Court Blocks Investor’s Use of ‘Golden Shares’ to Prevent Bankruptcy Filing
In football, proper blocking helps a team control the line of scrimmage. Because a bankruptcy filing can shift the power away from an investor to the financially distressed company, investors often have sought to “control the line of scrimmage” and block companies in which they have invested from...
What Restructuring Professionals Need to Know About the California Consumer Privacy Act
Every internet search, click, view, purchase, message, download, and delete creates a digital trail that companies can use to deduce individual consumers’ interests, habits, and preferences. This data forms the backbone of the information economy, facilitating targeted advertising and messaging on...
Protecting Exclusive Distribution Rights for Patented Products and Other Licensed IP
The ability of companies to continue as going concerns has become more challenging than ever. As companies pivot and move forward with product production and sales, they must consider not only their financial viability but the financial viability of their customers, suppliers, and licensors. For...
Harnessing Massive Data to Track  Money Movement,  Uncover Fraud
In white collar fraud and bankruptcy cases, attorneys, bankers, and forensic accountants identify bank and financial records, issue subpoenas, and pore over the data to trace financial transactions from their source to their destination. The central theme is, what happened to the money? Where did...
Information Security and Privacy Best Practices in the Age of Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed, perhaps permanently, how and where employees get their work done. A majority of the U.S. workforce is currently working remotely, and in the last several weeks corporate giants such as Google, Twitter, and Facebook have announced that some employees will be...
JCR Guest Editor
The world continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, and various industries are struggling to pivot or otherwise implement creative solutions to recover from its devastating impacts. In this landscape, restructuring professionals are likely quite busy and becoming even busier as certain...