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In this Article, we use hand-collected data to shed light on a troubling innovation in bankruptcy practice. We show that distressed companies, especially those controlled by private-equity sponsors, often now prepare for a Chapter 11 filing by appointing bankruptcy experts to their boards of directors and giving them the board’s power to make key bankruptcy decisions.

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ISDA, LMA and LSTA Talk Hedging SOFR

By Tess Virmani. On October 12th ISDA hosted a webinar together with the LSTA, LMA and Linklaters covering the RFR-related provisions in ISDA’s documentation.

LIBOR Transition: The OCC Speaks

By Meredith Coffey. Both the SEC (though Gary Gensler’s pronouncements) and the Federal Reserve (through Randal Quarles’s speeches) have made their positions clear on LIBOR…

Another Threat to LIBOR: Part II

LSTA GC Elliot Ganz explains the LSTA’s participation in an amicus brief supporting the dismissal of a lawsuit questioning the legality of LIBOR (and, by…