Regional news: Indonesia

Irish lessors lose latest attempt to wind up Indonesia’s Garuda in Australia

Indonesian flag carrier Garuda has fought off a second attempt by two Irish lessors to wind it up in Australia and undo a US$9.5 billion restructuring approved by a Jakarta court last year.

16 June 2023

Singaporean liquidator ousted as court clarifies meaning of “creditor”

The liquidator of a Singaporean holding company with interests in an Indonesian coal miner has been removed from office and replaced with a team from Quantuma, after the Singapore High Court found he failed to exercise “sufficient vigour” in carrying out his duties.

12 April 2023

Garuda wins Ch15 recognition but Irish lessors prepare for fight

Indonesia’s national airline has secured US recognition of its US$9.5 billion restructuring plan, but two Irish lessors said they will resist attempts by the company to seek enforcement orders.

27 October 2022

Singapore court offers guidance on “sufficient connection” as Zipmex moratoria granted

Hoping to assist practitioners as the crypto winter ushers in a new period of activity for the restructuring industry, the High Court of Singapore has published brief grounds for its decision to extend moratoria for foreign companies within the Zipmex group.

17 August 2022

Indonesian court approves Garuda restructuring

A Jakarta court has ratified Indonesian flag carrier Garuda's US$9.5 billion restructuring after the airline won approval from 95% of its creditors last week.

28 June 2022

Cayman court rules on when a beneficial owner can pursue winding up

A Cayman court has issued its reasons for permitting the 1MDB-linked beneficial owner of shares in a local investment vehicle, to convert the vehicle's voluntary liquidation into a court-supervised winding up, where proceedings to vindicate share rights can normally only be brought by a registered shareholder under Cayman law.

03 May 2022

ABLI webinar: Utilising foreign jurisdictions to restructure Indonesian companies

English law seems to contradict the principles incorporated in the UNCITRAL Model Law, according to a speaker at a recent webinar hosted by the Asian Business Law Institute, where panellists also discussed foreign law considerations in Singaporean and Indonesian restructurings.

13 April 2022

Pan Brothers wins Ch15 recognition, defers restructuring date

Indonesian garment manufacturer Pan Brothers has received recognition of its Singaporean scheme in New York, and immediately announced plans to defer the date by which it must complete its restructuring.

09 March 2022

Indonesia’s Pan Brothers obtains Singapore scheme sanction

Indonesian garment manufacturer Pan Brothers has had its pre-packaged scheme sanctioned in Singapore, months after an Indonesian court recognised its moratorium in the city state.

17 January 2022

Garuda plans dual Indonesia-UK restructuring after creditor triggers first airline PKPU

Flag carrier Garuda Indonesia will become the first airline to attempt to restructure via an Indonesian suspension of payments process, as it also plans to launch a simultaneous scheme of arrangement in the English courts.

14 December 2021

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