What to Expect and Do When Your Customer Becomes Insolvent
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Sometimes it begins when a client, tenant, or customer starts to slow-pay, with the result that your accounts receivable start to accrue gradually. Other times the issue presents itself more suddenly. Either way, you find your company owed a great deal of money that looks like it may not be collected because your client/tenant/customer has filed bankruptcy, as commenced an assignment for the benefit of creditors, has been put into receivership, or is otherwise just plain insolvent. What do you do? What should you not do? This webinar’s topics include the pros and cons of putting a counterparty into involuntary bankruptcy; when and how you may be able to pursue third parties (like guarantors, directors, or officers) for the amount owed; risks related to preference attack; pros and cons of sitting on a “creditor’s committee” in a Chapter 11; how to negotiate for “critical vendor” protection in Chapter 11; and practical guidance for continuing to provide goods or services to an insolvent counterparty.
Principal Audience: Attorneys and Advisors, Business Owners and Executives
Partner: ChamberWise, West LegalEdcenter
Meet the Panel:
Hamid Rafatjoo focuses his bankruptcy practice at Venable on insolvency and ...
Jonathan Friedland, a senior partner with Sugar Felsenthal Grais & ...