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Hot topics highlights

Hot topics highlights

What's new in global restructuring

Our latest thinking on R&I trends around the world.

Restructuring – the global landscape

As we look ahead into 2020, our report (PDF, 821KB) reflects on our hot topics 2019 series. What market trends have we seen, how did they play out over the course of the year and what do we expect to see in the coming months?

Interested in our 2020 seminar programme?

Seminar on US market trends

At our 2019 US hot topics seminar in London, Scott Talmadge (New York) and Catherine Balmond (London) discussed market trends and legislative developments in the United States, including uptiering, Chapter 11 vs UK schemes of arrangement, and the rising use of Chapter 15 proceedings. Find out more in the videos below. 

See details of our 2020 seminar programme.

The Nyrstar restructuring

  • Article

    An analysis of the High Court's Nyrstar bond schemes judgment (PDF, 641KB)

  • Case study

    How we helped Nyrstar complete its comprehensive debt restructuring

  • Podcast
    Nyrstar – securing a cross-border restructuring through challenges and complexity

UK case law

In January 2020, an article by Richard Tett, Katharina Crinson and Daniel Stathis appeared in the journal International Corporate Rescue on an England and Wales High Court judgment that deals with some important legal issues, including directors’ duties, unlawful distributions and transactions defrauding creditors.

European developments

In December 2019, the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal published an article by Adam Gallagher, Michael BroedersKatharina Crinson and Charlotte Ausema on a proposed new pre-insolvency protection law in the Netherlands.

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