• Others, including Britain and the Netherlands, have taken longer. Bankia, Spain's fourth-biggest lender, needed 22.4 billion euros in bail-out funds from Europe and Spain's bank restructuring fund FROB. Britain pumped 66 billion pounds into Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds in 2008 and 2009 and provided tens of billions more in liquidity support to the sector.

  • Oleo e Gas, formerly known as OGX, filed Latin America's largest ever bankruptcy on Oct. 30. OSX gets nearly all of its revenue from Oleo e Gas and its a principal creditor of the company. Both OSX and Oleo e Gas are controlled by Brazilian tycoon Eike Batista.

  • Argentina warns of bond case impact on debt restructuring Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 12:27 PM ET

    "The issues here are incredibly important not just for Argentina but for the U.S. government and all foreign sovereigns," said Paul Clement, at a briefing on the case at the Argentine embassy in Washington, D.C..

  • BEIJING/ HONG KONG, Feb 25- China's corporate debt has hit record levels and is likely to accelerate a wave of domestic restructuring and trigger more defaults, as credit repayment problems rise.

  • BEIJING/ HONG KONG, Feb 25- China's corporate debt has hit record levels and is likely to accelerate a wave of domestic restructuring and trigger more defaults, as credit repayment problems rise.

  • Feb 24- Retirees, unions and others opposed to Detroit's financial restructuring plan will have a chance to argue their case at a trial starting in mid-June, according to an order on Monday by the judge overseeing the case. Detroit and its creditors have until Friday to file objections to U.S.

  • Feb 21- Detroit's much-anticipated blueprint for dealing with $18 billion in debt and emerging from municipal bankruptcy requires cuts to worker pensions and even deeper cuts for bondholders, according to a plan the city filed in federal court on Friday.

  • "Upon consideration of the petitions to appeal and the responses thereto, a direct appeal to this court is warranted," the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati said in an order filed on Friday. A federal bankruptcy judge in a landmark December ruling said Detroit was eligible to pursue its bankruptcy case.

  • *Foreigners seen buying back after Japan shares underperformed. *Sony jumps 5 pct on restructuring plan. TOKYO, Feb 7- Japan's Nikkei average jumped 2 percent on Friday morning, moving away from a four-month low hit earlier this week, as investor sentiment was brightened by a rally on Wall Street and hopes for an upbeat U.S. jobs report later in the day.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 31- LightSquared Inc and its various creditors are in talks to devise a consensual plan to restructure the wireless company's assets and end its bankruptcy, the company told a judge on Friday.

  • Major airlines still struggling: pro     Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 3:30 AM ET

    James Halstead, managing partner at Aviation Strategy, discusses airlines ahead of quarterly results and highlights the restructuring currently underway.

  • AkzoNobel needs more cost cutting: CEO     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 2:05 AM ET

    Ton Buchner, CEO of AzkoNobel, says the group is stepping up its cost reduction plans to meet an improvement program target and discusses growth in China and U.S.

  • Ballmer's Microsoft Culture Overhaul     Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 1:09 PM ET

    Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer is creating "cross-functional strike teams" to work across the individual engineering divisions to spearhead new ideas, explains CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Will Microsoft Deliver on Restructuring?     Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Andrew Tonner, technology and telecoms analyst at The Motley Fool, discusses Microsoft's restructuring announcement, and explains why he is very "skeptical".

  • Major Shake-Up at Microsoft     Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 11:09 AM ET

    CEO Steve Ballmer announced a "far-reaching realignment of the company," reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Will Microsoft's New Plan Change CEO's Future?     Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 10:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt has the latest details on Microsoft's restructuring plans. And Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, and Dennis Berman, WSJ Marketplace, weigh in on what the changes mean for the stock and CEO Steve Ballmer.

  • Will Ballmer's Vision Win Over Investors?     Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 7:42 AM ET

    John Sculley, former Apple CEO, discusses the widely expected launch of Microsoft's restructuring plan and its impact on the company's future.

  • Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher, reveals his outlook on jobs and the U.S. economy.

  • Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher explains the importance of simplifying bank regulations.

  • "It's a constant evaluative process," says Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher, discussing how central bankers are able to gauge the success of its monetary policy.