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February 6, 2017
The United Arab Emirates’ much-awaited new bankruptcy law is a positive step forward for the country’s insolvency regime. If implemented constructively and embraced within ...
February 3, 2017
On August 31, 2016, Korea’s largest shipping company and the seventh-largest shipping line in the world, Hanjin Shipping, filed a rehabilitation (bankruptcy) action in Korea. That filing reverberated around the globe...
November 23, 2016
Perhaps the most important new feature of the new Law is the introduction of a regime that allows for protection and reorganization of distressed businesses ...
November 2, 2016
A recent decision clarifies the law regarding provincial statutory trusts in the insolvency context, particularly in the construction sector.
March 26, 2015
With oil prices at their lowest for over five years, E&P companies and the governments of the countries where they conduct their exploration and production activities are now assessing their options.
March 25, 2015
Amidst the oil & gas layoffs, the industry has to ensure that it has the manpower skills in place to respond to demand when oil prices recover.
March 25, 2015
While many companies can weather the oil price slide and volatility, some industry players face a real risk of insolvency.
November 19, 2014
BIM is increasingly being used in the Australian construction and infrastructure industry. As more and more projects adopt BIM to manage design and construction, parties need to consider the various legal implications relating to the allocation of risk, intellectual property, insurance and traceability.
April 25, 2014
Recently, several former executives of a large multinational corporation were hit with the largest civil penalty ever for individuals in a corporate foreign bribery case - each was ordered to pay US$524,000. …
September 6, 2013
Over the past decade the number of franchises launched by domestic and foreign companies in Korea has increased significantly …
July 8, 2013
A stranger in a strange land: or, the necessity of breaking silos in the legal industry
June 17, 2011
In this month’s cover feature, we take a look at the reasons why in-house counsel need to stay alert to restructuring and insolvency trends, and talk to experts from around the region about the practical considerations which should be taken into account when advising clients in the current climate.
June 17, 2011
This month’s issue includes a special focus on the United Arab Emirates. Our feature story looks at the effect of the economic crisis on the UAE’s legal profession, whilst international firms discuss emerging trends, issues and the legal infrastructure that will impact the UAE’s corporate legal scene.
June 17, 2011
In the aftermath of September’s unprecedented financial collapses, the buzz surrounding restructuring and insolvency is at its hottest since the IMF crisis. As practitioners speculate on the direction and manner of R&Is set to hit the region, the Restructuring & Insolvency Special Report takes a look at the rescue regimes of Hong Kong and the PRC and discusses the features and shortcomings of each jurisdiction.
July 27, 2010
Senior Legal Counsel Sarah Bower of KPMG China explains how Lehman liquidators and administrators around the world are relying on a common framework to ensure complex inter-company proceedings, and recoveries, are dealt with speedily.