Area of focus

Business Restructuring and Tax

The financial crisis is not fully behind us. Restructurings and insolvencies are still with us and are becoming more complicated. For some, this is a time of great opportunity and growth requiring internal reshuffling to create a platform for expansion. You need clear guidance. A practical approach to dealing with tax...

Representative experience

Advised Colony Financial in its acquisition of Colony Capital and internalization of management.

Counseled Abengoa in the tax aspects of its project to centralize its IP and R&D activities in its Abengoa Research division.

Represented Euler Hermes in the tax aspects of its joint venture with Mapfre to form 'Solunion' and on the subsequent group reorganization.

Represented Straumur-Burdaras Investment Bank on the €2.3bn restructuring of creditor claims pursuant to an Icelandic court-approved composition agreement.

Advised Crédit Agricole on the tax issues surrounding the reorganization of its insurance and reinsurance activities across Europe and Asia.

Publications

The legal designation of ecologically important areas Engineering News

During March 2017 the Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa handed down a decision ensuring the continued environmental protection of the Makhonjwa Mountains in Mpumalanga (also known as...

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Publications

A session on cessions of debtors in business rescue

There has been considerable controversy about the extent of the powers, and the extent of obligations of a business rescue practitioner in relation to a cession of book debts by the company ...

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Hogan Lovells Publications

Brexit Effect Note: the legal Implications behind the headlines

A comprehensive guide providing insight for businesses on the impact of a British exit from the EU. The impact for businesses will vary depending on the sector and markets businesses...

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