Shocking Business Bankruptcy Law
131 Yale Law Journal Forum 409 (2021)
19 Pages Posted: 4 Nov 2021 Last revised: 15 Nov 2021
Date Written: October 27, 2021
The intersection of major crises and financial distress generates no shortage of stock stories. This Essay offers one more: how shocks can be used opportunistically in big Chapter 11 cases to unravel bankruptcy law, and to shift the system further away from the objective of responding to over-indebtedness.
Keywords: Bankruptcy, chapter 11, opioid crisis, non-debtor releases, COVID-19, global financial crisis
JEL Classification: K39, G33, G34
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