News analysis

  • Lessons from Dubai World

    29 March 2010

    Following the Dubai government's promise to help Dubai World with bond payments, lessons are emerging from the near-default

  • Americas awards: restructuring

    25 March 2010

    An historic year for US restructurings provided some of the most complex deals in decades. The standout transactions and their advisors

  • Repo 105: who’s responsible?

    24 March 2010

    We asked in-house and private practice lawyers whose responsibility it is to ensure transactions are appropriate. Here are their answers

  • Europe awards: restructuring

    18 March 2010

    Yell’s first-of-its kind debt restructuring, Honsel’s German pre-pack success, IMO Carwash’s contested schemes of arrangement

  • The real implications of Repo 105

    17 March 2010

    Lehman’s use of the accounting rule can’t be explained away as a legal technicality. It goes to the heart of legal culture in the UK

  • US reaction to Linklaters’ legal opinion

    17 March 2010

    US lawyers have sympathy for Linklaters over the Repo 105 situation, but some feel those involved should have asked more questions

  • Why flawed HK rescue regime should pass

    17 March 2010

    Hong Kong’s proposed rescue regime for distressed companies is not perfect. But stakeholders should shelve their concerns to get it passed

  • Asia awards: Restructuring

    09 March 2010

    The full write ups of the best restructuring deals and teams of the year

  • Case study: Fleet Street Finance Two

    05 March 2010

    Lawyers involved in Arcandor's restructuring explain how they restructured the company's four tranches of CMBS notes

  • Why Fleet Street Finance Two matters

    05 March 2010

    Creditors and companies need to pay attention to the lessons of Fleet Street Finance Two. Here's why