If you can recognize the warning signs of oncoming distress, you might be able to duck some of the damage. Pittsburgh-based associate Amy Kerlin shares ways to recognize such warning signs and what do to about them. Amy’s focus on clear and consistent communication brings a fresh look on what can be a difficult topic.
Asset sales under Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code are a restructuring tool that can benefit buyers, as well as sellers and their creditors. Michael Venditto, a member of Reed Smith’s Restructuring and Insolvency team, joins Getzler Henrich & Associates Managing Director Mark Podgainy to explain the risks, benefits and opportunities of the sale process in Chapter 11 cases.
Members of Reed Smith’s international restructuring practice – Volker Kammel in Frankfurt, Patrick Schumann in London, and Michael Venditto in New York – have a transatlantic conversation about restructuring options in Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States.
The restaurant and retail industries were among the hardest hit by lockdowns this past year, and some locations failed while others persevered. Peak Franchise Capital founder and Managing Partner Mike Elliott and Reed Smith partner Keith Aurzada describe how this important sector used ingenuity to make it through this difficult time, and how it looks going into the future.
What will it take for a full recovery of the hospitality sector – including restaurants, hotels, casinos, group travel and the cruise industry? Reed Smith Restructuring partner Michael Venditto and Ankura Managing Director Alex Sorokin discuss the state of the industry now and possible rebound scenarios in 2021.
Reed Smith restructuring partner Michael Venditto and Andrea Pincus, senior counsel at Santander Bank, discuss the business challenges faced by in-house counsel during the pandemic and the environment that lenders expect over the coming months.
Reed Smith restructuring partner Keith Aurzada joins Mark Shapiro and Frank Cottrell of B. Riley Financial to talk about their representation of Gold’s Gym and how they sold the retail concept in the middle of COVID-19. Our speakers also discuss receivership issues that apply in the current financial environment.
Restructuring partner Keith Aurzada is joined by Turnaround Professionals Director Sam Heigle (a former CEO of several companies) to discuss pre-bankruptcy issues and the dreaded preference. The episode covers unwinding deals made with creditors, as well as the 2020 amendment to the U.S. bankruptcy code.