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UPDATED: A German clothes retailer with international stores has filed preliminary insolvency proceedings, marking the first test of Germany’s newly strengthened self-administration rules.
15 January 2021
AlixPartners has announced seven promotions across its restructuring group in the US and Europe, and hired McKinsey & Co partner Karsten Lafrenz in Germany.
14 January 2021
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
In the first reported judgment of its kind in Southeast Asia, a Malaysian court has granted a Mareva injunction to help a German chemical company recover funds from an unknown international fraudster.
06 January 2021
Air Berlin’s administrator must face an English challenge to his €2 billion German contract breach claim against Etihad Airways, after a London appeal court ruled that EU law allowed the dispute to be heard in England under an “asymmetric” jurisdiction clause.
18 December 2020
A Luxembourg fund and a German insolvency administrator that are challenging the Galapagos group’s 2019 UK restructuring in the US and Europe, have laid out before an English court why they shouldn’t be joined in a claim for declaratory relief that the restructuring was valid.
18 December 2020
Baker McKenzie has set up a new restructuring team in Frankfurt, bringing in lawyers from Clifford Chance and CMS.
03 December 2020
A European court has found that privilege in a lawyer-client relationship may be waived if it serves an insolvent company’s interests, in cases where its interests diverge from those of its former managing directors.
23 November 2020
Allen & Overy is advising Santander on its acquisition of Wirecard’s core technology assets, the latest in a series of firesales at the collapsed German payments firm that is facing over €12 billion worth of claims.
19 November 2020
The Bremen court hearing a disgraced German real estate investment scheme's billion-euro insolvency proceedings has appointed a provisional creditors’ committee to represent the interests of some of the international pensioners it targeted.
12 November 2020
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