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with Fernando D Hernández
Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal
"Due to the lack of adoption of structural economic changes, in the past decades Argentina has struggled to control its federal primary fiscal deficit, inflation and depreciation of the local currency..."
with David S Ward, Larry C Ellis and Ben Goodis
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
"According to statistics compiled by the Office of the Superintendant of Bankruptcy, the third quarter of 2018 saw the most significant year-to-year increase in business insolvencies for several years, with a 4.6 per cent growth in insolvency filings in Q3 2018 over Q3 2017..."
with José Vicente Zapata Lugo, Luis Guillermo Acero and Luis Alfonso Riveros
Holland & Knight (Bogotá)
"Jose V Zapata, Luis G Acero, Luis A Riveros: According to the information issued by the Colombian Superintendency of Companies (the authority competent to resolve the majority of insolvency cases in Colombia), the past several years saw a change in trends regarding insolvency procedures, showing a substantial increase in the number of filings for these types of procedures. This trend continued until 2018..."
"The trends of the past year have continued, in the sense that we are seeing more sophisticated pre-insolvency filings, which grant the company an additional period of three months to negotiate a restructuring, failing which it will have to file for insolvency within an additional month..."
with Gökben Dirican and Ali Gözütok
DİRİCAN | GÖZÜTOK | BAĞCI
"High inflation and increased foreign borrowing caused a financial crisis in Turkey starting from last August with an unprecedented crash of the Turkish lira against all major foreign currencies, such as a decrease of more than 40 per cent of its value against the US dollar..."
"The past year has been dubbed the year of the CVAs (company voluntary arrangements) as, to date, a record number of retailers such as New Look, House of Fraser, Carpetright, Mothercare and Homebase and casual dining chains (eg, Prezzo, Jamie’s Italian, Byron and Carluccio’s) have sought to implement a CVA to compromise unsecured debt..."
"In 2017, we saw an increase in pre-packaged or pre-negotiated public company Chapter 11 restructurings with nearly one in four of the year’s total bankruptcies cases where the debtor had already negotiated at least some of the terms of its reorganisation or restructuring with a sponsor or a large majority of its creditors..."