Regional news: Australia

Australian steelmaker replaces Grant Thornton as administrators after creditors’ coup

Creditors of distressed Australian mining and minerals company Arrium have persuaded a Federal Court to dismiss the company’s administrators Grant Thornton in favour of Australian advisory firm KordaMentha.

14 April 2016

Hogan Lovells hires from DLA Piper in Australia

Hogan Lovells has hired DLA Piper restructuring partner Scott Harris to practise in its Perth and Sydney offices.

05 April 2016

White & Case poaches HSF China restructuring head

White & Case has hired Herbert Smith Freehills’ restructuring head for Greater China as a partner in its Hong Kong office.

03 March 2016

Australia proposes insolvency reforms in innovation drive

The Australian government has announced plans for major reform of the country’s insolvency laws, as its parliament considers a bill aimed at raising standards in the insolvency profession.

28 January 2016

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