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Creditors Approve Brazil Shipbuilder OSX's Bankruptcy Plan

Creditors approved Brazilian shipbuilder OSX Brasil SA's revamped plan to emerge from bankruptcy late on Wednesday, giving a boost to efforts by controlling shareholder Eike Batista to keep the company afloat while refinancing over $2.6 billion in d ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 12/17/2014 - 21:50 - 0 comments

Restructuring Global Insight: Distressed hospital bankruptcy sales – 4 questions to ask | insolvent acquisitions in fashion retail | Chinese companies & offshore debt | & more

Welcome to issue 11 of Global Insight, bringing you breaking legal developments in restructuring law across borders and in jurisdictions around the world. This issue features: GUEST ARTICLE ■ Chinese companies and offshore debt AMERICAS ■ ...

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INVITATION: Implications for Country-by-Country Reporting-a practical guide for Financial Services

Progress under the G20 and OECD Action 13 in regards to the Action Plan to tackle base erosion and profit shifting (‘BEPS’) continues at pace. Transfer Pricing Documentation and Country-by-Country Reporting (CbyCR) may soon impact every multi-national in ...

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APCOA - Foreign Companies Increasingly using English Schemes of Arrangement

by DLA Piper - Jonathan Leitch, Partner With APCOA Parking, the English High Court sets out the latest line of authority in the increasing use of schemes of arrangement by foreign companies. Read more (Asia, Europe, North America, S ...

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Restructuring in Croatia - Hard Choices for Lenders

by DLA Piper - Jasna Zwitter-Tehovnik, Partner and Joze Vranicar, Associate During the 1990s and up to the beginning of the recent financial crisis, the economies of Central and Eastern European countries experienced rapid growth. The privatisati ...

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Proposed Amendments to the EC Insolvency Regulation - Progress Update

by DLA Piper - Michelle Ni Ghaboid, Senior Associate In the Q1 2014 edition of Global Insight, we discussed the progress already made in respect of the Proposed Amendments to the EC Insolvency Regulation as of April 2014. The European Parliament ...

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Cost Of Insuring Venezuela Debt Soars

Market fears over Venezuela’s creditworthiness are approaching panic levels as the price of oil plunges, the Financial Times reported. The cost of insuring the South American country’s government debt against default surged to a new high on Wednesday ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 12/10/2014 - 22:37 - 0 comments

Brazil Ailing Power Producer Eneva Files For Creditor Protection

Eneva SA, the ailing Brazilian producer controlled by Germany's E.ON SE, filed late on Tuesday for credit protection in a Rio de Janeiro court after failing to refinance part of its 2.33 billion reais ($900 million) in outstanding debt, Reuters repo ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 12/09/2014 - 22:21 - 0 comments

Brazil to Revise Economic Plan

administration has also cut to 0.8% from 3% Brazil’s 2015 growth forecast. The central bank, meanwhile, has ...

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Brazil’s Middle Class Finds a Lifeline at the Pawnshop

Interest rates in Brazil would make an American loan shark blush. Credit cards charge more than 240 percent a year. Bank loans top 100 percent, the International New York Times DealBook blog reported. For a rising number of consumers in need of cash, ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 12/03/2014 - 22:29 - 0 comments

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