Robert Stark of Brown Rudnick Discusses Contested Valuation in Corporate Bankruptcy

On this edition, Robert J. Stark, partner in Brown Rudnick LLP's Bankruptcy and Corporate and Restructuring Group and lead editor of the new Contested Valuation in Corporate Bankruptcy: A Collier Monograph published by LexisNexis Matthew Bender, talks about the book's scope, its uniqueness, its...

Reduction of European Plant Overcapacity and its Impact on the Health of the Automotive Supply Chain

Not only is the integrity and viability of Eurozone threatened by the lack of a fiscal union and other pressures, but the European automotive industry is also facing years of stagnation and weakness caused by the economic downturn there. In October, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association...

Chief Judge Easterbrook Writes That Free Market Competition Trumps Equity's Attempted Free Lunch Under the New Value Exception to the Absolute Priority Rule

A 7 th Circuit opinion authored by Chief Judge Easterbrook last week had me again looking across the street at 203 North LaSalle and wondering whether the US Supreme Court will ever finally decide whether there is a "new value" exception to the absolute priority rule (which requires that...