Insolvency and Restructuring Analysis
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.
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Last year’s punishing economic conditions pushed many companies into administration. We take a look at the big UK cases
Insolvency and Restructuring Briefings
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Insolvency proceedings were opened in respect of the assets of a German resident; the liquidator then sought to set aside a transaction that had been entered into with a resident of Switzerland.
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Insolvency and Restructuring News
Nabarro’s French best friend August & Debouzy has abandoned its European alliance, leaving the firm on the hunt for a new Paris partner.
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.
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.
Insolvency and Restructuring Opinion
Yes, beware German liquidators, but also be aware of the range of their rights and responsibilities
German courts are coming down on the side of liquidators when interpreting the Insolvency Act
As banks worldwide were hit by the global financial crisis, they were increasingly supported through emergency measures launched by governments.