Public Pensions Spared from Cuts in Puerto Rico’s Restructuring
The Title III case of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico has been much discussed in restructuring circles since the Financial Oversight and Management Board (FOMB) of Puerto Rico commenced the case approximately five years ago, on May 3, 2017. While many mainland discussions have centered on the...
Leader Board: Jeffrey C. Hampton
A company has continuing economic decline. Management makes poor decisions. Too much debt is issued, and new debt is used to fund annual budgets. A weather event damages critical assets. Tax advantages enjoyed for many years start to expire. Healthcare costs continue to grow and take a larger share...
As Global Crisis Unfolds, TMA Membership Is a Necessity
This issue of the JCR focuses on the restructuring of Puerto Rico. Like the island’s history, the restructuring efforts involving this commonwealth were, in a word, “complicated.” Puerto Rico has a long, rich, and proud history and cultural identity. Before Christopher Columbus set foot on the...
Pressures Continue to Grow in the Ag, Logistics Industries
A few years ago, a prominent Puerto Rican lawyer was musing over who was responsible for Puerto Rico’s financial woes. “It was no one’s fault, but everyone’s to blame,” he remarked. The comment is simple yet powerful, as it captures Puerto Rico’s complex finances, tenuous political standing, and...
2021 TMA Distressed Investing Conference

From the 2021 TMA Distressed Investing Conference

In this session, our experts explore the impact of global, political, and economic events as well as the impact of international developments in key regions on the distressed investing and restructuring industry. Don’t miss a lively...

2022 TMA Distressed Investing Conference

From the 2022 TMA Distressed Investing Conference

What in the world is going on with the global supply chain? This panel will discuss the impact of current supply chain issues, what is happening at the ports, where to look for opportunities, and when the crisis may end.

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2022 TMA Distressed Investing Conference

From the 2022 TMA Distressed Investing Conference

Vikram Mansharamani is a global trend-watcher who shows people how to anticipate the future, manage risk, and spot opportunities.

Vikram has been a...

The 2021 TMA Annual

From The 2021 TMA Annual

A chain is only as strong as its weakest link—explore what’s happening with the supply chain that is currently affecting both consumer goods and industrial production. What are companies doing to mitigate these issues? This session will assess the geography of...

A View from the North: Canada’s Experience with Legalised Cannabis
Canada is the first G7 nation to federally legalise the use of cannabis for both medical and recreational use, and can be considered the world leader in a global trend of deregulation. Starting in 2001, authorized medical patients were legally able to access cannabis through the Medical Marijuana...
JCR Guest Editor
I sit writing this column at a desk looking out over the sea in Port Erin, Isle of Man. After 15 months of restrictions, I am once more finally at my mother’s home and, as the place I grew up, in my “hometown.” If all goes well, day-to-day life on the Isle of Man is a foretaste of what should very...