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There is no precedent for a country leaving the Euro, and speculation continues as to how the crisis will unfold, and what the consequences would be of an exit of a member. There is uncertainty around various scenarios, not...more
On 20 May 2015 the recast EC Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings (2015/848) (Recast Regulation) was adopted and will apply to insolvency proceedings opened after 26 June 2017 in Member States (other than Denmark). Broader in...more
Following the recent event over the weekend (27/28 June 2015), we set out below a short guide on the current status in Greece.
Months of negotiations on a deal to restructure Greece’s debts appear...more
In response to the turbulent economic times seen of late, there has been a significant growth in the use of schemes of arrangement to compromise creditors’ claims where the company in question is facing financial...more
EBA 2014 Annual Report -
On June 15, 2015, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published its annual report for 2014.
The report provides an overview of the EBA's activities and achievements in 2014, including...more
As the growth of the Chinese economy (and the real estate sector in particular) slows, we are seeing stress in an increasing number of issuers of offshore noninvestment-grade People’s Republic of China (PRC) bonds. It seems...more
Insolvency like international law can lend itself to aggressive protectionism as parties or countries try to preserve their own interests, like medieval lords surrounded their castles with moats and towering walls to fend off...more
The near collapse of the Cypriot economy has brought about a new generation of legislation which has inter-alia introduced amendments (the Amendments) into Cypriot companies legislation (Cap 113).
Greece is facing a severe liquidity crunch with a rapid deterioration in the Government's cash position. This is evidenced by the Greek Government's recent request for wider public sector entities and local authorities to...more
Practitioners will be aware that the United Kingdom Government is set to ratify the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and the Protocol thereto on matters specific to Aircraft Equipment (the Cape Town...more
New Saudization Rules Proposed -
Saudization is the colloquial term used to refer to Saudi Arabia’s official government policy of encouraging the employment of Saudi Arabian nationals in the private sector. The policy...more
European Commission Requests 11 Member States to Implement Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD) -
On May 28, 2015, the European Commission published a press release announcing that it has requested 11 member...more
On 26 May 2015, the Prudential Regulation Authority (“PRA”) of the UK issued a consultation paper entitled “Contractual stays in financial contracts governed by third-country law”, proposing a new restriction that would apply...more
In the process of implementation of the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD) in Spain, the draft bill is proposing a change in the ranking of claims which will enable Spanish banks to issue the so-called senior...more
DTEK Finance B.V., Re  EWHC 1164 (Ch) -
Following upon the November judgment in Re APCOA Parking Holdings GmbH, last week Mrs. Justice Rose sanctioned a scheme of arrangement between DTEK Finance B.V. (“DTEK“), a...more
EBA Final Report on Guidelines on Triggers for Use of Early Intervention Measures Under BRRD -
On May 8, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published its final report (EBA/GL/2015/03) on guidelines on triggers for the...more
Hybrid US/European restructurings can lead to unexpected commercial outcomes because of different practices in intercreditor agreements.
The US loan markets continue to attract European borrowers whenever US pricing...more
DTEK Finance B.V., Re  EWHC 1164 (Ch) -
Following upon the November judgment in Re APCOA Parking Holdings GmbH, last week Mrs Justice Rose sanctioned a scheme of arrangement between the Dutch company DTEK Finance...more
After taking the last train into the small Italian town of Vernazza, my travelling party soon came to realize that our booked inn had given away our rooms and that there were no available rooms in town and no more trains out....more
On 27 April 2015, the English High Court sanctioned a scheme of arrangement (the “Scheme”) for the US$200 million 9.5% senior notes due 2015 (the “2015 Notes”) issued by DTEK Finance B.V. (the “Issuer”), a Dutch finance...more
Double First: A Ukrainian group of companies breaks ground — first by changing the governing law of its high yield bonds from US to English law and then by being the first Ukrainian-based group to restructure via an English...more
This breakfast session is jointly presented by Sheppard Mullin and Bird & Bird LLP, and will look at the key issues to consider when structuring financings involving European counterparties and examine whether there are real...more
Background: Grupo OAS, a Brazilian construction conglomerate linked to a massive corruption scandal (“OAS”), filed for Chapter 15 creditor protection in the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York on April 15,...more
As the flood of capital into riskier deals continues to pour in at unprecedented rates, and economic and geopolitical risks evolve, the prospect of a surge of bond defaults in the years ahead is looming over high yield...more
In its 2014 insolvency reforms, the French Government contemplated allowing a French Commercial Court (Tribunal de commerce), faced with a company under judicial reorganisation (redressement judiciaire), to remove that...more
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