Worked Out
GRR surveys individual countries’ cross-border restructuring and insolvency regimes to bring you everything you need to know about operating there – including the key players in the market.

China and Hong Kong

China and Hong Kong Worked Out: Singapore’s challenge to Hong Kong

A new restructuring regime in Singapore is shining the light on Hong Kong’s lack of a statutory regime at home.

China and Hong Kong Worked Out: Imagine there’s no countries

“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.

Hong Kong – recent cases

A sample of Hong Kong's most notable recent cases

Names to know in Hong Kong and China

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.


On the map: Cayman worked out

Cheaper than other financial centres, fast and flexible when necessary and with planned reforms on the horizon; can Cayman compete? GRR investigates

Names to know in Cayman

Read on for all the judges, lawyers and other types of restructuring and insolvency advisers you need to know in the Cayman Islands.


A well-oiled machine: Delaware worked out

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.

Names to know in Delaware

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.


Singapore Worked Out

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.

Names to know in Singapore

Singapore's judges, local firms, international firms and non-law practitioners.

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