Regional news: France

Community roundup: Hires at Jeantet, White & Case and GÖRG

Updated: European firm Jeantet has established a restructuring practice with a four-lawyer team from France's Fidal in Paris; while White & Case has hired from Clifford Chance in Japan and GÖRG from Anchor Rechtsanwälte in Germany.

11 January 2021

French car rental company seeks safeguard’s recognition in New York

Three days after it entered accelerated financial safeguard proceedings in France to implement a restructuring agreed last month, car rental firm Europcar is seeking Chapter 15 recognition of the case in New York.

21 December 2020

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15 December 2020

New Paris partner for Charles Russell Speechlys

Charles Russell Speechlys has expanded in Paris with the hire of a former PwC insolvency practitioner from French firm Bersay.

05 November 2020

White & Case announces new partner promotions

Five lawyers with restructuring experience have been promoted to partners in White & Case's London, New York, Frankfurt and Paris offices, effective from January 2021.

12 October 2020

Hogan Lovells adds new partners in Singapore and Paris

Hogan Lovells has hired a new restructuring partner in Singapore from K&L Gates, and welcomed back a former member of its Paris employment practice with restructuring experience.

06 October 2020

US law bondholder group backs French manufacturer’s restructuring

A group that holds US law-governed bonds issued by the Paris-based manufacturer Vallourec will support its request to a French court for the appointment of a restructuring professional to help mediate with stakeholders on a refinancing, White & Case has told GRR.

16 September 2020

European digital technologies group seeks recognition in New York

The CEO of Paris-registered digital technologies specialist Ymagis has applied for recognition of its French insolvency proceedings in New York, just months after it agreed a €52 million restructuring.

29 July 2020

Sandton Capital strengthens in London and Paris

European private equity and special situations investor Sandton Capital Partners has recruited former EY restructuring executive Jordan Kay in London and ex-THM Partners senior associate Emmanuel Atlan in Paris.

08 July 2020

Kirkland & Ellis partner moves to Latham & Watkins in New York

Latham & Watkins has continued its recent hiring spree with the addition of Kirkland & Ellis partner George Klidonas in New York.

07 July 2020

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