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Business Reorganization Committee


Charles M. Berk
Post date: Thursday, April 17, 2014

As previously discussed in ABI’s Ethics and Professional Compensation Committee’s November 2013 Newsletter,[1] fee-sharing and proper disclosures in connection with certain professionals’ retention ap

Marta Alfonso
Post date: Thursday, April 17, 2014

Federal tax refunds generated from investment or operating losses can represent a sizeable claim for an individual taxpayer or a consolidated taxpayer group. Ownership of tax refunds among consolidated members is not dictated by federal law, the Internal Revenue Code or regulation, but can be specified in tax-sharing agreements among affiliates.

Lorenzo Mendizabal
Post date: Monday, August 08, 2011

Even the smallest chapter 11 reorganizations are complex, with many process handoffs, transactions and communication touchpoints. For cases with substantial or volatile creditor populations, the selection of a claims agent capable of helping a debtor company emerge from chapter 11 successfully can be critical.

Post date: Monday, August 08, 2011

The relatively recent decisions of the Third and Fifth Circuits in Philadelphia Newspapers [1] and Pacific Lumber, [2] with respect to the rights of creditors to credit-bid in a sale of assets under a reorganization plan, uprooted the expectations of secured lenders who had come to expect that in the case of a proposed plan effecting a sale of assets free and clear of liens, they would have the

Post date: Monday, August 08, 2011

On July 6, 2011, the FDIC issued a final rule implementing certain orderly liquidation authority provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act.

Post date: Thursday, March 03, 2011

In this still-troubled economy, the majority of chapter 11 cases in the small- and mid-sized markets continue to lead straight into chapter 11 liquidation and/or 3

Post date: Wednesday, February 02, 2011
Post date: Wednesday, February 02, 2011

In bankruptcy, a debtor often faces assessments for interest and penalties on property taxes from a variety of taxing jurisdictions. Addressing these claims can be frustrating and time-consuming.

Post date: Thursday, November 11, 2010

The Bankruptcy Code, under § 553, expressly preserves a creditor’s pre-petition right to setoff of mutual debt with the debtor.

Post date: Thursday, November 11, 2010

Several recent high-profile chapter 11 cases have involved environmental liabilities and highlight how significant these liabilities can be to the restructuring pr


Ms. Ronni N. Arnold
Shearman & Sterling LLP
New York, NY
(212) 848-4669

Ms. Jordana L. Renert
Arent Fox LLP
New York, NY
(212) 457-5476

Mr. Jacob Frumkin, Esq.
Communications Manager
Cole Schotz P.C.
Hackensack, NJ
(646) 563-8944

Mr. Robert S. Marticello
Education Director
Smiley Wang-Ekvall, LLP
Costa Mesa, CA
(714) 445-1000

Mr. Clayton George Gring, III
Membership Relations Director
AlixPartners LLP
Houston, TX
(214) 697-3367

Ms. Krista L. Kulp
Newsletter Editor
Cole Schotz P.C.
Hackensack, NY
(201) 525-6317

Ms. Jamie J. Fell
Special Projects Leader
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
New York, NY
(212) 455-3822

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