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Robins Kaplan hires new practice co-chair from Brown Rudnick

US firm Robins Kaplan has hired a partner with more than 30 years’ experience, H Jeffrey Schwartz, from Brown Rudnick in New York, to co-chair its restructuring and bankruptcy practice.

27 January 2016

Six restructuring specialists take silk in the UK

Six UK barristers with insolvency and restructuring practices were appointed Queen’s Counsel in the 2016 selection round at the start of the year.

27 January 2016

Dechert hires DLA cross-border specialist as partner

Dechert has hired a cross-border restructuring specialist from DLA Piper as a partner in its London office.

27 January 2016

Extraterritorial fraudulent transfers can be avoided, US court says

In a complete departure from precedent, the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York has held that extraterritorial transactions made within two years of a bankruptcy filing and believed to be fraudulent transfers, can be reversed under the US Bankruptcy Code.

27 January 2016

Danish firm hires from local rival

Danish firm Plesner has hired the head of the insolvency and restructuring practice at another Danish firm, Bruun & Hjejle, as a partner in its Copenhagen office.

27 January 2016

EU court says German law applies to UK company's director

The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that the head of an insolvent UK-incorporated company that had its centre of main interests in Germany, may be subject to German law on the liability of directors in light of local insolvency proceedings.

27 January 2016

Holland & Knight adds Katten Muchin practice head as partner

Holland & Knight hired the former head of Katten Muchin Rosenman’s New York insolvency and restructuring practice.

27 January 2016

Martin Shkreli's former pharmaceutical company files for bankruptcy

A pharmaceutical company formerly owned by indicted drugs investor Martin Shkreli has filed for bankruptcy just under two weeks after his arrest on charges of securities fraud at another drug manufacturer.

27 January 2016

Litigator joins Quinn Emanuel from Kirkland & Ellis

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has hired a litigator with experience in supporting insolvency-related proceedings from Kirkland & Ellis in New York.

27 January 2016

Weil adds restructuring partner from Ashurst

Weil Gotshal & Manges has hired a partner from Ashurst in Frankfurt.

27 January 2016

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