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A US bankruptcy court has allowed apparel retailer J Crew to pause rent payments for two months, following similar orders handed down in Australia and England to protect retailers struggling from the covid-19 pandemic.
27 May 2020
Lawyers from Japan and Singapore discussed how debtors are benefiting from new out-of-court and cross-border processes in their respective jurisdictions and predicted that these debtor-friendly tools will be put through their paces amid a covid-19 restructuring surge.
20 May 2020
British firm Mishcon de Reya has launched a new office in Singapore after hiring a team from Withers KhattarWong, while Reed Smith’s formal law alliance in the Lion City, Resource Law, has recruited Shook Lin & Bok partner Johnny Lim.
12 May 2020
The administrators of Australian fashion retail group Colette have been relieved from paying landlords for a period, after the Federal Court of Australia found the covid-19 pandemic had created “extraordinary” circumstances.
21 April 2020
The Singapore High Court has made a full judicial management order against commodity trader Agritrade International, five weeks after putting interim measures in place over a suspected fraud.
30 March 2020
An English court has appointed Quantuma partners Simon Bonney and Michael Kiely, and Moore Kingston Smith partner Brian Baker, as joint administrators of balance-sheet solvent theatre and film investment company Gate Ventures.
25 March 2020
The foreign representative of a Malaysian steel maker is seeking Chapter 15 protection in California to block an attachment claim, weeks after an English court granted similar relief.
20 March 2020
A Hong Kong court has sanctioned a scheme for a Bermuda-incorporated solar energy group compromising New York and English-law governed debts, in another example of common-law courts getting around the Gibbs rule
18 March 2020
India’s Supreme Court has clarified local avoidance rules finding that land pledged by an insolvent property developer to a group of banks as security for loans to its parent amounted to a preferential transaction.
27 February 2020
The Singapore High Court has placed commodity trader Agritrade International under interim judicial management after fraud allegations from a group of banks scuppered its application for a moratorium.
20 February 2020
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