The Race Is On to Be Europe's ‘Preferred Candidate’ for Restructurings
By Dr. Johannes Lappe, Associate, Kirkland & Ellis International LLP & Joris Dunki Jacobs, Senior Associate, and Vincent Vroom, Partner, Loyens & Loeff N.V.
For decades, companies in financial distress in Europe have faced different and at times difficult local laws for restructuring in each member state of the European Union. In most member states, only insolvency regimes offering court-led proceedings have been available. Such proceedings have not...
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Vincent Vroom is a partner of Loyens & Loeff N.V. specializing in restructuring and insolvency matters. He handles a range of issues in restructuring cases, whether arising in or out of court. He works on complex matters in international settings and groundbreaking cases where Dutch entities were involved in U.S. Chapter 11 proceedings, UK schemes of arrangement, and other foreign restructuring and insolvency proceedings (including Brazilian RJ proceedings). Vroom also has broad experience in financing transactions.
Dr. Johannes Lappe is a restructuring associate in the Munich office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. His restructuring and insolvency experience extends to advising shareholders, debtors, creditors, and strategic investors on restructurings of stressed and distressed businesses in and outside of insolvency proceedings. Lappe has also gained experience in insolvency-related litigation.
Joris Dunki Jacobs is a senior associate with the Litigation & Risk Management practice group in the Amsterdam office of Loyens & Loeff N.V. and a member of the firm’s restructuring & insolvency team. He advises and litigates on matters of insolvency and corporate law and regularly acts as advisor to a broad range of stakeholders in large (cross-border) restructurings.