An Oct. 17 Surprise For Distressed Players

McDermott, Judy
October 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;10/10/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 38, p11
Trade Publication
Considers the potential impact of the Bankruptcy Reform Act on bankrupt companies and their lenders in the United States. Provisions of the Act; Qualifying requirements for administrative claims under the legislation; Effect of the legislation on the price of distressed bonds; Aspects of the regulation favored by investors.


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