What is the Relevant Alternative and why is it important?
The Relevant Alternative is the most likely outcome were a Restructuring Plan to fail. Dissenting creditors may seek to challenge the Relevant Alternative given its importance.
What is the Relevant Alternative?
In a Restructuring Plan, consideration must be given to the Relevant Alternative, which is whatever the court considers would be most likely to occur in relation to the company if the compromise or arrangement were not sanctioned. The Restructuring Plan’s Relevant Alternative is conceptually similar to the comparator in a Scheme of Arrangement (“Scheme”).
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