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IS THE FISKER CREDIT BID RULING NEWS?

WHY? WHY NOT?

Tuesday April 29, 2014, 1:00pm ET  register blue

The Professionals:                                               

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Mark Thomas

Partner 
Proskaur Rose LLP

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William Baldiga

Partner 
Brown Rudnick LLP 

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Caroline Reckler

Partner 
Latham & Watkins LLP 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Please Contact:

Christopher Stuttard 

Beard Group 

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A BRAVE NEW WORLD?

Exploring Chapter 9 Debt Relief for Detroit and Other Municipalities    

The Professionals:                   

 

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Ted Gavin

Managing Director
Founding Partner
Gavin/Solmonese

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Kenneth Noble 

Partner
Katten Muchin Rosenman

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Patrick Mears
Partner
Barnes & Thornbug

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Program Summary:

Three industry experts will discuss the evolution of Chapter 9 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and how it pertains to the bankruptcy filing of the City of Detroit.
 

INTRODUCTION: 
CONSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK OF CHAPTER 9 AND SHORT HISTORY OF STATE AND MUNICIPAL DEBT DEFAULTS 

  • Constitutional Framework for Chapter 9
  • State and municipal debt crises in the 1800's
  • Federal Statutory Relief in the 1930's
  • History of Chapter 9 Filings Since the Great Depression
  • Relatively few Chapter 9 filings following World War II
  • New York City's fiscal crisis in 1970's resolved in absence of Chapter 9 relief 
  • Explosion of Chapter 9 filings during and after World Financial Crisis

GENERAL OVERVIEW OF CHAPTER 9  

  • Commencement of Chapter 9 Case 
  • Eligibility for filing petition
  • No involuntary petitions permitted
  • Good faith requirements
  • Operation of Municipal Business Without Court Oversight
  • Automatic Stay and Additional Stay Provisions
  • Claims and Their Priority
  • Avoidance Powers
  • Chapter 9 Debt Adjustment Plans 

CITY OF DETROIT CHAPTER 9 CASE AND GENERAL DISCUSSION OF THE PROPOSED CHAPTER 9 PLAN

  • Emergency Manager Appointed in March 2013
  • Negotiations by Emergency Manager with Creditor Groups
  • Chapter 9 Petition Filed on July 18, 2013 with State's Consent
  • Objections to Chapter 9 Petition and Bankruptcy Court's Decision Sustaining Petition 
  • DIP Financing
  • Other Disputes in Chapter 9 Case
  • Provisions of Proposed Chapter 9 Plan 

THE ROAD AHEAD FOR GOVERNMENTAL BANKRUPTCIES

  • Future of Municipal Bankruptcies Under Article 9
  • Insolvency Proceedings for States, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and Territories
  • Insolvency Proceedings for Nations   




  

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The Professionals:                   


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Honorable Kevin J. Carey 
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