Foreign Proceedings

Vitro’s Troubles Continue

Dec 5 (Reuters) – The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas ordered that 10 units of Mexican glassmaker Vitro S.A.B. de C.V. (“Vitro”) be put into U.S. bankruptcy, and found that several of them had taken secret… Read More ›

Fifth Circuit Rejects Foreign Restructuring Plan

The recent case of In re Vitro S.A.B. de C.V., No 12-10542 (5th Cir. Nov. 28, 2012) involves the recognition and enforcement by a United States Federal Court of a foreign bankruptcy proceeding and foreign plan of reorganization, pursuant to Chapter 15… Read More ›

Chapter 15 (Pertaining to International Proceedings) is Alive and Well

Vitro S.A.B. de C.V., a leading manufacturer of glass in Mexico, recently received approval of its restructuring plan under Mexican Insolvency Law (Ley de Concursos Mercantiles), in large part because a federal bankruptcy court in the U.S. halted the efforts of certain bondholders to prosecute… Read More ›