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Walkers
The spotlight is now back on the role of directors in pre-pack deals following the English High Court's recent decision on the fiduciary duties directors owe following a company's insolvency.
Carey Olsen
Reforms to Guernsey's insolvency laws that will provide for an even more effective corporate insolvency regime should be welcomed by those within industry
GuernseyFinance
Changes in Guernsey's Insolvency Law have been approved by the island's government, the States of Guernsey.
Carey Olsen
With the States of Guernsey's approval yesterday of the Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008 (Insolvency) (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 (the "Ordinance")
Collas Crill
On 15 January 2020 the States of Guernsey approved the long-awaited final version of the Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008 (Insolvency) (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 (the Ordinance).
Walkers
Reforms to Guernsey's insolvency legislation to give greater powers to administrators and liquidators and streamline distribution processes are likely to be enacted in the very near future
Ogier
On 15 January 2020 the States of Guernsey passed the Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008 (Insolvency) (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020, making Guernsey an even more desirable forum for insolvency proceedings.
Jersey
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
There are two principal regimes for corporate insolvency in Jersey: désastre and winding-up.
Collas Crill
Jersey is a popular place to establish an asset holding company because the Companies Law is modern, flexible and modelled on English companies legislation.
Netherlands
Jones Day
The Netherlands is planning to adopt new restructuring legislation, allowing for court confirmation of extrajudicial restructuring plans (Wet Homologatie Onderhands Akkoord, or WHOA).
Russian Federation
GRATA International
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Turkey
ADMD
Cebri bir sulh anlaşması olan konkordato kurumunun uygulama alanı genişletilirken iflas ertelemesi kurumu kaldırılmıştır.
ADMD
While the postponement of bankruptcy is abolished, the application of concordat as a compulsory peaceful agreement is rendered more applicable.
UK
Hogan Lovells
The Pension Schemes Bill [HL] 2019-20 (Bill) was re-introduced before Parliament on 7 January 2020. Among its proposed amendments to the Pensions Act 2004...
Herbert Smith Freehills
In a long-awaited development of cross-border insolvency cooperation between Hong Kong and Mainland China, the Hong Kong Court has granted recognition and assistance to Mainland liquidators for the first time.
Edwin Coe LLP
Some might say that "hell hath no fury like a spouse scorned". Perhaps the fury might be fuelled further if the scorned spouse is obstructed by attempts to put assets out of reach by a strategic insolvency.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
It is well established that the courts will only refuse to enforce an adjudicator's award in fairly limited circumstances. One such set of circumstances is where the party to be paid
Gowling WLG
In this journal in 2015, I wrote on the subject 'Funding insolvency litigation: a new dawn', outlining various streams of funding available to insolvency practitioners (IPs) ...
Worldwide
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
The English court has held that solvent proceedings cannot be recognised under the Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations 2006 ("CBIR")
Hogan Lovells
Just in time for Chinese New Year, a Hong Kong court has taken a major step forward in the developing law on cross-border insolvency by recognising ...
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