Adapting to Changes in Bankruptcy Law is an authoritative, insider's perspective on understanding bankruptcy trends and challenges during the current volatile market. Featuring partners and directors from some of the nation s leading law and financial consulting firms, these experts guide the reader through changes to the Bankruptcy Code, influential case law, creditor strategies and rights, alternatives to bankruptcy, and methods for effective litigation. These authors also give tips on managing client misconceptions about bankruptcy, developing an effective reorganization plan, understanding industry-specific bankruptcy issues, and looking at bankruptcy in emerging and development markets. Finally, these leaders reveal their strategies for managing client expectations, staying abreast of new changes, and developing best practices. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today, as these experienced authors offer up their thoughts around the keys to success within this ever-changing field.
Inside the Minds provides readers with proven business intelligence from C-Level executives and lawyers (Chairman, CEO, CFO, CMO, Partner) from the world's most respected companies and firms nationwide. Each chapter is comparable to an essay/thought leadership piece and is a future-oriented look at where an industry, profession, or topic is heading and the most important issues for the future. Each author has been selected based upon their experience and C-level standing within the professional community.
1. Edward H. Tillinghast III, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP - "Insolvency Solutions in Emerging and Developing Markets"
2. Keith Aurzada, Partner, Bryan Cave LLP - "Considering Alternatives to Bankruptcy in Today s Economic Climate"
3. Lawrence C. Gottlieb, Chair, Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice, Cooley Godward Kronish - "Fundamental Strategies and Struggles for Retail Bankruptcy in Today s Marketplace"
4. David Seror, Partner, Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP - "Valuing Exemptions: Debtors Myth or Marketplace Reality"
5. Mary Jo Heston, Shareholder, Lane Powell PC - "Alternatives to Bankruptcy: Receiverships, Assignments for Benefit of Creditors, and Informal Workout Arrangements"
6. Jonathan L. Flaxer, Partner, Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe LLP, "Evolving Bankruptcy Law and Methods for Effective Litigation"
7. K. Scott Van Meter and Douglas J. Brickley, Managing Directors, LECG LLC - "The Impact of Evolving Bankruptcy Law on Strategy and Practice"
Appendix A: Sample Oath of Receiver
Appendix B: Sample Order Appointing Receiver
Appendix C: Sample Motion for Appointment of Receiver
Appendix D: Sample Complaint for Damages and Appointment of Receiver
Appendix E: Sample Assignment for Benefit of Creditors Petition
Appendix F: Sample Forbearance Agreement
Appendix G: Sample Repossession Agreement
Appendix H: Sample Assignment of Security Interest