Covid-19 calls: Natasha Labovitz at Debevoise & Plimpton in New York

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“It is easy to think that things will never be the same, but history repeats itself.” Co-chair of Debevoise & Plimpton’s restructuring group Natasha Labovitz discusses the limitations stopping some businesses from accessing government relief programs, how Debevoise solicited the advice of an epidemiologist to prepare for covid-19, and why US bankruptcy courts might be some of the most innovative courts in the country.

20 April 2020

Names to know in Ireland

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A list of the key names to know in the Dublin restructuring scene, from Irish law firms to international law firms and non-lawyer insolvency practitioners.

17 April 2020

Looking ahead and Brexit

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Ireland’s economy has been buoyant in recent years and the long tide of crash-era property enforcement work is subsiding, lawyers say. But more work is on its way thanks to Brexit and multinationals looking local.

17 April 2020

Weatherford and Ballantyne

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Two recent cases show that Ireland’s restructuring regime, particularly its lesser-known scheme of arrangement, may soon get its moment to shine.

17 April 2020

Examinership – the Irish Chapter 11

Faster and cheaper than Chapter 11, Ireland’s examinership process is, alas, woefully underused. GRR asks local practitioners, why?

17 April 2020

A viable alternative: Ireland Worked Out

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Against the backdrop of Brexit and the economic impact that may have on the UK’s closest neighbour, GRR examines whether Dublin is ready to play a valuable supporting role to London in the years to come.

17 April 2020

Covid-19 calls: Smitha Menon at WongPartnership in Singapore

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“I think the long-term effects of covid-19 are not necessarily all bad. The businesses that are not inherently viable may not emerge unscathed.” In the first of a new series investigating how law and advisory firms are dealing with covid-19 and preparing for the longer-term effects, GRR speaks to WongPartnership partner Smitha Menon in Singapore.

16 April 2020

Covid-19: What insolvency-related measures has Spain put in place?

José Carles and Carlos Cuesta, partners at Spanish insolvency and restructuring boutique Carles Cuesta, examine the legal measures introduced in one of the countries worst-hit by the coronavirus.

02 April 2020

Cryptoassets – how are they treated in an English insolvent estate?

Goodwin Procter partner Simon Thomas and associate Emily Lockhart in London argue that, when normality returns, UK officeholders are “in a prime position” to deal with the challenges of realising cryptoassets for the benefit of creditors.

01 April 2020

Covid-19: What measures has the French government put in place?

Alexandra Szekely, partner at French litigation boutique Le 16 Law, examines the measures introduced by the French government to stave off large-scale corporate collapses in response to the covid-19 pandemic.

31 March 2020

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