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About Timothy C. Bennett

Timothy C. Bennett

Timothy C. Bennett joined Fulcrum in 2017 after nearly fourteen years of law firm experience. Most recently, he was senior counsel with Seyfarth Shaw and the leader of that firm’s Global Distressed, Illiquid and Special Situations Trading practice. Prior to that role, he was an associate in the New York office of the global law firm Clifford Chance. His representative transactions included the acquisition and sale (including by way of auction) of bankruptcy claims, distressed notes, terminated derivative contracts, loan portfolios, shares of restricted stock, interests in liquidating funds, settlements, litigation claims and trades for bank debt of domestic and foreign borrowers under both LSTA and LMA documentation. He regularly analyzed credit agreements, indentures and related documentation, bankruptcy case filings, ISDA agreements, and corporate filings - all in furtherance of advising clients in the development and implementation of their trading and investment strategies.

Additionally, Mr. Bennett has broad experience in general corporate, finance and bankruptcy law matters. Mr. Bennett received his JD and MBA (Finance) from Seton Hall University and his BA (History) from The College of the Holy Cross, and is admitted in New York and Massachusetts.


Articles by Timothy C. Bennett

Documenting a Claims Trade

An Introduction to Bankruptcy Claims Trading Part 2: Documenting the Sale of a Claim

Trade Confirmations, Sale Agreements and the Provisions You Need to Know to Document a Claims Trade In our previous article, Introduction to Bankruptcy Claims Trading, we discussed the claims trading marketplace, focusing on its characteristics, the motivations for its participants, some basics of documentation, key business and legal structuring considerations, as well as risks borne […]


Bankruptcy claims trading

An Introduction to Bankruptcy Claims Trading

A Primer on the Bankruptcy Claims Marketplace Upon the filing of a bankruptcy petition by a debtor in a U.S. chapter 11 proceeding, any attempts to collect debt by a creditor are halted. As a result, creditors face the daunting prospects of either waiting out the debtor’s bankruptcy case—not knowing when, how much, or even […]


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