Deals analysis

  • Stapling key to Iceland restructuring first

    28 September 2010

    The first of Iceland’s nationalised banks to be restructured has used an innovative depository unit scheme and tax structuring to meet the demands of its international creditors.

  • How BTA restructured without state help

    10 September 2010

    Kazakhstan’s BTA Bank has completed the region’s biggest ever debt restructure thanks to a revolving committed trade finance facility and different creditor classes sitting on an enlarged steering committee

News analysis

  • La Seda scheme sets Spanish precedent

    20 August 2010

    How a Spanish company has successfully used a UK scheme of arrangement to reach a restructuring agreement with its syndicated creditors

  • Tousa ruling deals a blow to lenders

    20 August 2010

    The US bankruptcy court's decision means the enforceability of fraudulent transfer saving clauses remains uncertain

  • UK Lehman ruling explained

    05 August 2010

    Monday’s ruling means that investors with non-ringfenced assets can make claims against the main cash pool. Here, the judgment and its consequences are explained

  • UK ruling could dilute Lehman payouts

    05 August 2010

    A UK judgement could mean that payouts to some Lehman Brothers investors will be diluted, and established administration plans thrown into doubt

  • DX Services scheme clarifies early-bird fees

    04 August 2010

    A court decision in the DX Services restructuring has set a useful precedent for UK schemes of arrangement