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A new restructuring regime in Singapore is shining the light on Hong Kong’s lack of a statutory regime at home.
“One country, two systems” is the principle governing Hong Kong and China’s constitutional arrangements. But their two restructuring and insolvency regimes haven’t always worked that well together. Now both jurisdictions are looking at a mutual recognition regime for insolvency matters and considering new measures for the recognition of foreign proceedings.
It’s not easy for foreign firms to get work in China, and local is everything. In both China and Hong Kong, having restructuring advisers and lawyers who understand the local market is invaluable. GRR presents a guide to the firms who are most active and most respected in both jurisdictions.
Cheaper than other financial centres, fast and flexible when necessary and with planned reforms on the horizon; can Cayman compete? GRR investigates
Read on for all the judges, lawyers and other types of restructuring and insolvency advisers you need to know in the Cayman Islands.
Delaware has been one of the most important forums for the world’s largest bankruptcies for over three decades. In the latest of GRR’s Worked Out series, we probe what makes Delaware an attractive restructuring hub, from its experienced judges, to some fairly pioneering local rules - and see what other jurisdictions can learn from it.
Though Delaware plays host to some of the world’s largest bankruptcies, it boasts a relatively small community of lawyers – made up of local, national and international firms – and a slate of six specialist bankruptcy judges.
GRR profiles Singapore in the first of a new type of feature, assessing different jurisdictions around the world to see how amenable they are for cross-border insolvency and restructuring.
Singapore's judges, local firms, international firms and non-law practitioners.
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