Weil Bankruptcy Blog

Things are starting to get tense in the Bankruptcy Final Four this year, as the financial powerhouses are pitted against key procedural changes to chapter 11.  In one bracket, we have Kill Till (the crowd favorite, and by far the best excuse we’ve had to quote Tarantino movies on the Weil Bankruptcy Blog) up against […]

Round One of Blog Madness has come to an end and a few favorites are beginning to emerge:  In Region One, “363 Sales Cost/Auction” walloped “Avoidance Actions” and in Region Three “363 Sales – 60 Day Breathing Spell” ran away with 87.5% of the votes.  Could we be heading for an all-363 final? Like the […]

NORTH OF THE BORDER UPDATE This article has been contributed to the blog by Ziyi Shi.  Ziyi Shi is an associate cross-appointed to the Corporate Group and Insolvency and Restructuring Group of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. Under Québec law, the sale of litigious rights gives rise to a right of redemption in favour of […]

Last week, we announced the Weil Bankruptcy Blog’s annual March Madness Tournament.  March Madness is finally here! As we noted, we at Weil Bankruptcy Blog HQ have spent quite a bit of time discussing and debating the Final Report and Recommendations of the American Bankruptcy Institute Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11.  (See […]

Gary Holtzer, co-chair of Weil’s Business Finance & Restructuring Department, was interviewed by The Deal on what PE firms should consider when their portfolio companies become stressed or distressed. The interview, which took place at the 2015 TMA Distressed Investing Conference in Las Vegas on February 12, was conducted by The Deal’s Senior Editor of […]

NORTH OF THE BORDER UPDATE This article has been contributed to the blog by Joshua Hurwitz, an Associate of the Insolvency & Restructuring group at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt and Jaime Auron, an Articling Student at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. In 8527504 Canada Inc. v. Liquibrands Inc. (2014), 2014 CarswellOnt 17188, 2014 ONSC 7015 (Ont. […]

Weil Business Finance & Restructuring partner Joseph Smolinsky will participate in iGlobal Forum’s 6th Global Distressed Investing Summit. He will be moderating a panel titled “Exploiting the Distress in Energy-Related Credits.” Topics for the panel will include: the outlook for underlying commodities, such as oil, iron and coal; near-term prospects for energy companies and service […]