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Tag Archives: Restructuring

The use of mediation to improve global restructuring outcomes in a post-pandemic world

Posted in Australia, Financial Restructuring & Insolvency, Global, Singapore, UK, US
Jurisdictions across the world have been seeking to simplify their domestic insolvency processes and create flexible restructuring alternatives to enable viable entities experiencing financial distress to have better prospects of recovery. In an article co-authored by Scott Atkins and Debra Grassgreen and published in the Global Restructuring Review, the authors discuss the potential uses of mediation… Continue Reading

John Martin appointed President of the International Insolvency Institute

Posted in Australia, Financial Restructuring & Insolvency, Global
Norton Rose Fulbright is delighted to announce that restructuring and insolvency partner, John Martin has been appointed President of the International Insolvency Institute, succeeding Debra Grassgreen. Having been a Board member of the International Insolvency Institute since 2016, John most recently served as a Vice President. At the Institute’s annual conference in New York this… Continue Reading

Omar Salah inducted into III NextGen Leadership Program

Posted in Europe, Financial Restructuring & Insolvency
Omar Salah, partner in our Amsterdam office and professor at Tilburg University, has been induced into Class X of the NextGen Leadership Program of the International Insolvency Institute (III). The NextGen Leadership Program was established in 2012 and recognises the most prominent “rising stars” in the international insolvency area by inviting them to become members… Continue Reading

Outer Space: The New Frontier for Restructuring and Insolvency

Posted in Australia, Financial Restructuring & Insolvency, Global
Activities in outer space have increased significantly over the last few years and there is a river of untapped potential in the modern ‘space economy’. In an article written for International Corporate Rescue, Scott Atkins and Dr Kai Luck explore the intersection between outer space activities and restructuring and insolvency. Read the article here.… 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