Following the dramatic declines in oil and gas prices, the industry has witnessed how exploration and production (E&P) companies greatly relied on restructurings to cope up with their financial distress.
Legal Issues, Ramifications and Strategic Approaches in Oil and Gas E&P Bankruptcies and Restructuringslazupardo2023-03-06T04:11:05-05:00
The past years have been tough for the oil and gas industry. The downturn in the oil prices triggered cost-cutting campaigns, including cancellation of short-cycle projects and layoff in the workforce.
Recent Legal Issues and Developments in Oil and Gas Restructuring: What Companies Need to Know?Joenel2023-03-06T03:18:18-05:00
Chapter 11 Corporate Bankruptcy Reorganizations: Leases and Executory ContractsJoenel2023-04-19T05:20:15-04:00
A Chapter 11 bankruptcy involves numerous complex issues. One of the most complex elements of a chapter 11 bankruptcy can be the treatment of executory contracts and unexpired leases. The application of bankruptcy laws to the terms of a contract or lease can significantly alter the rights and obligations of all parties to the agreement. A thorough understanding of how bankruptcy laws intersect with contracts and leases is critical for companies considering a chapter 11 restructuring, parties to an agreement with a financially distressed counterparty, and purchasers of bankrupt businesses, among many others.
Navigating the Interplay Between Bankruptcy and CryptocurrencyJoenel2023-02-15T22:38:11-05:00
The emergence of cryptocurrencies continues to transform the market through digital distributed ledger transactions. However, the current crypto market crash forced several cryptocurrency trading platforms to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Thus, leaving uncertainties and a myriad of issues and challenges to the already highly volatile crypto market.
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection: Resolving Complex Issues in Business ReorganizationsJoenel2022-12-29T01:33:05-05:00
The recent months have seen an uptick in bankruptcy filings as a continued result of the economic distress brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. With the increasing concerns for inflation, rising interest rates, labor shortages, and market volatility, access to bankruptcy protection is indispensable, especially for financially distressed companies. While taking refuge from the debt crisis doesn't come without a cost, reorganization under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code offers a viable way for many businesses to have a fresh start and get back on track. However, businesses must still be wary of the potential drawbacks amid the shifting regulatory climate of bankruptcy law.
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Valuation Issues: Demystifying Trends, Updates, and COVID-19 ImplicationsIwork OJT2022-10-28T01:24:24-04:00
With the ongoing economic turmoil and financial strain brought by the COVID-19 outbreak, valuation issues in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases are expected to become more complex and challenging for companies. Because valuation plays an integral aspect in determining a Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, companies seeking reorganization during these economically challenging times must be aware of the potential issues that may arise before or during the process. Additionally, they must be in the know of the ever-changing legal revamps of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy valuation process to successfully address any potential or ongoing petition.
Preference Claims in Bankruptcy Litigation: Statutory Defenses You Must ConsiderIwork OJT2022-10-28T02:46:10-04:00
Preference claims in bankruptcy litigation have long been a subject of concern among creditors. As significant cases continue to refine and expand this legal landscape, litigators must always expect the emergence of new complexities that may reshape how they defend their clients.
Corporate Bankruptcy and Restructuring: Latest Trends to Watch in 2022Joenel2022-09-12T05:36:49-04:00
The pandemic-related lockdowns have posed great difficulties and challenges to businesses across industries and have incited a significant drop in demand for products and services. While some were able to cope with the situation through government assistance programs, others have sought bankruptcy protection to save their assets or restructure their balance sheets.
The Intersection of Bankruptcy and Cryptocurrency: What Companies Must Know and Do to Mitigate RisksAhmed Zidan2021-08-30T01:19:48-04:00
Cryptocurrency is currently gaining popularity around the world as it builds better investment opportunities for several business sectors including the financial and banking industry. However, along with its soaring prominence, issues such as insolvency, crypto-backed finance, valuation claim risks, and digital asset restructuring challenges also emerge.