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Strelia adds insolvency team with Taylor Wessing hire

1-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Belgian boutique Strelia has added an insolvency specialist to its ranks with the hire of Taylor Wessing partner Bart de Moor and two senior associates.

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Stephenson Harwood paid £6m in legal fees for Rangers FC liquidation

29-Jun-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Stephenson Harwood has picked up over £6m in legal fees, after it was involved in the three-year long liquidation of Rangers Football Club. 

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DLA faces SRA investigation over offensive emails between senior partners

17-Jun-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

DLA Piper is facing a possible investigation by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority (SRA) after its senior partners sent emails to each other following the bankruptcy of a former client.

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WilmerHale and Bryan Cave lead as Barclays sells former Lehman's operation to Stifel

10-Jun-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

WilmerHale and Bryan Cave have taken lead roles in the sale of Barclays’ US wealth and investment management franchise to Stifel Financial. 

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Milbank, Paul Hastings and Weil complete £1.5bn restructuring of General Healthcare Group

8-Jun-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy, Paul Hastings and Weil Gotshal & Manges have all advised on the two and half-year long restructuring of the General Healthcare Group (GHG).

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Brown Rudnick bolsters Paris with restructuring duo

5-Jun-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Brown Rudnick has strengthened its Paris team with the hire of partners from French firms De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés and August & Debouzy.

Scotland

Burness Paull and Levy & McRae face legal action over collapse of $400m hedge fund

20-Feb-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Scottish firms Burness Paull and Levy & McRae are facing legal action from the liquidators of Heather Capital over their involvement in the collapse of the $400m hedge fund.

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William Fry wins Irish government tender for restructuring of AIB

13-Feb-2015 | By Joanne Harris

William Fry has emerged as the winner of the Irish Department of Finance’s tender to appoint a legal adviser to work on the potential capital restructuring of Ireland’s investments in Allied Irish Banks (AIB).

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White & Case picks up DX mandate on acquisition of City Link assets

9-Jan-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

White & Case has advised logistics and parcel distribution company DX Group on its acquisition of assets from its collapsed competitor City Link.

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Personal bankruptcy limits increase download subscription

B P Collins 1-Sep-2015

A person will no longer be able to be made bankrupt if they fail to pay a judgment debt of as little as £750. 

Italy: stimulating loans for debt restructurings download subscription

NCTM 1-Sep-2015

Lawmakers have introduced further measures in order to stimulate new loans after the pre-filing for concordato preventivo or for a debt restructuring agreement.

Italy: restricting the powers of debtors download subscription

NCTM 1-Sep-2015

Creditors now being allowed to make competing concordato proposals means that the exclusive powers of the debtor are restricted.

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