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China promises clampdown on "debt evaders" as bond defaults shake market
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Recent missed payments by companies including by one of China's largest coal companies, Yongcheng Coal and Electricity Holding Group, based in Henan, have shaken investors' faith...

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Keep well and prosper – Shanghai court validates Hong Kong decision affirming U.S. bondholder claims

In a significant development, the Shanghai Financial Court has announced its ruling in the first case in China involving an application for recognition and enforcement of a Hong Kong court...

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Security is not "enforceable" if a required creditor consent has not been obtained

The recent English case Arlington Infrastructure Ltd (in administration) and another v Woolrych and others demonstrates the importance of a secured creditor obtaining any consent...

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Hong Kong government announces long-awaited corporate rescue regime

The Hong Kong government is proposing much-anticipated legislation for the introduction of a corporate rescue procedure and insolvent trading regime. Hong Kong has, for years, struggled to...

Analysis

How to navigate data protection and cybersecurity issues in M&As in Asia-Pacific
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In recent years, the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region has been a core hub of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity, emerging relatively unscathed from the COVID-19 pandemic which has...

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Compulsory Share Transfers under Deeds of Company Arrangement – updated ASIC policy

ASIC has provided long-awaited confirmation of its policy position with regard to applications for relief from the operation of the takeover restrictions in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)...

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New ways of restructuring in Germany

Germany's new restructuring regime is expected to come into force 0n 1 January 2021. At the heart of the new regulation is the introduction of a so-called stabilization and...

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Second time lucky: pre-pack reform in the UK

On 8 October 2020, the Insolvency Service published the outcome of its review of industry reforms to pre-pack sales in administration and made recommendations which will impact the way in...

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Malaysia Airlines Berhad Briefing Note
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Malaysia Airlines Berhad (“MAB” or the “Company”) is currently in financial difficulty. It is rumoured to be notifying lessor and lender creditors that it intends to ...

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