The Visionaries – Does AI belong in dispute resolution?

Instead of debating whether AI should or shouldn’t have a place in disputes, practitioners may be better served by embracing the inevitability that AI isn’t going anywhere. The question isn’t whether AI should have a place in disputes, but rather, what can we as practitioners do to leverage AI’s efficiencies while avoiding its pitfalls? By […]

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The use of AI in Law – US appeals court proposes AI restrictions in all court filings

In November, the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit proposed a new rule requiring lawyers to certify that they either did not use generative artificial intelligence (AI) programs, like Chat GPT, to draft filings or that humans reviewed AI-generated materials. The purpose of the rule is to ensure that the use of AI […]

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Thomas H. Curran Associates, LLC joins IR as the exclusive Insolvency member in Massachusetts 

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Thomas H. Curran of Thomas H. Curran Associates, LLC. Thomas has joined IR as our exclusive Insolvency member in Massachusetts  I have developed my practice over the past three decades, focusing primarily on bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings. I often represent secured and unsecured […]

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Compulsory ADR: no longer alternative?

Annual Conference event sponsor; Thomas Curran of Curran Antonelli recently published an article in the well-established debate, litigation and dispute resolution expert’s New Law Journal. Within the article, Thomas explores the changing landscape of mandatory alternative dispute resolution. Reflecting on the 2004 Court of Appeal ruling of the Holsey v Milton Keynes General NHS Trust, where compulsory alternative dispute resolution […]

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A Global Guide for In-House Counsel: Doing business in a rapidly changing world

Insolvency – Crypto How is cryptocurrency treated as an asset in a bankruptcy proceeding in your jurisdiction? Recently, Texas passed novel laws regarding cryptocurrency, or “virtual currency” as it is referred to in the bill. The “Texas Virtual Currency Bill” is cryptocurrency-specific legislation and was passed in Texas when Governor Abbott signed House Bill 4474 […]

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IRG Member Spotlight – Hard Ball: Thom Curran loves to tough it out in the court room – and his leisure time.

Hard Ball: Thom Curran loves to tough it out in the court room – and his leisure time. Thom’s ‘special forces’ Thom works in all areas of insolvency-related litigation. He likens the services of his law firm to ‘special forces’ rather than the ‘infantry’: “If you want to recover millions that have been stolen, or […]

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How to recover debt and assets in the most complex and high-stakes cases.

By the time the walls of Ireland’s famous Walford home were coming down, creditors and the Bankruptcy Trustee had already been in court for over ten years seeking to recover assets owed to them by the property’s predecessor. “The owner filed bankruptcy in the U.S. and attempted to protect 100 million euros of assets by […]

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Curran Antonelli joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Litigation Member in US – Massachusetts

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Thomas H. Curran of Curran Antonelli. Thomas has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Litigation Member in US – Massachusetts. Thomas has developed my practice over the past three decades, focusing primarily on bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings. He often represents secured and […]

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