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Barclays ready for battle over Dewey debts

5-Mar-2014 | By Kate Beioley

It is now two years since the collapse of mammoth firm Dewey & LeBoeuf. But the next chapter in the story of its dramatic spiral into crisis is about to emerge in lurid technicolour following a High Court trial last week.

Blockbuster

Insolvency: Go for broke

20-Jan-2014 | By Lucy Burton

Restructuring firms anticipate a boom when UK interest rates get jacked up and from mandates coming from Asia

Cleary

Insolvency: The rescuers

1-Jul-2013 | By Joanne Harris

The Lawyer’s Restructuring Team of the Year shortlisted firms pulled a diverse range of companies – and even a country – back from the brink last year

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Chris Howard has left Linklaters again

28-May-2013 | By Catrin Griffiths

Will it be third time lucky at Sullivans?

Comet

The crunch bunch

14-Jan-2013 | Updated: 1-Feb-2013 | By Joanne Harris

Last year’s punishing economic conditions pushed many companies into administration. We take a look at the big UK cases

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Victory for BVI liquidators in Australian courts download subscription

Ogier 15-Apr-2014

In Global Tradewaves Ltd, liquidators appointed by the BVI court to GTL obtained leave to examine a former director of GTL in relation to the company’s affairs.

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Nabarro's French best friend August & Debouzy quits alliance

6-Mar-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Nabarro’s French best friend August & Debouzy has abandoned its European alliance, leaving the firm on the hunt for a new Paris partner.

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High Court to decide if Barclays colluded with Dewey over capital loans

4-Mar-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The High Court will examine whether banking giant Barclays colluded with the now defunct Dewey & LeBoeuf to induce partners to take out individual loans to keep the firm afloat.

BLP

BLP names Adam Dann as finance head in place of Kellett

27-Feb-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has appointed projects and infrastructure head Adam Dann as finance head following the surprise resignation of partner Matthew Kellett last October.

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Insolvency and Restructuring Opinion

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A broader view of insolvency

8-Jul-2013

Yes, beware German liquidators, but also be aware of the range of their rights and responsibilities 

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Opinion: Germany - life in the bust lane

17-Jun-2013

German courts are coming down on the side of liquidators when interpreting the Insolvency Act

Francis Fitzherbert-Brockholes

Opinion: Kazakhstan – a litmus test for emerging markets

28 September 2009

As banks worldwide were hit by the global financial crisis, they were increasingly ­supported through emergency measures launched by governments.

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