Expert Legal Insights

Photo of claire-mowbray|Claire Mowbray

Abstract: This article considers the forthcoming changes to SIP 16 and the Insolvency Service’s review of the current regime for pre-packs, in light of continued creditor concerns.  It first appeared in Corporate Rescue & Insolvency journal, December 2012 (2013) 6 CRI 178). Key points In 2012, the government dropped controversial proposals for draft legislation aimed at improving transparency and confidence in pre-packaged sales in administration. Since then, some creditor groups have[…]

Photo of ben-jones|Ben Jones

This article first appeared in Corporate Rescue and Insolvency journal, April 2014.  It was co-written by Ben Jones and Eva Holden of BLP's Restructuring & Insolvency team. The economic interests of syndicate lenders are increasingly disparate. Where original lenders have traded their debt at a discount, those lenders who bought in below par will see value in a recovery which is inadequate to repay the debt in full, provided the recovery is sufficient to clear their acquisition cost.[…]

Photo of kent-phillips|Kent Phillips

Indonesia is to terminate its Bilateral Investment Treaty (“BIT”) with the Netherlands and is reportedly considering putting an end to the BITs which it has with other nations.  International arbitration experts Kent Phillips and Roger Milburn discuss the implications and the impact this would have on investors should Indonesia go ahead to terminate its other BITs.  To read futher, please click here > Update-IndonesiaBITs(April2014)[…]

Photo of marius-tome|Marius Tome

Welcome to our Indonesia bulletin, with investor news and legal insights prepared by BLP's Indonesia desk. In this special edition, we focus on the recent Indonesia polls and what this means for investors. INDONESIA GOES TO THE POLLS: THE “QUICK COUNT” AND WHAT THIS MEANS FOR INVESTORS One of the world’s largest democracies, Indonesia went to the polls on Wednesday 9 April 2014 to choose a new parliament.  It will take up to a month before the official results are announced. We examine[…]

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