Financial Restructuring > Cross-Border Insolvencies

With 21 offices throughout the world linking over 85 practices, including offices in London, Moscow and Abu Dhabi, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is ideally positioned to advise both creditors and debtors on cross-border issues that arise during the course of any restructuring. Whether informal workouts or in-court proceedings (under chapter 11 and chapter 15), we have led the charge for our clients in multiple jurisdictions, often facing novel cross-border business issues. Clients connected to Aruba, Australia, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, the British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Colombia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom have come to rely on us for their international workout transactions and multijurisdictional bankruptcy proceedings. Our cross-border restructuring experience involving other jurisdictions includes major bankruptcy cases such as Nortel, Quebecor, Calpine, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Lernout & Hauspie, Laidlaw, Collins & Aikman, Mosaic, Spansion, Call-Net and Trident, as well as the liquidation of two Bear Stearns hedge funds and various proceedings involving the liquidation of Madoff feeder funds.