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Sales of a debtor’s assets, either pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code or through a confirmed chapter 11 plan of reorganization, have become increasingly common in recent years and are generally viewed as an...more
Unless creditors accept a debtor's plan of reorganization, bankruptcy law requires the plan to provide for the payment in full of creditors before owners of the debtor receive anything on account of their equity interest....more
Under the absolute-priority rule, unpaid creditors normally receive the equity in a reorganized business. If a plan of reorganization proposes a “new value” investment in exchange for equity, however, the rule does not...more
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