New York, November 5, 2013 — Hughes Hubbard & Reed’s bankruptcy group represented the MF Global Inc. Trustee, James W. Giddens, Chair of Hughes Hubbard’s Corporate Reorganization & Bankruptcy Group (CRG), before the Honorable Martin Glenn in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. The Trustee addressed the court directly today, and lead CRG partner James B. Kobak, Jr., argued the motion urging the court to approve the allocation of customer property, including a 100% distribution to former commodity futures customers of MF Global Inc.
The Hughes Hubbard team representing Giddens includes lead lawyer James B. Kobak, Jr., principally assisted by CRG associate Dustin P. Smith. Additional members of the team include CRG partners Christopher K. Kiplok, Jeffrey R. Coleman, Sarah Loomis Cave, and associates Josiah S. Trager, Anson B. Frelinghuysen, and Erin Diers.
Hughes Hubbard’s Corporate Reorganization and Bankruptcy Group represents clients in judicial and out-of-court restructurings, insolvency matters and related financial litigation in jurisdictions around the world. The group is among the largest active corporate reorganization and bankruptcy practices of The American Lawyer’s top 100 firms. Its more than 40 attorneys are located across five offices, including Paris, which serves as the hub of the group’s European practice, and Miami, which serves as the hub of its Latin American practice.