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Top Three Cybersecurity Misconceptions
Preparing a Company to Deal With Activist Investors
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CorpCast Episode 6: A Brief Introduction to the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act
The Intersection of Cyber and D&O Coverage
Talking PTAB with Bob Steinberg
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BakerHostetler Attorneys James Mastracchio and Jay Nanavati Discuss Global Tax Enforcement
Richard Bistrong Weighs in on the FIFA Scandal and Takedowns
Meritas Capability Webinar - Avoiding Common Mistakes Companies Make When Operating a Business Aircraft
In an interesting decision with important implications for both Chapter 15 practice and financial institutions’ global credit risk analyses, a US Chapter 15 court (the “Court”) granted recognition of a number of Brazilian...more
On June 27, 2015 the Italian government enacted the law decree no. 83 (the “New Decree”) that, among others, includes material changes to the Italian bankruptcy law (Royal Decree 267/1942, the “IBL”). The New Decree must be...more
On June 27, 2015, the Italian government approved Law Decree No. 83/2015 (the “Decree”) with the aim of further improving the competitiveness of Italian bankruptcy legislation and facilitating debt restructuring of Italian...more
A UK perspective on oil price volatility - industry impact and legal considerations -
The dramatic decrease in the price of crude oil over the last eleven months has had ramifications across the globe. With prices...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
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).
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
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
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
The Life and Non-Life Insurance Acts (No. 3) were issued earlier this month. Their provisions make it substantially easier for permission for majority or total foreign ownership of insurers to be granted, and also regulate...more
What Happens in Delaware Does Not Always Stay in Delaware: Caesars Victorious in Venue Battle -
On Wednesday, January 28, the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware transferred venue for the involuntary bankruptcy...more
This article is addressed to clients and groups considering restructuring and aims to clarify one of the key obstacles in restructuring involving Cypriot companies, by explaining which structures are permitted and which...more
In December 2014, amendments were introduced to the Federal Law “On Insolvency (Bankruptcy)” No. 127-FZ, dated 26 October 2002 (“Insolvency Law”). This alert analyses some of the amendments that are of crucial importance to...more
This outline discusses, in plain English, the regulatory provisions called into play under IRC § 367(b) on acquisitive mergers and other non-divisive corporate reorganizations. A Section 367(b) acquisitive reorganization...more
Bennett Jones senior advisor David Dodge, OC, presents the Bennett Jones Spring 2014 Economic Outlook, written by himself and other firm advisors Richard Dion and John M. Weekes. In the Outlook, the authors describe the most...more
Generally, a non-U.S. taxpayer that is not engaged in a U.S. trade or business is taxable in the United States only on U.S.-source “fixed determinable, annual or periodical” income (FDAP)....more
In this guide Harneys considers the role and function of a liquidation committee appointed under the Cayman Islands’ Companies Winding Up Rules.
A vital component in the liquidation of a Cayman Islands company is the...more
Cloud and Insolvency -
With the increasing popularity of cloud computing, more companies are taking advantage of cheap, efficient and globally available data storage options....more
In January 2012 the first step of the reform plans for German insolvency law came into effect, remodeling the restructuring opportunities for companies in insolvency proceedings and increasing the influence of creditors. The...more
In two recent cases, the Presidium of the Supreme Arbitrazh Court of the Russian Federation (the “Presidium”) addressed important issues concerning activities of representative offices of foreign companies in Russia and...more
On May 13, 2013, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware confirmed a prepackaged Chapter 11 plan of reorganization in the case of Central European Distribution Corporation (CEDC) that incorporated an unmodified...more
In This Issue:
- (UK) The Validity Of Exit Consents Under English Law
- (UK) When A Charity Faces Financial Difficulty
- (UK) Are You At Risk From Financial Distress In Your Supply Chain?
- (Global Europe)...more
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