Paul Turner and Mark Sherrill discuss how to minimise exposure to the bankruptcy of a major energy counterparty
Trustees relieved as settlement looks imminent
The filing for bankruptcy protection by the US video rentals firm Blockbuster is a stark reminder of how technological and cultural changes can hit business models.
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An increasing number of European companies are moving their operations to different jurisdictions to avoid punitive bankruptcy regimes, leaving bondholders at a disadvantage. Is a harmonised EU restructuring regime the answer?
Investors in Chinese corporate bonds may struggle to recover their money in the event of a bankruptcy, according to FS Asia Advisory.
Derivatives safe harbours are viewed as crucial to close-out netting. However, they are under siege from the US Congress, where legislators have tried to undo the protections given to market participants when a counterparty defaults. Mark Pengelly reports...
The bankruptcy of Japan Airlines Corp (JAL) has highlighted to counterparties of Asian airlines the importance of securing collateral to back up their trades as well as assessing the credit health of their counterparties. On April 22, Goldman Sachs, Barclays...
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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