Advising the Financially Distressed Business in the Era of COVID-19

June 12, 2020
University of Illinois College of Law and The Jerome Mirza Foundation
Webinar

 1:00 - 2:00 PM CST

COVID-19 Legal Learning Series CLE

This course, featuring leading restructuring attorneys, will discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed how they work with financially distressed businesses and individuals. Topics will include (1) a data presentation about the extent of financial distress in the economy and how that distress is showing up in the bankruptcy system, (2) international adaptations to the financial crises and important legal changes for companies doing business in other countries, (3) how to most effectively use the new subchapter V of chapter 11 to help financially distressed smaller businesses, and (4) procedural adaptations in bankruptcy courts to address distancing restrictions necessitated by the pandemic.