Insolvency

K&L Gates recruits finance partner in Sydney

K&L Gates has recruited the former head of Hogan Lovell’s finance department as a partner in Sydney.

11 September 2020

Sheppard Mullin bolsters Los Angeles practice with partner hire

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton has strengthened its finance and bankruptcy practice group in Los Angeles, adding partner Jennifer Nassiri from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan.

10 September 2020

Chinese good faith obligation is not a bar to Hong Kong winding-up

A Hong Kong court has dismissed arguments it should hold off winding up a local note guarantor on the basis that a debt restructuring agreement was being worked out for the notes “in good faith” in Mainland China.

09 September 2020

Katten bolsters practice in Chicago and Dallas

Katten Muchin Rosenman has expanded in Chicago and Dallas, hiring the co-chair of Fox Rothschild’s bankruptcy litigation practice, and a partner from Akerman.

03 September 2020

Arnold & Porter hires from Proskauer Rose in New York

Arnold & Porter has added a new partner in New York with credits on the Puerto Rico restructuring and MF Global bankruptcy.

03 September 2020

Abengoa enters preliminary insolvency in Spain

Renewable energy group Abengoa has filed preliminary insolvency proceedings for part of its business in Spain, two weeks after entering a complex restructuring agreement with a group of investors and financial creditors.

19 August 2020

Willkie Farr & Gallagher strengthens London restructuring practice

US firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher has hired a new restructuring partner for its London practice from Morrison & Foerster.

11 August 2020

Katten Muchin launches UK restructuring practice with CRS hire

Charles Russell Speechlys partner Prav Reddy has joined the London affiliate of US firm Katten Muchin Rosenman, in what is its first move into the restructuring sector outside the US.

04 August 2020

Foreign pension investors’ claims to be heard in German group insolvency

An administrator from German law firm GÖRG will oversee the insolvencies of more than 100 entities in a group that invited pensioners from the UK, Ireland and Asia to finance the conversion of historic buildings.

03 August 2020

DLA Piper expands Hong Kong restructuring practice

DLA Piper has hired Matthew Worth as a partner in its Hong Kong restructuring practice, two days after it added a new partner in Melbourne.

31 July 2020

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