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Heads-Up: Stephen Moeller-Sally at Ropes & Gray in New York

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“While India seems ripe with a lot of opportunity, there’s also a feeling that China is primed for a wave of restructurings": The co-head of Ropes & Gray’s restructuring practice Stephen Moeller-Sally talks to GRR about the professionalisation of distressed investing, the challenge of managing tensions in creditor groups, and why he believes foreign funds are going to be more active in US restructurings.

12 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

INSOL International’s president Julie Hertzberg on diversity, youth engagement and cars

INSOL International’s first female president, Alvarez & Marsal managing director Julie Hertzberg in Detroit, tells GRR why diversity is the key policy of her presidency, how professional associations can engage with young people; and why there is increased awareness of how to make the most of restructuring regimes in other jurisdictions.

07 November 2019

Names to know in Indonesia

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To be successful in Indonesia, relationships are everything. GRR presents a guide to the firms and individuals it’s essential to know in Indonesia’s restructuring market.

31 October 2019

Try to be good – avoiding corruption in Indonesia’s restructurings

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Indonesia has a reputation for casual corruption, allied with a court system riddled with inefficiencies both innocent and malign. That has scared off a lot of non-Indonesians from entering the country – but it isn’t difficult for practitioners, especially on the corporate side, to build a successful practice with clean hands.

31 October 2019

There’s always a deal to be done: conflict and cooperation in Indonesia

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Indonesia’s bankruptcy law provides remarkable latitude for workouts, so long as they can get creditor support – but the efforts to reach those compromises can see both sharp practices and consensual negotiation.

31 October 2019

An unpredictable landscape

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Forged in the fires of the Asian financial crisis, Indonesia’s bankruptcy law has some surprising idiosyncrasies and encourages a restructuring culture defined by pragmatism and flexibility. In other words, it doesn’t look like any other bankruptcy law in the world.

31 October 2019

An unpredictable landscape: Indonesia Worked Out

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The latest in GRR's 'Worked Out' series examines Indonesia, one of the most populous and resource-rich economies in the world – but one where restructurings can be unpredictable and deals opaque. By Douglas Thomson in Jakarta and Singapore

31 October 2019

Heads-Up: Brad Eric Scheler at Fried Frank in New York

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“I’m a big believer in Sir Isaac Newton’s law that what goes up, must come down.” The long-time chair of Fried Frank’s restructuring and insolvency practice, Brad Eric Scheler, tells GRR about the “magic” of distressed investing, how his firm uses restructuring as a client gateway to other practice areas, and why he believes restructuring lawyers are the last of the Renaissance lawyers.

14 October 2019

India Column: A new framework for distressed debt resolution

Pulkit Gupta and Rob Downey, directors at Ernst & Young India, walk through a new framework for the resolution of distressed debt that India’s Reserve Bank issued in June. There are concerns, but there are also opportunities to be seized, they say.

03 October 2019

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