Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Here’s what you need to know about Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Chapter 11 bankruptcy is for businesses to get their debts reorganized and also gain enough financial stability so as to avoid any liquidation of their business assets. Though there could be scenarios in which we encounter individuals who qualify for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, this filing mostly involves the businesses. The features of Chapter 11 bankruptcy are as below: Chapter 11 bankruptcy allows the regular operation of the business that is undergoing the crisis and still works on ways towards repaying the creditors in the business This type of filing can be voluntarily initiated by the debtor. In a [...]

2019-06-20T11:19:34+00:00

The Decline in Chapter 11 Filings

There is certainly a vivid decline in the rate of filed bankruptcies for business across the entire United States. Bankruptcies are commonly filed by only small businesses that have annual revenue of 2.5 million or less. These small business organizations generally approach the courts for their tougher conditions towards the business operations. Only a few states such as Illinois witnessed Chapter 11 filings demonstrating a gain in 2014. The increase was close to 6 percent at the end of the first quarter of 2014. This increase has been majorly contributed by large casinos in Illinois such as Harrahs, [...]

2019-06-19T05:08:47+00:00

Bankruptcy Trustee’s Role in Chapter 11 Filing

Almost all bankruptcy filings get a trustee assigned to their case by the court. Chapter 11 is no different in this regard and the role of the bankruptcy trustee in the Chapter 11 scenario is as follows: The U.S Trustee assigned by the court for Chapter 11 bankruptcy will oversee the entire case as it progresses and also review how the case is being administered The Trustee will also be responsible for monitoring the debtor under purview, while his business continues to operate normally The Trustee will be responsible for collecting the fee from the debtor. This is [...]

2019-06-14T08:29:42+00:00

Your reorganization plan after Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Chapter 11 bankruptcy, also known as reorganization bankruptcy, is exclusive for corporations, partnerships and individuals to work on their reorganization strategy in the midst of financial struggles. They work on reorganizing their finances and restructuring of their debts. Since this bankruptcy has no debt ceiling (different from Chapter 13 bankruptcy), it is much preferred by small and large businesses for the restructuring of their open debts. […]

2019-05-06T10:06:24+00:00

All You Wanted to Know About Bankruptcy Basis Process

The Bankruptcy Code is a uniform federal law which is used to govern all bankruptcy-related cases. According to U.S. Constitution Article I, Section 8, Congress is authorized to enact “uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies”. The “Bankruptcy Code” (title 11 of United States Code) was thus enacted by the Congress in 1978 and has undergone several amendments since then. The bankruptcy process proceedings are governed by the Bankruptcy Rules (Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure) and local rules of each bankruptcy court. As per bankruptcy rules, a certain set of official forms are to be used in bankruptcy [...]

2019-05-06T10:15:15+00:00