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Do Defaults Matter in the Era of COVID-19?

The State of Creditor Rights in Unprecedented Times


Date: April 3, 2020

Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM (EST)

Location: View Webinar Recording

Global market disruptions and emergency social distancing measures resulting from the emergence of COVID-19 have affected all aspects of the economy, with retail, hospitality, automotive, restaurants, and transportation hit particularly hard. While it is too soon to assess the ultimate impact on the economy, business owners and their management/boards are facing immediate challenges to keep their own businesses afloat, while creditors face unprecedented challenges in exercising rights and remedies.

This webinar will consider the initial impact of COVID-19 and the governmental response on traditional creditor rights and offer practical considerations to navigate the shifting financial and legal landscape presented in these challenging times.

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Joseph R. Dunn is a Mintz attorney with a litigation and restructuring practice. Joe has experience with complex creditor rights litigation, bankruptcy and corporate reorganization, and transactional work outside of insolvency. He counsels institutional investors, hedge funds, and other creditors.
Abigail O'Brient is a Mintz Member whose practice focuses on corporate reorganization and bankruptcy law. Abby represents Chapter 11 debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, indenture trustees, purchasers of distressed assets, Chapter 7 trustees, and defendants in bankruptcy litigation.