local market is invaluable. GRR presents a guide to the firms who are most active and most respected in both jurisdictions.

18 July 2019

China – recent cases

A sample of mainland China's most notable recent cases

18 July 2019

Hong Kong – recent cases

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A sample of Hong Kong's most notable recent cases

18 July 2019

China and Hong Kong Worked Out: Imagine there’s no countries

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“One country, two systems” is the principle governing Hong Kong and China’s constitutional arrangements. But their two restructuring and insolvency regimes haven’t always worked that well together. Now both jurisdictions are looking at a mutual recognition regime for insolvency matters and considering new measures for the recognition of foreign proceedings.

18 July 2019

China and Hong Kong Worked Out: Singapore’s challenge to Hong Kong

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A new restructuring regime in Singapore is shining the light on Hong Kong’s lack of a statutory regime at home.

18 July 2019

“Things have worked because they had to”: restructuring without a regime in Hong Kong

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Part of our "China and Hong Kong Worked Out" series: Hong Kong’s restructuring practitioners are, by necessity, creative. Without a restructuring and insolvency regime beyond the scheme of arrangement inherited from the British, practitioners have a “make-do-and-mend” approach aided by a supple judiciary and a can-do attitude among professionals.

18 July 2019

China and Hong Kong Worked Out: Headwinds and opportunities in China

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As a trade war with the US puts a squeeze on many Chinese industries, the government is pursuing a US$1 trillion-plus global investment project set to dramatically expand its cross-border engagement. Is this a perfect storm for the cross-border restructuring market?

18 July 2019

China and Hong Kong Worked Out: Night of the living debt

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Despite the growing power of the Chinese economy, its prodigious load of non-performing loans is posing both challenges and opportunities for local restructuring practitioners.

18 July 2019

China and Hong Kong Worked Out: Restructuring and the State

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In China, more so than in other jurisdictions, it’s impossible to avoid the government for a restructuring of any significance – particularly municipal and local government. That’s not going to alter any time soon, but government attitudes towards company failure and restructuring are changing.

18 July 2019

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