Financial Advisors And Investment Banking Committee


Post date: Monday, August 01, 2005

Included are summaries of cases that I thought members of the committee might find interesting. The summaries appear in date order beginning in April.

Post date: Sunday, May 01, 2005

On April 20, 2005, President Bush signed into law the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (hereinafter, the “BAPCPA” or the “Act”). The Act has an effective date of October 17, 2005 and, with some exceptions, its provisions will apply only to cases filed after the effective date.

Post date: Friday, April 22, 2005

For the purposes of this article, consider the history and recent business practices of a company we’ll call JKL Shoes. JKL, a privately-held company, is a well-established, family-owned women’s footwear manufacturer. Consider these facts:

Post date: Monday, November 01, 2004
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Juan Santambrogio

Empirical data suggests that companies that emerge from chapter 11 are more likely to file for “chapter 22” than those that never filed. In general, companies that emerge from bankruptcy protection never reach their former level of strength and vitality.


Ms. Dawn M. Cica, Esq.
Carlyon Cica Chtd.
Las Vegas, NV
(702) 685-4444

Mr. Kenneth W. Mann
SC&H Capital
Ellicott City, MD
(443) 951-4834

Ms. Jennifer Taylor
Communications Manager
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
San Francisco, CA
(415) 984-8700

Ms. Heather G. Williams
Education Director
CR3 Partners LLC
Richmond, VA
(804) 486-5404

Mr. Howard A. Cohen
Membership Relations Director
Fox Rothschild LLP
Wilmington, DE
(302) 427-5507

Ms. Melissa Davis, CPA, CIRA, CFE
Newsletter Editor
KapilaMukamal, LLP
Fort Lauderdale, FL
(954) 761-1011

Ms. Jolene E. Wee
Special Projects Leader
JW Infinity Consulting LLC
New York, MD

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