Ronit Berkovich: partner at Weil Gotshal & Manges in New York

She worked on the Chapter 11 filings of both Lehman Brothers and General Motors, and credits US senator and former bankruptcy law professor Elizabeth Warren for sparking her interest in restructuring: editorial board member Ronit Berkovich talks to GRR.

05 February 2016

Jürg Frick: partner at Homburger in Zurich

Swiss banking lawyer and GRR editorial board member Jürg Frick predicts that bail-in recognition will be THE hot topic in bankruptcy when it is tested for the first time - and reminds all practitioners that Switzerland does not apply the centre of main interest doctrine.

05 February 2016

Restructuring the eurozone

GRR recently met Spanish academic Ignacio Tirado, a specialist in sovereign insolvency, in Madrid’s Ritz Hotel - a venue that belies any sign of a eurozone crisis. There, the professor from the Autonomous University of Madrid discussed the the need for an international treaty on sovereign debt restructuring, as well as the pros and cons of the EU’s post-crisis financial stability mechanism.

05 February 2016

IWIRC’s Woman of the Year 2015: Sheila Smith

Sheila Smith, former leader of Deloitte’s restructuring services for the Americas, was named 2015 Woman of the Year in Restructuring by the International Woman’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) in November. She spoke to GRR about championing the promotion of women in the industry, her unusual career path – and how to hold a cocktail.

14 January 2016

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