Insolvency and Restructuring News
Olswang is launching a business dedicated to restructuring and insolvency through a strategic partnership with a German insolvency lawyer.
Banking giant Barclays is attempting to avoid a full trial over defunct firm Dewey & LeBoeuf after issuing a summary judgment application to the High Court in a case against three former partners over loans.
The London office of US firm Locke Lord has snagged its second headline restructuring in under a month, with the mandate from rugby league club London Broncos to advise on its administration.
Dentons’ former co-chief executive Howard Morris has joined Morrison & Foerster (MoFo) as head of business restructuring and insolvency in London.
Slaughter and May has been hit with criticism over its relationship with Ernst & Young (E&Y) in a judgment relating to its fee-charging in an administration.
Shoosmiths has been appointed to advise the joint administrators of high street shoe retailer Barratts, which went into administration yesterday (11 November).
Insolvency and Restructuring Analysis
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Human Rights 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
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Insolvency and Restructuring Briefings
Recent news from the French RCR market download subscription
This short article surveys some key news from Pierre Tallot who heads up the Taylor Wessing RCR practice in France.
Directors' challenge to administrators' appointment subscription
Limited recourse clauses questioned subscription