Restructuring & Insolvency





Top performing law firms in key markets announced
All the winning deals, teams, law firms and individuals from the third IFLR Africa Awards
Economic uncertainty has significantly affected dealflow and pricing, with companies increasingly likely to turn to distressed transactions
The Modern Land ruling indicates that US law debt can be discharged under Chapter 15, juxtaposing comments made by Justice Harris in a Hong Kong SAR court ruling
The decision in Shandong Chenming Paper Holdings sheds light on the second core requirement at a time when distressed Chinese entities may be increasingly using the jurisdiction’s courts
The permitted scope of third-party funding in corporate insolvencies is set to increase, enhancing the country’s appeal as a dispute resolution and restructuring hub
Schemes of arrangement allow different bonds or other debts to be grouped together and has a lower consent threshold compared to exchange offers
The bloc’s Restructuring and Insolvency Directive 2019 opened the opportunity for restructuring deals to receive court approval without the support of all creditors
While the Hong Kong SAR court cooperates with mainland Chinese courts on recognition of bankruptcy administrators, it remains steadfast in not prejudicing rights of parties under jurisdiction clause
As the dust begins to settle on the economic upheaval the sanctions have caused, IFLR unpicks their implications and ponders the long-term consequences for financial services
Sanctions targeting international payment systems and freezing assets, alongside reputational risks, are at the heart of compliance concerns for companies with assets linked to Russia
The cooperation mechanism bolsters asset recovery for foreign creditors with exposures to distressed companies with mainland assets
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Primers

IFLR explores the plan's benefits, how firms and creditors should prepare, and potential implementation challenges
As the dust begins to settle on the economic upheaval the sanctions have caused, IFLR unpicks their implications and ponders the long-term consequences for financial services
IFLR's latest explainer looks at the latest rule change in the UK restructuring and insolvency landscape
The latest edition of our primer series takes a closer look at the US bankruptcy code
All the shortlisted deals, teams, firms and individuals – winners will be announced at a ceremony in Dubai on October 12 
As the global economy recovers from the shock of Covid-19, it faces further shocks from the Russia-Ukraine war and high inflation. IFLR’s leading correspondents report on the international restructuring and insolvency landscape
Dan Margulies and Dirk Behnsen of Dechert discuss the troubled airline’s restructuring history and how its latest approved restructuring proposal could face obstacles
All the shortlisted deals, teams and firms of the year – winners will be announced on August 25
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