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Sid Pepels advises and litigates on cross-border insolvency law, with a focus on complex restructurings and insolvency proceedings, including suspensions of payment and bankruptcies. He regularly assists court-appointed trustees and administrators in cross-border insolvencies and restructurings.

The high-profile cases on which Sid has recently advised include the bankruptcy proceeding of Intertoys (the leading Dutch toys retailer), the Oi restructuring (the Dutch finance vehicle of the Brazilian telecom giant), and PaperlinX Holdings B.V. (a global paper distributor).

Sid is currently conducting Ph.D. research at the Radboud University, where his research focuses on cross-border restructurings of multinational groups of companies under the EU Recast Insolvency Regulation.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Sid was an associate at a global law firm, where, among other things, he advised on the acquisition of a large distressed real estate portfolio.


  • Exide Technologies completes $1.1 billion comprehensive new financing and recapitalizationJones Day represented Exide Technologies, a global leader in stored energy solutions for the automotive and industrial markets, in connection with a comprehensive new financing and recapitalization transaction.
  • Additional Publications

    • January 2020
      De WHOA als instrument voor (grensoverschrijdende) groepsherstructureringen, Maandblad voor Ondernemingsrecht 2020/1-2
    • March 9, 2019
      Kronieken Vermogensrecht 2018-2019, Advocatenblad 2019/7, p. 61-80
    • October 2018
      Het internationaal insolventierecht in beweging, Tijdschrift voor Insolventierecht 2018/51
    • September 2018
      Kronieken Vermogensrecht 2017-2018, Advocatenblad

    Publications Prior to Jones Day

    April 2016

    Companies in financial distress and the position of their employees under labor law (Ondernemingen in financiële moeilijkheden en de arbeidsrechtelijke positie van hun werknemers) - a research report by the Research Centre Business & Law of the Radboud University (April 2016)