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By now, you’ve come to know the Weil Bankruptcy Blog as “the” source for cutting-edge analyses of all things restructuring.  But did you know that Weil, Gotshal & Manges also publishes other blogs?  Indeed, our colleagues regularly probe critical issues in other areas of the law.  Today, we want to take the opportunity to highlight […]

On April 30, Weil and the Legal Aid Society, along with The Blackstone Restructuring Group, will be presenting a training on bankruptcy and other alternatives for small businesses in distress. The panel provides a great opportunity to become familiar with the challenges distressed small businesses may face and to network with other professionals interested in […]

The Weil Bankruptcy Blog aims to publish a substantive piece on matters of interest in the bankruptcy, finance, and restructuring world every weekday, an ambitious target that is made possible only by the dedication of our partners, associates, and support staff to the Bankruptcy Blog, and their commitment to the restructuring community at large. 

Contributed by Kyle J. Ortiz Today, in the latest installment of our series reviewing the Final Report and Recommendations of the American Bankruptcy Institute Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11, we explore the Commission’s recommendations on executory contracts and leases – discussed in section V.A.  The Commissioners were of the consensus that section […]

Reflecting the inherent tension between debtors and creditors that the ABI Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11 tried valiantly to balance in its Final Report and Recommendations, the Weil Bankruptcy Blog’s final matchup is rather appropriately being played between two proposals that sit on either side of the divide.  So which will it […]

NORTH OF THE BORDER UPDATE This article has been contributed by Martin Desrosiers and Julien Morissette, partner and associate respectively, in the Insolvency & Restructuring Group of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. The Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act permits creditors to file an application in bankruptcy against a debtor if certain conditions are met. While these […]

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 […]