Privacy Mandates Threaten to Upend the $249 Billion Digital Advertising Market
Over the last decade, digital has become the dominant channel in advertising due to its combination of extensive reach and strong, measurable ROI performance. Digital’s primary competitive advantage over traditional forms of advertising, such as linear TV, radio, print, and out-of-home, is the...
Intellectual Property Considerations for Buyers in Bankruptcy Sales
Familiarity with sales of a debtor’s assets during a bankruptcy case is much more pervasive than in years past. Such sales, known as 363 sales and named for a section of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, generally allow a debtor to sell its assets free and clear of liens, claims, and encumbrances, and give...
The Treatment of Cryptocurrency Assets  in Bankruptcy
The continuing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine, worsening inflation, and fears of a recession have roiled the world economy this year. The cryptocurrency market has not been immune to these forces and has experienced significant liquidity events, accelerating an industrywide...
Leader Board: Jeffrey C. Hampton
As we wave goodbye to summer and transition into our respective fall schedules, I hope you enjoyed some well-deserved rest and relaxation this summer. I am certain that even a short pause in the busy schedule of a restructuring, corporate renewal, or insolvency industry professional was a welcome...
From Crisis to Clarity
As we round the home stretch of a glorious summer in TMA Nation, all eyes turn to fall and a TMA Annual to be held in Boston, November 1-4, that will dazzle and delight. Our theme this year, “It Starts with One Connection,” highlights the beginning of a journey that speaks to what it means to be a...
Pressures Continue to Grow in the Ag, Logistics Industries
New technologies have the potential to create new industries and reshape existing ones. This month’s issue of the Journal of Corporate Renewal looks at the challenges new technologies bring and how they can shape the restructuring industry, and vice versa. As one example, from the popularization of...
Insurance Neutrality in Mass Tort Bankruptcy Cases
In bankruptcy law, insurance neutrality is closely related to the issue of standing. A bankruptcy plan of reorganization is insurance neutral if it does not increase an insurer’s “pre-petition obligations nor impair their pre-petition contractual rights under the subject insurance policies.” In re...

Join the team of professionals who helped save the largest privately owned coal company in the U.S., Murray Energy Holdings Co. In one of the most complex cases of 2020, Murray shed much of its $2.7 billion in funded debt and ~$8 billion in actual or potential legacy liabilities, providing its...

Join retail experts Ian Fredericks and Brad Friedman for an update on the current state of retail, including trends, observations, and predictions. How will the pandemic’s effects on demand for goods and services materialize in 2022? Join us to ask questions and hear answers from experienced...

Puerto Rico Plans for Power Grid Transformation During PREPA Restructuring
The ongoing restructuring of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) is one of the largest ever in the electrical power generation industry within the jurisdiction of the United States. The goal is to transform the utility from a bankrupt, mismanaged public corporation into a privately...