The Impending Collision Between DAOs and U.S. Bankruptcy Courts
The focal point of blockchain technology is the concept of decentralization—that is, no central authority exists with control and decision-making power. As blockchain technology has evolved, innovators have found creative uses of the technology to disrupt centralized structures, including the...
Soliciting and Tabulating Votes  on Chapter 11 Plans from Holders of Publicly Traded Securities
Today, nearly all securities around the world are held electronically at various clearinghouses, including The Depository Trust Company (DTC), Euroclear, and Clearstream International SA. Electronic holding facilitates efficient, immediate, cost-effective, and anonymous trading and contributes to...
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...
2022 TMA Distressed Investing Conference

From the 2022 TMA Distressed Investing Conference

We’ve asked the experts, “a bitcoin for your thoughts?” Find out everything you need to know about crypto and blockchain. Understand the current trends, risks, and opportunities in this space. Is bitcoin a viable investment in the long...

COVID-19 May Compel Reimagining the Turnaround Business Model
With each passing day, turnaround advisors, bankruptcy attorneys, and other supporting professionals answer the call as more and more businesses fight for their lives. Some of these businesses will implode from the pressures of the coronavirus crisis, while others will nimbly pivot and thrive with...