News & Analysis as of

Bankruptcy Constitutional Law Elections & Politics

Read Bankruptcy Law updates, alerts, news, and legal analysis from leading lawyers and law firms:

You Can Lead a Horse to Water, But You Can’t Call it an Airplane: Supreme Court Oral Arguments Suggest Puerto Rico’s Recovery Act...

A few thoughts on Tuesday’s oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in the litigation over whether Puerto Rico’s Public Corporations Debt Enforcement and Recovery Act, an insolvency statute for certain of its government...more

Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Shows Need for Amending Bankruptcy Law

by Bloomberg Law on

Oct. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Detroit's municipal bankruptcy is reason Congress should consider amending Chapter 9 governing municipal debt adjustment, as Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia and Bloomberg News bankruptcy columnist Bill...more

Harvey Miller: Detroit Will Be In Bankruptcy "For A Long Time"

by Bloomberg Law on

July 24 (Bloomberg Law) -- Harvey Miller, partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, tells Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia that Detroit's recently filed Chapter 9 bankruptcy case will not be an easy restructuring. In addition to the...more

The Good and Bad about Bankruptcy for States

Last year, 1.5 million Americans filed for bankruptcy. Some cities and counties had also done so. But what about states? Constitutionally, states cannot file for bankruptcy protection because they are independent sovereigns...more

4 Results
|
View per page
Page: of 1
Cybersecurity

Follow Bankruptcy Updates on:

"My best business intelligence,
in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:
Sign up using*

Already signed up? Log in here

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.
*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.