Entries by leadersinlaw

Business Insolvency – New EU Rules

The EU is giving reputable bankrupt entrepreneurs a second chance, and making it easier for viable enterprises in financial difficulties to access preventive restructuring frameworks at an early stage to prevent insolvency. The Council formally adopted today the directive on preventive restructuring frameworks, second chance and measures to increase the efficiency of restructuring, insolvency and […]

Alexander McMyn Joins White & Case as a Partner in Singapore

Global law firm White & Case LLP has expanded its Global Banking Practice with the addition of Alexander (Xander) McMyn as a partner in Singapore. “Singapore is the key financial hub in the Southeast Asian bank finance market, which has matured significantly in recent years with a marked increase in sophisticated financial sponsor activity,” said […]

Murray Energy files for bankruptcy as U.S. coal decline continues

Murray Energy Corp, one of the largest privately-held U.S. coal miners, whose founder is an outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump, became the latest in a string of coal companies to file for bankruptcy on Tuesday as generators shift to cleaner-burning natural gas and renewable energy. As part of a restructuring, founder Robert Murray, a […]

Legal services: PwC

Business and legal issues today are intertwined as never before. So, doesn’t it make sense to work with a legal network whose services are embedded within the powerful, multi-disciplinary capabilities and broad client footprint of a global professional services leader? With over 2,500 lawyers across more than 85 countries, we have the broadest geographical coverage […]

Simmons & Simmons Opens Office in Shenzhen, China

Simmons & Simmons has opened an office in southeastern Chinese city Shenzhen. The new office is Simmons’ third in the country, alongside its operations in Beijing and Shanghai. The new office will focus on telecommunications, media and technology (TMT)—areas in which the firm already advises Shenzhen clients. TMT partner Jingyuan Shi is moving from the […]

KPMG adds to Asia legal presence

The KPMG Global Legal Services network is pleased to announce that it has expanded its legal capabilities in Asia Pacific by establishing a new law firm in Hong Kong, known as SF Lawyers. SF Lawyers is the newest member of the KPMG’s Global Legal Services network. It will initially commence operations with four senior hires […]