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Pandemic as an Opportunity?

Guiding a business as a chief executive officer is difficult in the best of times. In the midst of a pandemic, uncertainty is rampant. However, in that uncertainty often times there is opportunity.

Sometimes Chapter 11 is a viable and appropriate strategy for an organization to right size its balance sheet and adjust its long term contracts. CEO's must adapt to changing circumstances. Careful consideration of the impacts - both positive and negative - of Chapter 11 can be critical to guiding an organization and in some cases, it may allow a business to thrive.

Filing under chapter 11 of the bankruptcy code in the wake of Covid-19 could present an opportunity for a company to emerge from an unprecedented pandemic with a business plan that is in step with the world's “new normal.”

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restructuring & insolvency, covid-19

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