International Committee


Post date: Tuesday, September 01, 2009
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Amélie D. Baudot

Jurisdictional battles are not inevitable when assets and liabilities span borders. Notwithstanding some criticism of the rigid application of standards, chapter 15 of the U.S.

Post date: Sunday, March 01, 2009
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Gilberto Deon Corrêa Junior

Since the new Brazilian "Bankruptcy Law" (Federal Law No. 11101) was enacted on Feb. 9, 2005, and became effective on June 9, 2005, scholars and practitioners have held wide-ranging discussions about the constitutionality of some of its provisions.

Post date: Monday, September 01, 2008
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Dr. Annerose Tashiro

As expected, the Risk Limitation Bill (Risikobegrenzungsgesetz) passed the German Parliament (Bundestag) in July, which intends to ban stakeholders acting in unison to influence the management of a listed company concerning its future or its overall business purpose.  Originally, it came under fire from financial investors for being overzealous in its quest for tr

Post date: Tuesday, January 01, 2008

In June 2005, the new Brazilian Bankruptcy Law (the Law) became effective. The Law took its inspiration to some extent from chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.

Post date: Tuesday, January 01, 2008
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Michelle Campbell

Successful cross border asset protection and recovery efforts involve the right combination of accountancy based investigative methods, business intelligence and forensic technology expertise.  This article addresses the third piece of that investigative puzzle – digital forensic methods being utilized when bank secrecy and other difficulties present barriers to collecting your evidence.

Post date: Tuesday, January 01, 2008
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Paul S. Singerman

The Caribbean has long been a favorite location for persons seeking to shelter assets in offshore trusts as glamorized in popular culture in, among other things, books and movies such as The Firm.

Post date: Thursday, November 01, 2007

Since China’s new Enterprise Bankruptcy Act came into force on June 1, 2007, the role and capacity of the newly created independent administrator has drawn broad attention among bankruptcy practitioners both in China and across borders.

Post date: Thursday, November 01, 2007
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Keith J. Shapiro


Post date: Thursday, November 01, 2007

Recently the European Communication and Cooperation Guidelines For Cross-border Insolvency have been published (in our jargon called CoCo Guidelines).

Post date: Wednesday, August 01, 2007

Prior to its repeal with the enactment of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act, §304 provided authority for adjudicating international insolvency issues before the U.S. Bankruptcy courts where a proceeding had already been filed or would be more appropriately filed in a foreign jurisdiction.


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