Interviews

Shinichiro Abe: founding partner of Kasumigaseki International Law Office in Tokyo

GRR editorial board member Shinichiro Abe discusses how out-of-court workouts have gained popularity in his home jurisdiction Japan, and how studying US Bankruptcy Law earlier in his career was both a great challenge, and a great opportunity.

18 February 2016

Lisa Schweitzer: partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in New York

GRR editorial board member and New York Mets fan Lisa Schweitzer discusses how she played a leading role in the world's largest patent sale and why the coming years will see a push towards conducting cross-border restructurings in single main forums.

17 February 2016

David Ward: partner at Cassels Brock in Toronto

GRR's series of interviews with its editorial board continues with David Ward: a long-time student of Japanese whose firm is Canadian counsel to creditors of Nortel.

17 February 2016

Robert van Galen: head of restructuring and insolvency at NautaDutilh in Amsterdam

17 February 2016

Selinda Melnik: 1951-2018

Before becoming a lawyer in the 1980s, GRR's editorial board member Selinda Melnik had a successful career in international policy and economic development - a role that took her to remote villages in developing countries.

17 February 2016

Poh Ling Low: partner at Rajah & Tann in Singapore

In her editorial board interview for GRR, Poh Ling Low discusses an aspect of the Singapore Companies Act that usually catches foreign debtors out - and also reveals an artistic streak.

17 February 2016

Nicole Greenblatt: partner at Kirkland & Ellis in New York

GRR editorial board member Nicole Greenblatt says that one of her most interesting experiences to date was spending time in Brazil while working on OGX's restructuring at the onset of the country's economic downturn: but she is convinced the highlight of her career is yet to come.

17 February 2016

Donald Bernstein: head of insolvency and restructuring at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York

The current president of the International Insolvency Institute, Don Bernstein, says he nearly went to medical school instead of becoming a lawyer. He lists the highlights of his (legal!) career for GRR.

17 February 2016

Hamish Anderson: consultant at Norton Rose Fulbright in London

In his editorial board interview, Hamish Anderson tells GRR about his most memorable case and explains why English insolvency law is a "muddle".

17 February 2016

Yushan Ng: partner at Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy in London

17 February 2016

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