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Restructuring & Insolvency





As Chinese bond defaults grow, the decision reaffirms the rights of the beneficiaries of keepwell deeds to have contractual matters determined by a HK court
Restructuring debt obligations under Singapore law can be an attractive option for companies seeking debtor-led reorganisations
Allen & Overy lawyers explain the unprecedented opportunities arising during the ‘crypto winter’
IFLR explores the plan's benefits, how firms and creditors should prepare, and potential implementation challenges
IFLR spoke to lawyers who worked on the deal about the challenges of striking a stabilisation deal after the energy giant got hit by Russian gas curtailments
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
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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
The Americas awards research has now begun, with winners to be announced in New York in May 2023
Research for the 2023 Europe awards has begun – winners will be announced at a live event in London in May
IFLR is delighted to reveal the winning deals, teams, law firms and individuals for the 2022 edition of its Middle East awards
The Asia-Pacific 2023 awards research has begun – winners will be announced at a live event in Singapore in March 2023