Restructuring & Insolvency 2019

Restructuring & Insolvency 2019

Pages: 536

ISBN: 978-1-78915-065-0

  • £300.00

Expert local accounts of insolvency and bankruptcy law in 43 jurisdictions worldwide, addressing: applicable legislation, excluded entities, secured lending and credit, competent courts, voluntary liquidations and reorganisations, involuntary liquidations and reorganisations, doing business during reorganisations, stays of proceedings and moratoria, set-off and netting, post-filing credit, expedited, successful and unsuccessful reorganisations, bankruptcy formalities, claims and appeals, voidable transactions, creditors’ enforcement, director and officer liability and international cases.

Published in December 2018, this edition features the following chapters:

Editorial chapters

  • COMI shifting: a fluid determination in international insolvencies?
    • David S Ward, Larry Ellis and Erin Craddock, Blake Cassels & Graydon
  • Global Overview
    • Richard Tett, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
    • Alan W Kornberg, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • Quick reference tables


  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Belgium
  • Bermuda
  • Brazil
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • China
  • Cyprus
  • Dominican Republic
  • England & Wales
  • European Union
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • India
  • Isle Of Man
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Jersey
  • Kenya
  • Korea
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Peru
  • Portugal
  • Russia
  • Singapore
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Thailand
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States
  • Vietnam

Catherine Balmond, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Catherine Balmond is a partner in the global restructuring and insolvency group based in Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s London office. Catherine joined the firm in 1999 and became a partner in 2010. She studied law at Downing College, Cambridge University. Catherine advises clients on complex restructurings and insolvencies. She has acted for clients in a wide range of sectors and countries on both debtor and creditor sides. Catherine is qualified as an insolvency practitioner.

Catherine has recently acted for:

  • Vestas Wind Systems A/S in connection with the amendment of its main credit facilities;
  • Bridgepoint Capital on the restructuring of Rodenstock, including the use of an English scheme to restructure a German company;
  • McCarthy & Stone, the UK’s leading retirement house builder, on its financial restructuring;
  • East London Bus Company in connection with the sale of its business as part of a pre-pack administration;
  • the security trustee on the restructuring of KCA Deutag; and
  • the Bank of England on various financial institution workouts.

Katharina Crinson, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Katharina Crinson is a knowledge management lawyer in the restructuring and insolvency team at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s London office. Prior to being a knowledge management lawyer, Katharina was an associate in the restructuring and insolvency team and advised on a range of UK and cross-border restructuring and formal insolvency matters, acting for individual lenders, sponsors, borrowers and insolvency officeholders. Her experience includes advising on the potential or actual failure of a number of financial institutions during and after the banking crisis of 2008, including acting for the administrators of the English subsidiary of a major Icelandic bank following its insolvency.

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