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Norton Rose Fulbright’s global restructuring group releases the Q4 2022 issue of International Restructuring Newswire

Posted in Financial Restructuring & Insolvency, Global
Our global restructuring team has released its quarterly International Restructuring Newswire. Our new issue features articles from the US, Australia and Canada to help you stay current on recent developments in restructurings in various jurisdictions around the globe. Alto Maipo: Delaware ruling poses jurisdictional challenges for Chapter 11 debtors Financial crime in an economic downturn: tracing… Continue Reading

Global bankruptcy financial restructuring and insolvency group releases the Q2 2022 issue of International Restructuring Newswire

Posted in Australia, Bankruptcy Courts, Europe, Financial Restructuring & Insolvency, Global, Singapore, US
Our global bankruptcy financial restructuring and insolvency team has released its quarterly International Restructuring Newswire. Our new issue features articles from Singapore, the US, the Netherlands, Canada, Italy and Australia to help you stay current on recent developments in restructurings in various jurisdictions around the globe.   Recent case law developments in Singapore’s restructuring and insolvency laws show… Continue Reading

Omar Salah discusses WHOA in International Insolvency Institute’s Global Perspectives podcast

Posted in Financial Restructuring & Insolvency, Global
On January 1, 2021, the Act on Court Confirmation of Extrajudicial Restructuring Plans, also referred to as the “Dutch Scheme” or “WHOA” (Wet Homologatie Onderhands Akkoord) entered into force. On this episode of Global Perspectives, Omar Salah, a partner in Norton Rose Fulbright’s Amsterdam office, discusses the reasons for the enactment of the WHOA, its key… Continue Reading

Use of public examination powers significantly increased by High Court of Australia

Posted in Australia, Financial Restructuring & Insolvency
In Walton v ACN 004 410 833 Limited (formerly Arrium Limited) (In Liquidation) [2022] HCA 3, the High Court of Australia handed down a decision regarding the purposes for which a Court may summon an officer of a corporation for examination about the corporation’s examinable affairs under s 596A of the Corporations Act 2001 (Act).… Continue Reading

Norton Rose Fulbright Financial Restructuring and Insolvency group recognized as ‘Practice Group of the Year’ by Law360

Posted in Financial Restructuring & Insolvency, US
Norton Rose Fulbright’s US Financial Restructuring and Insolvency group has been named a 2021 “Practice Group of the Year” in the bankruptcy category by Law360. The recognition is based on noteworthy representations in several significant and complex restructuring matters. Read more about this recognition here.… Continue Reading

Global bankruptcy financial restructuring and insolvency group releases the Q1 2022 issue of International Restructuring Newswire

Posted in Canada, Europe, Financial Restructuring & Insolvency, Global, UK, US
Our global bankruptcy financial restructuring and insolvency team has released its quarterly International Restructuring Newswire.   Our new issue features articles from Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, South Africa, the US and the UK to help you stay current on recent developments in restructurings in various jurisdictions around the globe. Steinhoff restructuring: The Dutch suspension of payments as an… Continue Reading

English Court of Appeal affirms application of the “Gibbs Rule” in a cross-border restructuring

Posted in Australia, US
Under the English common law rule known as the “Gibbs rule,” a contractual obligation can be changed or discharged only in accordance with the law governing that obligation. Consequently, a debt governed by English law may not be discharged in a foreign insolvency or under a foreign restructuring plan unless the creditor submits to the… Continue Reading