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Combining the knowledge of local laws and cultures with a global reach is just one of the ways Baker & McKenzie separates itself from other firms. Our genuinely global perspective allows us to operate without boundaries around the world, in every jurisdiction that is important to your business.

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Insolvency / Bankruptcy Advisory

Overcoming debt is difficult even in the best of times. In a crisis, we help you explore options, safeguard interests and maximize opportunities. Baker & McKenzie offers broad global resources and extensive local experience to help you act quickly, soundly and decisively in times of crisis.

Working in dedicated, fully integrated teams, our lawyers can develop and execute coordinated cross-border solutions with a speed and ease few can match. Using a holistic approach, we draw on local and multidisciplinary skills to provide seamless advice on all aspects of restructuring and insolvency as well as critical tax, employment and corporate issues.

We are recognized for providing swift and pragmatic assistance on a worldwide basis, including in many emerging markets and troubled economies. For decades we have helped a variety of clients address considerable financial difficulties in dealings with debt crises around the world. Our lawyers have represented creditors, corporate debtors or investors in some of the largest and most complex international restructurings and insolvencies. We have facilitated turnarounds and settlements of all types, helped raise capital to prevent costly defaults, and assisted in disposing or acquiring assets in ways that protect and preserve value. And while disputes are inevitable, our track record in resolving them is among the world's best.

Introducing the Global R&I Guide App

The Global Restructuring & Insolvency Guide 2014 is a quick and helpful tool to assist clients in understanding the restructuring and insolvency regimes around the world. This edition has been expanded to encompass recent legal developments, providing the latest information on policy changes that may affect your business.

This alert sets out the anticipated EMIR implementation timeline in light of recent developments, including ESMA's published draft RTS on the cross-border application of EMIR, the registration of four Trade Repositories covering all asset classes, the taking effect of risk mitigation obligations for uncleared OTC derivatives.
Our report, Global update and Africa focus: Export credit and development finance provides an overview of the state of project funding in 2014. Produced in partnership with Infrastructure Journal, the report contains a snapshot of global, regional and pan-Africa volumes and sources of project funding, as well as feature on Africa.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has issued a consultation paper proposing several changes to the Banking Act. The review aims to rationalize and enhance its supervisory powers over banks and their directors, executive officers and external auditors. The consultation period ends on 15 January 2014.
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Every day our more than 4,000 lawyers, economists, tax advisors and other professionals share insights and best practices across borders and practices. We speak more than 75 languages and represent more than 55 nationalities, and the close relationships among our people fosters the trust needed to develop and deliver world-class solutions to multinational clients.

We share an uncompromising commitment to excellence, which explains why more of our lawyers are included as leading lawyers in the Chambers Global Guide to the World’s Best Lawyers than any other Global 20 law firm.

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Passionately global
We are passionately global — it's in our DNA.

We started with a vision of going global and were in eight countries before our 10th anniversary. Today we have 77 offices in 47 countries -- including the emerging markets so important to the growth of your business.
We offer world-class career opportunities around the globe, while our entrepreneurial culture makes Baker & McKenzie a unique place to develop professionally.

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