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Tony Bugg: global head of banking at Linklaters in London

Tony Bugg: global head of banking at Linklaters in London

01 March 2016

Tony Bugg is the global head of banking at Linklaters. He is recognised as one of the leading restructuring and insolvency lawyers in the UK and specialises...

Catherine Balmond: partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London

Catherine Balmond: partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London

01 March 2016

GRR's editorial board member Catherine Balmond is not afraid of an uphill struggle - she reveals in this interview that she's climbed Everest - but the greatest challenge of her career was when a simple financial covenant reset turned into anything but.

Irit Mevorach: associate professor at the University of Nottingham

Irit Mevorach: associate professor at the University of Nottingham

01 March 2016

Editorial board member Irit Mevorach started her career in Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs - and while insolvency law has taken her to St Lucia, Moldova and Namibia among other jurisdictions, she says Israel remains the most interesting place to visit.

Bruce Leonard: 1944 to 2017

Bruce Leonard: 1944 to 2017

01 March 2016

GRR editorial board member Bruce Leonard explains why he's proud of the International Insolvency Institute (III), and how, if he had a legislative "magic wand", he'd create a coordinating entity for cross-border and multinational restructurings and insolvencies.

Argentina reaches settlement with NML Capital

Argentina reaches settlement with NML Capital

01 March 2016

Argentina has reached a US$4.63 billion settlement with holdout creditors led by the US hedge fund NML Capital, bringing an end to a 15-year-long dispute that locked South America’s second-largest economy out of international capital markets.

Céline Domenget Morin: partner at White & Case in Paris

Céline Domenget Morin: partner at White & Case in Paris

01 March 2016

If she could introduce just one piece of dream legislation, it would be immediate international recognition of insolvency proceedings, says Céline Domenget Morin in her editorial board interview for GRR.

Natasha Labovitz: partner at Debevoise & Plimpton in New York

Natasha Labovitz: partner at Debevoise & Plimpton in New York

01 March 2016

Editorial board member Natasha Labovitz recalls the most internationally-focused week of her career: holed up in the outskirts of Brussels she spent her evenings dialing into meetings in Los Angeles for a Saudi client, and clinched an out-of-court restructuring in Belgium at the same time as a sharia-compliant financing strategy for a US deal.

German insolvency proceedings spark Canadian bank winding-up action

German insolvency proceedings spark Canadian bank winding-up action

01 March 2016

Insolvency proceedings brought against a German subsidiary of Canada’s Maple Bank have prompted an “urgent” winding-up order against a branch of the bank in its native country.

Latham & Watkins announces Hong Kong expansion

Latham & Watkins announces Hong Kong expansion

01 March 2016

Latham & Watkins has announced it is moving a senior restructuring partner from Chicago to Hong Kong, where it is also adding four more partners with experience in private equity and financing transactions - suggesting an anticipated growth in distressed investments work in Asia.

Sovereign debt column: Where we are now with collective action clauses

Sovereign debt column: Where we are now with collective action clauses

01 March 2016

Andrew Shutter, a partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in London, argues that the ability to impose the wishes of the majority creditors on the minority by operation of law, often used in corporate insolvencies, can also be beneficial in sovereign debt restructurings.

Introducing GRR’s 40 Under 40

Introducing GRR’s 40 Under 40

01 March 2016

After months of research, Global Restructuring Review is delighted to unveil our 40 under 40 survey.

Asset recovery column: Is insolvency the nuclear bomb of asset recovery?

Asset recovery column: Is insolvency the nuclear bomb of asset recovery?

01 March 2016

In the first of a series of columns on asset recovery, Edward Davis, a founding member of Astigarraga Davis in Miami and repeat winner of Who’s Who Legal’s Asset Recovery Lawyer of the Year award since 2013, considers asset tracing in the context of insolvency and how the two distinct legal practices can help each other.