MF Global Holdings Ltd.
(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Counsel to Louis J. Freeh, former Federal Judge and former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, as Chapter 11 Trustee for MF Global in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding. With $41 billion in assets at the time of filing, MF Global was the largest bankruptcy filing of 2011 and the eighth-largest in U.S. history. This case involves a wind-down of an extremely complex global operation and the realization of value from various entities in the MF Global Group, many of which are in their own administration or liquidation proceedings domestically and internationally.
Residential Capital, LLC
(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Counsel to Residential Capital, one of the largest residential real estate finance companies with assets and liabilities each in excess of $15 billion, whose business is comprised primarily of loan servicing and origination, and its subsidiary companies, in their pending chapter 11 cases. Residential Capital was the largest bankruptcy filing of 2012 and the case represents the first time ever that a mortgage servicer was able to successfully continue servicing and originating mortgages in bankruptcy and be sold as a going concern.
Mr. Lee represents the liquidators of several hedge funds that invested directly or indirectly in BMIS in proceedings in the United States, Cayman, BVI and Europe.
(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Representation of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of FGIC Corporation in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy case. FGIC had guarantied more than $300 billion of municipal and structured finance debt before the 2007 credit crisis.
The Resolution Committees of Glitnir Bank hf. and Landsbanki Islands hf.
Representation of two of the largest banks in Iceland, on issues related to securities matters, restructuring of assets, cross-border conflicts of law, and litigation matters as well as providing advice related to the global settlement of claims. In addition, MoFo worked with the Icelandic banks to harmonize their winding-up procedures with those of the United States, the European Union, and Canada.
We represented Sumitomo Corporation in the Apex Silver Mines Limited Chapter 11 case as pre-petition secured lender, DIP lender, and acquirer (from Apex's non-debtor subsidiaries) of Minera San Cristobal, the largest silver, zinc, and lead mine in Bolivia.