Trading Distressed Debt Claims? The Bankruptcy Court May Be Watching

Martinez, Matthew
March 1999
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;03/29/99, Vol. 12 Issue 13, p6
Unveils the views of Martin Bienenstock, of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, on trading in distressed debt claims. Issues on buying a blocking position; Overview of a 1990 case involving Japonica Partners L.P. and Allegheny International Inc.; How claims trading by insiders may violate their fiduciary responsibilites to the debtor.


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