Corporate Bankruptcy

Q & A on C of D

06/06/14

Yesterday's Is. It. Legal. provoked some comments and questions. Some quick replies above the line, so to speak.

Q: Is it clear that this is going to be a cramdown plan?

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ABI/Illinois Symposium -- Now on Video!

06/04/14

The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) Commission on Chapter 11 Reform has been considering how to improve the chapter 11 process. Among the thorniest issues the ABI Commission has faced is how to fairly balance the interests of secured creditors with the rights of other stakeholders in the chapter 11 process.

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When the Wheels are Spinning Around

04/23/14

Some thoughts on GM, successor liability, 363 sales, and due process – over at Dealb%k.

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When the Wheels are Spinning Around

04/23/14

Some thoughts on GM, successor liability, 363 sales, and due process – over at Dealb%k.

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DIP Loans and the SIFI Problem

03/30/14

Word on the street is that the company formerly known as TXU – now known as Energy Future Holdings – is lining up the biggest private DIP loan ever. About $9 billion.

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And It's Just Not True

03/14/14

A bit on the overemphasis of the "absolute priority rule" in academia, over at Dealb%k.

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I'm Confused

03/06/14

Again.  This morning's Daily Bankruptcy Review reports that Fisker's creditors want to sue the debtor's secured lender.

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New Harvard Law School Bankruptcy Roundtable Blog

02/27/14

Harvard Law School's Bankruptcy Roundtable, a dialogue between academics and practitioners, is now in the blogosphere!  The Roundtable has launched with a number of very substantive posts by Douglas Baird and Anthony Casey; Judge Sontchi; Thomas Jackson and David Skeel; Nelly Alemeida; and Marshal Huebner and Hilary Dengel.  I know that we academics benefit a lot from discussions with practitioners.

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