Avoiding the Squid Game: An Exploration of Debt Forgiveness in Asian Bankruptcy Regimes By Sean Lee (Singapore Global Restructuring Initiative) “Out there, I don’t stand a chance” – Player 322 (Squid Game) In Netflix’s latest hit series “Squid…
Bottlenecks in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code of India –  Exploring mediation to ease some of the pain points By Akshaya Kamalnath (Australian National University College of Law) While thinking about the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code,…
Are bilateral agreements the way forward for cross-border insolvency? An analysis of the China-Hong Kong Cooperation Mechanism By Sean Lee (Singapore Global Restructuring Initiative) Introduction On 14 May 2021, the Government of Hong Kong and…
Singapore’s First Reported Decision on Pre-packaged Schemes of Arrangement By Debby Lim (BlackOak LLC) Introduction In Re DSG Asia Holdings Pte Ltd [2021] SGHC 209 (“Re DSG”), the Singapore Court dismissed an application to approve a pre-packaged…
The Future of Insolvency Law in a Post-Pandemic World By Aurelio Gurrea-Martinez (Singapore Management University) The COVID-19 crisis has encouraged many countries to amend their insolvency laws. In most cases, these amendments took place…
Exploring the Regulations on Personal Bankruptcy in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone By Sean Lee (Singapore Global Restructuring Initiative) On 19 July 2021, former business owner Liang Wenjin received a ruling from the Shenzhen Intermediate…
The significance of the Brazilian recognition of Singapore’s proceedings over Prosafe SE By Sean Lee (Singapore Global Restructuring Initiative) The recent decision by the Brazilian court to recognise proceedings in Singapore for the restructuring…
Brazil’s first recognition of a foreign proceeding under the Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency By Ana Carolina Monteiro (KINCAID – Mendes Vianna Advogados)  Introduction This article discusses a landmark decision by a court in Rio de…
The Rise of “Group Solution” in Insolvency Law and Bank Resolution By Ilya Kokorin (Leiden University) Introduction The outbreak of COVID-19 and the subsequent drastic governmental measures to curb the pandemic have affected many businesses,…
Have Indian insolvency courts become an Achilles' Heel? By Dr. Neeti Shikha (Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs) and Urvashi Shahi  After four successful years of India’s Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (“IBC”), one of its most crucial…