Chapter 15 for Foreign Debtors

Chapter 15 for Foreign Debtors

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Chapter 15 for Foreign Debtors covers all aspects of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency as well as chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code, and provides details about the Foreign Representative, avoidance actions, creditor protections, concurrent proceedings, comity and much more.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940157940430
Publisher: American Bankruptcy Institute
Publication date: 01/29/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

R. Craig Martin is a partner with DLA Piper in Wilmington, Del., and has represented numerous parties in a variety of cases, but his work frequently focuses on cross-border situations. He has acted as counsel in cases in Canada, Germany, Ireland, Hong Kong, Spain, Bermuda, the Dominican Republic, Africa, the U.K. and Argentina. Mr. Martin is an ABI member and chairs INSOL International’s Younger Members Committee and the Delaware Veterans Law Committee. He received his B.A. from Texas Christian University, his M.Sc. from the University of Edinburgh, and his J.D. cum laude from the University of Houston Law Center.

Cullen Drescher Speckhart is an attorney with Wolcott Rivers Gates in Virginia Beach, Va., where she represents creditors, trustees, and other interested parties in bankruptcy proceedings and insolvency-related commercial litigation and distressed-debt transactions. She also represents foreign representatives and parties in cross-border insolvency proceedings, including chapter 15 cases. Ms. Speckhart has served as acting Education Director for ABI’s International Committee and as President-Elect of the Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association. She is recognized as a “Rising Star” in Virginia Super Lawyers, and joined the faculty of William & Mary School of Law, where she teaches on the topics of creditors’ rights and bankruptcy. Ms. Speckhart received her B.A. in politics and economics from Georgetown University and her J.D. from the College of William & Mary Law School, during which time she received the Thatcher Award for Excellence in Graduate and Professional Scholarship and won First Prize in ABI’s inaugural Law Student Writing Competition.

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