Most Recent Articles About Restructuring, Insolvency & Vulture Investing:

90 Second Lesson: Deciphering California Receiverships By The DailyDAC Editors • April 30, 2024
To understand California receiverships, it is best to look at the California Code of Civil Procedure to understand receiver appointment and powers.
The Fisker Case: My Credit Bid Capped at the Amount I Paid for the Debt? By Jonathan T. Brand • April 15, 2024
Secured creditors and buyers of distressed assets don’t have to worry about courts limiting their credit bids, but one Delaware case is cause for concern.
90 Second Lesson: Are Secured Creditors Better Off With a Federal Court Receivership or Bankruptcy? By The DailyDAC Editors • April 8, 2024
What benefits creditors more? When considering federal court receivership vs. bankruptcy, bankruptcy is often more predictable, but costly.
Bankruptcy Considerations in a Collections Action By Allyson V. Cofran • April 2, 2024
Creditors looking to pursue a collections action should understand how Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy processes can affect efforts to collect.
90 Second Lesson: I’ve Been Asked to Sign an Involuntary Bankruptcy Petition. Should I? By The DailyDAC Editors • March 25, 2024
Filing an involuntary bankruptcy petition is a powerful collection tool, but an involuntary petition can also come with fees and liability.
The Elegant Swan and Clumsy Duck: What is Recharacterization in Bankruptcy? By James T. Bentley and Kelly (Bucky) Knight • March 18, 2024
A court may recharacterize a creditor’s debt claim as an equity interest. This recharacterization often has a significant impact on creditor claims.
Determining the Collateral Value of a Secured Claim By The DailyDAC Editors • March 11, 2024
Knowing the collateral value of a secured claim is important. It will impact how the secured creditor is treated under the plan.
Finding Truth in a Debtor’s Balance Sheet: Analyzing Assets, Liabilities, and Equity By David Gottlieb and Michael Schwarzmann • March 4, 2024
Learn how to read a balance sheet, or more importantly, how to read between the lines of the balance sheet assets, liabilities, and equity.
90 Second Lesson: Is Bankruptcy Needed if Creditors Will Just Agree to Take Less? By The DailyDAC Editors • February 26, 2024
A composition agreement is an out of court agreement between the debtor and two or more creditors regarding payment arrangements on a debt.
Demystifying Administrative Expenses in Bankruptcy By Michael A. Brandess • February 19, 2024
Administrative expenses can qualify as priority claims for unsecured creditors. What are the 3 categories of expenses in chapter 11 bankruptcy cases?