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Restructurings: Extracting Value from a Distressed Enterprise 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9781855646933
ISBN: 1855646935
Published: June 1999
Publisher: Euromoney Institutional Investor
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The second edition of this guide explains how you can extract value from a distressed business. A valuable reference for all restructuring professionals in all jurisdictions, the book offers valuable analysis for creditors, investors and companies.

Examining different situations and contexts, it discusses the public policies to be served and the operation of the bankruptcy code - helping to make the outcome of restructuring more predictable.

Focusing on the most developed and sophisticated jurisdiction for restructuring - the United States - this book provides a unique operational template. Divided into four parts, ""Restructurings: Extracting Value from a Distressed Enterprise"" explains in detail the law, customs and techniques at the core of restructurings.

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Insolvency Law
Part 1 Out-of-court restructurings:
Out of court restructuring or Chapter 11: when and how to choose?
dealing with senior lenders
restructuring junior debt: dealing with junk bond and exit consents
utilizing structured financing techniques.
Part 2 Chapter 11 proceedings:
Chapter 11 of the bankruptcy code: a summary
the national bankruptcy review commission report: a summary
bankruptcy jurisdiction
the roles of creditors' and equity committees, the US trustee, professionals and mediators
financing a Chapter 11 case: debtor in possession financing
preferential and fraudulent transfers
purchases of financially troubled companies or their assets.
Part 3 Specialized restructurings:
pre-packaged Chapter 11 case considerations and techniques
transnational restructurings and insolvencies
mass tort Chapter 11 cases
special provisions relating to Chapter 11 airline cases.
Part 4 General considerations:
fiduciary duties of directors of financially troubled corporations
US securities laws implications of corporate restructurings
lender liability restructurings
trading in debt securities - bankruptcy and securities laws implications
real estate considerations
tax considerations
environmental considerations
collective bargaining agreements, employee benefits and executive compensation
US competition law considerations in corporate restructurings
treatment of intellectual property licences in bankruptcy
bankruptcy crimes.