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Who’s Who Legal recently attended Hogan Lovells’ Africa-themed annual press party celebrating the firm’s recent establishment in Johannesburg. The office is the result of a combination with firm Routledge Modise, which took place on 1 December 2013, broadening the firm’s sub-Saharan Africa capabilities and adding to its global platform. Following the party, Who’s Who Legal spoke to Nick Cray, chief operating officer, and Steve Immelt, chief executive officer, to find out more about the firm’s recent developments and strategy.
Eric Brunstad of Dechert takes an in-depth look at US bankruptcy courts that are constituted as courts of equity: "Our bankruptcy process creates a distinct reorganisation market in its own right superintended by a judge assigned the responsibility of overseeing its operation."
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