Special situations

Heads-Up: Fiona Huntriss and Neil Pigott at Pallas Partners in London

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Fiona Huntriss and Neil Pigott, partners in the London litigation and disputes boutique founded by former Boies Schiller Flexner deputy chair Natasha Harrison in February, tell GRR what it’s like to work in London’s newest law firm, explain why Eastern Europe is an area to watch, and share their thoughts on the UK’s proposals to adopt two new Model Laws from UNCITRAL Group V.

12 August 2022

Freshfields hires Kirkland partner in London

Kirkland & Ellis partner Lisa Stevens is set to join Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer next month, in a move her new firm says will enhance its offering to investors in the special situations space.

08 August 2022

Goodwin expands Munich office with hire from Shearman & Sterling

Goodwin is adding a private equity partner with restructuring experience to its newly-opened Munich office from Shearman & Sterling, where he has spent almost two decades.

28 July 2022

Hong Kong billionaire declared bankrupt after landmark ruling

Hong Kong billionaire Pan Sutong has been declared bankrupt after a landmark court ruling analysed why multiple bankruptcy petitions are permissible against a single debtor in Hong Kong, capping off a three-year dispute with creditors.

13 July 2022

GRR Live returns to Singapore in August!

GRR is finally returning to Asia in August for the third edition of GRR Live Singapore after a nearly two-year hiatus owing to the covid-19 pandemic.

07 July 2022

Kirkland advising as Voyager Digital journeys to New York for Ch11

Canadian cryptocurrency brokerage Voyager Digital and two of its US subsidiaries have filed for bankruptcy protection in New York, blaming its woes on the collapse of crypto hedge fund 3AC, one of its largest debtors.

06 July 2022

Piper Sandler hires new managing director in New York

Minneapolis-headquartered investment bank Piper Sandler has hired a 28-year Wall Street veteran and fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy as a manging director in New York.

20 May 2022

Alston & Bird continues expansion with New York partner hires

Two long-time Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partners, who are representing French film studio EuropaCorp in its French-US restructuring, have joined Alston & Bird’s growing New York office.

17 May 2022

VTB Bank’s Guernsey affiliate placed into administration amid Russia sanctions concerns

Guernsey’s financial regulator has conditionally placed a local affiliate of Russian state-backed VTB Bank into administration, in what is believed to be the Channel Island’s first administration management order under a new financial services law.

10 May 2022

Ship insurer seeks winding up of Cayman vessel owner after coral reef crash

A Bermudian ship insurer pursued by the US Department of Justice for environmental damages has asked a Cayman Islands court to wind up oil tanker owner Margara, 15 years after one of its vessels caused damage to a coral reef off the coast of Puerto Rico.

12 November 2021

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