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Business Bankruptcy: Financial Restructuring and Modern Commercial Markets, Second Edition

Adam J. Levitin

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  • ISBN: 9781454896067

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  • Description

    Business Bankruptcy: Financial Restructuring and Modern Commercial Markets provides students with a contemporary stand-alone business bankruptcy text. Designed to teach financial restructuring law in a realistic twenty-first century commercial context, the book uses problem sets to explore not only Chapter 7 and 11 bankruptcy, but also out-of-court restructuring, modern financial products and transactions, and advanced in-court restructuring topics.

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  • Additional Product Details

    Publication Date: 9/15/2018
    Copyright: 2019
    Pages: 980
    ISBNs:
    Hardcover: 9781454896067
    Ebook: 9781543802849

    Detailed Table of Contents (PDF Download)
    Preface
    Preface to the Second Edition

    Summary of Contents

    Contents
    Preface
    Acknowledgments

    PART I
    FINANCIAL RESTRUCTURING AND THE MODERN
    COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPE
    CHAPTER 1 Leverage, Liquidity, Restructuring
    CHAPTER 2 Priority I
    CHAPTER 3 Priority II
    CHAPTER 4 Equity and Bonds
    CHAPTER 5 Syndicated Loans
    CHAPTER 6 Securitization and Derivatives

    PART II
    FINANCIAL RESTRUCTURING OUTSIDE OF BANKRUPTCY
    CHAPTER 7 Obstacles to Out-of-Court Restructuring and Liquidation
    CHAPTER 8 Fraudulent Transfers
    CHAPTER 9 The Trust Indenture Act
    CHAPTER 10 Exchange Offers and Exit Consents
    CHAPTER 11 Restructuring Loan Syndications and Participations

    PART III
    RESTRUCTURING IN BANKRUPTCY
    CHAPTER 12 Bankruptcy in a Nutshell
    PART III.A
    COMMENCING A BANKRUPTCY
    CHAPTER 13 Filing for Bankruptcy
    CHAPTER 14 Property of the Estate
    CHAPTER 15 The Automatic Stay
    CHAPTER 16 Lifting the Automatic Stay
    CHAPTER 17 Valuation
    PART III.B
    OPERATING THE FIRM IN BANKRUPTCY
    CHAPTER 18 Governance in Bankruptcy I
    CHAPTER 19 Governance in Bankruptcy: Advanced Topics
    CHAPTER 20 First-Day Orders and Financing in Bankruptcy
    CHAPTER 21 Use and Sale of Estate Property
    CHAPTER 22 Free and Clear Sales & Successor Liability
    CHAPTER 23 Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases
    CHAPTER 24 Labor and Retiree Benefit Issues
    Part III.C
    Claims and Liquidation
    CHAPTER 25 Claims
    CHAPTER 26 Claim Allowance
    CHAPTER 27 Secured Status
    CHAPTER 28 Liquidation
    PART III.D
    RESHAPING THE BANKRUPTCY ESTATE
    CHAPTER 29 The Strong-Arm Power and Statutory Liens
    CHAPTER 30 Voidable Preferences and Setoff
    CHAPTER 31 Leveraged Buyouts and Fraudulent Transfers
    CHAPTER 32 Equitable Remedies
    PART III.E
    CHAPTER 11 RESTRUCTURING
    CHAPTER 33 Consensual Plan Confirmation
    CHAPTER 34 Plan Voting
    CHAPTER 35 Impairment and the Right to Vote
    CHAPTER 36 Solicitation of Votes and Prepackaged Plans
    CHAPTER 37 Cramdown Confirmation
    CHAPTER 38 The Absolute Priority Rule
    CHAPTER 39 The Limits of Absolute Priority
    CHAPTER 40 Sales Versus Plans
    CHAPTER 41 Claims Trading
    CHAPTER 42 Discharge and Post-Confirmation Matters
    CHAPTER 43 Contracting Around Bankruptcy
    CHAPTER 44 Conclusion

  • Author Information

    Adam J. Levitin

    Professor Levitin specializes in bankruptcy, commercial law, and financial regulation. His research focuses on consumer and housing finance, payments, and debt restructuring.

    Professor Levitin currently serves on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Consumer Advisory Board, and he has previously served as the Bruce W. Nichols Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, as the Robert Zinman Scholar in Residence at the American Bankruptcy Institute, and as Special Counsel to the Congressional Oversight Panel for the Troubled Asset Relief Program. Before joining the Georgetown faculty, Professor Levitin practiced in the Business Finance & Restructuring Department of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP and served as law clerk to the Honorable Jane R. Roth on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

    Professor Levitin holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School, an M.Phil and an A.M. from Columbia University, and an A.B. from Harvard College. His scholarship has won several awards, including the American Law Institute’s Young Scholar’s Medal.

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