2016 Bankruptcy and Restructuring Update

New York, NY

On March 29, 2016 the American Bankruptcy Institute, authors of the Bloomberg Law: Bankruptcy Treatise and other bankruptcy and restructuring experts came together for the 2016 Bankruptcy & Restructuring Update. This three panel seminar is designed to provide insights and guidance to bankruptcy and restructuring attorneys and professionals.  View video clips of key topics below as well as all three panels.


Panel 1: Boom Year for High-Yield Debt a Warning Signal

The U.S. high-yield bond market is flashing a new concerning signal, with the ratio of upgrades to downgrades at the worst imbalance since the height of the Great Recession. What does this mean for corporate defaults?

Continued Distress in Oil Sector Expected

Outlook for Chapter 11 Activity

Health Care, Medical Device Bankruptcies Continue

Puerto Rico’s Very Complex Politics

Shipping Industry Distress

Benefits/Ramifications of Low Oil Prices

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Panel 2: Where is the Work in 2016: Sector Focus on Bankruptcy and Restructuring

What sectors of the economy are seeing the most action in 2016? Experts assess the market, with a focus on retail, healthcare and energy. 

Energy Is Where the Action Is

Retail Industry Facing Distress

Health Care:  Hospital and Nursing Home Bankruptcies

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Panel 3: Chapter 11 Reform Recommendations: One Year Later

ABI's Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11 issued its comprehensive Report and Recommendations in December 2014. What has the response been? What's next in Congress? Are courts already adopting some recommendations as best practices? 

ABI Chapter 11 Commission Report

Bankruptcy Sales: Report’s Recommendations

LSTA Response to Commission Report

Sales Instead of Chapter 11 Plans

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For future CLE needs please consider Eye On Bankruptcy, a monthly web show put on by The American Bankruptcy Institute and Bloomberg Law showcasing a panel of industry experts to keep you up-to-date on changes in bankruptcy and restructuring; track recent filings, motions, and decisions; and recommend revisions to bankruptcy rules and forms.