Chris Mallon leads Skadden's corporate restructuring practice in Europe. His restructuring and insolvency credentials span cross-border reorganisations involving a number of jurisdictions including England, the United States, Ireland, India, Russia, the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, Poland, Germany, Holland, Italy and Luxembourg. His clients have included Enron, Global Crossing, WorldCom, Loral, Telewest, Parmalat, Eurotunnel, Gate Gourmet, Carlyle and Calyon.
Recent highlights include acting for Tele Columbus Group in restructuring its debt by means of a debt transfer and debt-for-equity swap implemented via several schemes of arrangement; Calyon in relation to ongoing negotiations with FGIC regarding settlement of transactions relating to the Rhineland Conduit; Carlyle in relation to Carlyle Capital Corporation Limited’s restructuring and renegotiation of its credit lines; and Residential Capital LLC in connection with its financial restructuring. He advised British Vita in relation to the restructuring of complex debt facilities for its operating companies, as well as various clients regarding their distressed investments arising in relation to the U.S. Chapter 11 filing of Lehman Brothers. He also has been advising other lenders with structured investment vehicles on issues arising out of the recent credit crisis in the subprime and related structured investment markets.