In a special video, members of Hughes Hubbard’s Lehman team reveal the challenges they faced and overcame after Lehman Brothers collapsed 10 years earlier in what remains the largest bankruptcy in history. The team serves as counsel to James W. Giddens, the trustee overseeing the $123 billion liquidation of Lehman Brothers Inc., the largest single

On April 16, Hughes Hubbard’s Corporate Reorganization & Bankruptcy Group held a Bankruptcy Roundtable entitled, “Too Big to Fail: Perspectives on Systemic Risk & The Evolving Regulatory Landscape.”

Thomas A. Russo, Executive Vice President & General Counsel for AIG and Chief Legal Officer of Lehman Brothers at the time of its bankruptcy in 2008, gave

We are pleased to share with our readers Hughes Hubbard’s  2013 Bankruptcy Review.  The review recaps the group’s accomplishments in major restructurings that spanned the financial services, energy, shipping, consumer goods and telecom industries.  We thank our clients for entrusting us with their most important insolvency matters and look forward to continuing to protect

James W. Giddens, Chairman of the Corporate Reorganization and Bankruptcy Group, authored an Op-Ed analysis:  How to Avoid the Next MF Global Surprise  (subscription required), in The Wall Street Journal regarding cross-border insolvency and his recommendations to ensure the protection of customer funds in future broker-dealer liquidations.

Drawing on his experience as Trustee of Lehman

We are pleased to report that The American Lawyer awarded our group the “Global Finance Deal of the Year:  Private Restructuring” in connection with our representation of Hughes Hubbard partner James W. Giddens, the Trustee of MF Global Inc.  The American Lawyer notes that the Global Legal Awards “aim to capture the full gamut of