Polsinelli Indices
The Polsinelli | TrBk Distress Indices for the first quarter of 2016 showed a 30-point jump in the Healthcare Services Distress Index, pushing the measure to its highest level since the inception of the indices. For the first time since 2010, all three measures included in the Distress Indices...
After showing dramatic declines for the past four years, the Polsinelli|TrBK Chapter 11 Distress Research Index increased for three out of four quarters in 2015 and is at its highest point since June 2014. The index has been showing distress stabilizing at prerecession levels and now suggests that...
Once a distressed business and its advisors have concluded that an out-of-court restructuring will not satisfactorily resolve a debtor’s financial difficulties, the company frequently begins planning to seek relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The code provides debtors and creditors with a...
Payment of professionals in Chapter 11 is a complex process intended to ensure transparency and fairness. It can also be a maze filled with traps for the unwary. Professionals for the estate are required to have their engagement approved by the court at the beginning of the case and then to have...
Construction is a great business. Good contractors can build excellent companies and generate healthy profits. Construction is also a risky business. Almost half of all contractors in business today will be out of business five years from now. Contractors should develop a strong team of advisors to...