Bankruptcy Law (CLE)

Chapter 11 Corporate Bankruptcy Reorganizations: Leases and Executory Contracts


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. 

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection: Resolving Complex Issues in Business Reorganizations


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 Implications


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.

Corporate Bankruptcy and Restructuring: Latest Trends to Watch in 2022


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 Risks


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.

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