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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.

Global R&I Guide App

The Global Restructuring & Insolvency Guide 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.

The Bankruptcy Act entails unexpected risks for credit institutions concerning restructuring. The article defines and analyses such risks in relation to the early repayment of the credit facility.
In force since January, the European Union's Recovery and Resolution Directive (RRD) is one of several initiatives that G20 States are being urged to adopt by year-end. This briefing highlights some issues and reviews the historical background for the laws, which have major implications for banks, investors and counterparties.
A recent resolution significantly increases the amount that the national credit fund, KGF, can grant to support loans to certain types of businesses: small to medium enterprises (SMEs), women-owned SMEs, certain travel agencies, and shipbuilding companies. The same resolution also releases more Treasury funding for the KGF.
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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.
*Associated Firms
**In cooperation with Trench, Rossi and Watanabe Advogados
Other Geographic Initiatives

We service clients throughout the world and in some countries where we do not have offices, working with carefully selected local firms to leverage our global knowledge and capabilities.

 India Africa Central America 
  Central Europe   
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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