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26 results for: restructuring & insolvency
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Interesting report in The Times on Thursday 14 July 2022 on what is believed to be the first award made under the arbitration scheme...
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The UK Government recently responded to The House of Commons Transport Committee’s Report, titled “UK aviation: reform for take-off”. The...
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During the Covid-19 imposed disruption to air travel, many airlines responded by tapping shareholders for cash but many also raised money...
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The race to vaccinate Americans is likely to bring an end to the pandemic in the months ahead, but the outlook for the U.S. economy is...
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On January 14, 2021, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision holding that if a creditor has taken possession of a debtor’s...
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Now that the year 2020 has closed, we can try to assess the damage that COVID-19 brought to the economy.  No surprise to find that 2020...
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Pandemics and earthquakes each have the ability to spread destruction. The shockwaves of an earthquake can trigger a tsunami that engulfs...
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The latest referenda in a number of states-many of them "red" states-shows that the legalization of cannabis for, at minimum, medicinal...
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The torrid pace of bankruptcy filings by U.S. businesses has ebbs and flows, but the tide is not receding.  The economy continues to...
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I may scream the next time I hear the phrase "these are unprecedented times."  This cliché seems to appear in most of the emails I...
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Since the end of the first quarter of 2020, bankruptcy professionals have been planning for a substantial increase in business...
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Video-conferencing has become a text-book example of a disruptive technology. Airlines and the hospitality industry may be most directly...
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The number of so-called mega-bankruptcies filed during the first half of the year tells only part of the story. The pain is not just at...
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My latest contribution to BloombergLaw was the following piece on some of the unique issues and challenges presented for self-insured...
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In my Navy days, we were sometimes told (or maybe we just told ourselves), "Sometimes it's better to beg forgiveness than to ask...
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Guiding a business as a chief executive officer is difficult in the best of times. In the midst of a pandemic, uncertainty is rampant....