TMA Town Hall for November 19, 2020

Real Problems in Real Estate, Troubled Hospitality & Retail Assets, sponsored by Ten-X Commercial

In this special, interactive TMA Town Hall, experts address distressed real estate assets, particularly in the hospitality and retail space.

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Leader Board: Jeffrey C. Hampton
One of my favorite pastimes at the end of the year is perusing retrospective reviews of noteworthy and historical events from the prior 12 months. Even back when I was in elementary school, I loved to review the various Top 10 lists on television and radio (the internet was not quite a thing yet)...
Pressures Continue to Grow in the Ag, Logistics Industries
Since the enactment of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in 1978, there have been myriad economic cycles that have necessitated modifications in the way lending and restructuring communities operate, but nothing like the changes required by the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. This month’s JCR touches on...
Cover Image : Employee Culture
Peter Drucker famously stated, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Strategies are like sand slipping between a CEO’s fingers in the economic roller coaster of 2020, where a pandemic, massive government stimulus, upheaval of work and home life, and restrictions on travel have changed how business...
Cover Image: Views from the Bankruptcy Bench
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about dramatic economic and social change in the world, most particularly in human behavior, due largely to concerns about the threat to human health. The restructuring community has been no less affected, and U.S. Bankruptcy Courts have not escaped the wave of...
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Rent has presented a complicated puzzle during the pandemic for numerous landlords and tenants, and the solutions—inside and outside of Chapter 11—have been unconventional. As foot traffic evaporated due to restrictions prompted by health and safety regulations, and revenue fell precipitously as...
Cover Image Lenders Are Writing Their Pandemic Playbook in Real Time
While dealing with the personal and medical issues associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, few fully appreciated the global economic impact the health crisis would cause or what the “quick” solution would be to put the world economy back on sound footing. While the medical community dealt with the...
The 2020 Pandemic: A Corporate Life Cycle Accelerant
The road paved by COVID-19 appears to be a long and winding one for turnaround professionals. Unlike other recessions, where life eventually returns to the way things used to be, the pandemic recession will lead to significant changes in individual and societal behavior that remain long after it’s...
TMA Town Hall for October 14, 2020

Subchapter V, The Newest Tool to Help Small Businesses

Subchapter V trustees give an overview of eligibility for and key features of this new portion of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code designed to make Chapter 11 proceedings faster, cheaper, and easier for small businesses. With...

Subchapter V
Most middle market lenders probably paid little attention when the Small Business Reorganization Act (SBRA)—popularly known as Subchapter V, referring to the new Subchapter V of Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code—took effect in February 2020. Only businesses with combined secured and unsecured debts...