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

Posted in Australia, U.S.
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