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Insolvency & Restructuring

10 May 2019
Andreas Erotocritou Cross-border recognition of insolvency proceedings

Cyprus - AG Erotocritou LLC

As a result of the numerous cross-border structures involving Cyprus, the need to recognise foreign insolvency proceedings in Cyprus is becoming more common. While the framework for recognising cross-border insolvencies originating outside the European Union remains largely untested in Cyprus, case law shows the Cyprus courts' willingness to follow the principles of common law in line with current commercial realities.

Authors: Andreas Erotocritou, Alexis Erotocritou, Antreas Koualis
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Recent updates

Tan Meiyen Landmark decision: Singapore's first successful application for super priority rescue financing

Singapore - Oon & Bazul LLP

Authors: Tan Meiyen, Thenuga Vijakumar, Dennis Oh, Averill Chow
Bart Heynickx Licence to contract – licence agreements and insolvency law

Belgium - ALTIUS

Author: Bart Heynickx
Klaus Majamäki Bankruptcy estate liability for mutual real estate company's maintenance charges

Finland - HPP Attorneys Ltd

Author: Klaus Majamäki
Beat Mumenthaler New rules for reorganising financially distressed companies

Switzerland - Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

Authors: Beat Mumenthaler, Alain Muster
Alexander Isola Restructuring plans and their impact on non-participating creditors

Austria - Graf Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

Authors: Alexander Isola, Fran Gebauer

Upcoming events

IBA – 25th Annual Global Insolvency and Restructuring Conference

19-21 May 2019 – Sao Paulo, Brazil

This conference will feature a series of programmes on topical business insolvency issues, as analysed and discussed by leading attorneys, academics and judges, with a special emphasis on recent developments in Latin America. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in small discussion groups focused on particular industries that are currently experiencing financial distress.

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IBA - Maritime and Transport Law Conference: Opportunities and Risks in Shipping in 2019

21-22 May 2019 – Oslo, Norway

This leading conference will once again bring together practitioners from around the globe to discuss the latest developments in Maritime law including discussions on Maritime claims against governments, marine insurance, IMO sulphur emissions limits and many more topics.

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