Posts filed under “Bankruptcy Related Topics”

Bankruptcy questions that need not keep you awake at night any longer

Have you ever pondered these questions? -What is a Court of Bankruptcy? -How many U.S. bankruptcy laws have there been? -When was NCBJ f/k/a NARB really formed? -What was the term for which bankruptcy referees were appointed? -When did a bankruptcy referee become a bankruptcy judge? -When did the National Association of Referees in Bankruptcy […]

The correlation between Chapter 11 Filings and Economic Recessions in the United States

There have been economic recessions in the United States since 1980 during these periods: July 1981-Nov 1982 July 1990-Mar 1991 Mar 2001-Nov 2001 Dec 2007-June 2009 To determine whether there is a correlation between those four economic recessions and the number of Chapter 11 cases filed nationwide, I took into account two possible causes for […]

A Confluence of ABI, ABLJ, ACB, AIC, AIRA, CLLA, IWIRC, NAWJ, and NCBJ. Who are they?

 ABA, ABI, ABLJ, ACB, AIC, AIRA, CLLA, IWIRC, NAWJ, NCBJ A remarkable diversity of organizations in the bankruptcy and insolvency field participate in NCBJ’s Annual Conference, perhaps more than at any other single bankruptcy conference. It is a great place to network and meet colleagues and bankruptcy judges. In addition to NCBJ, organizations presenting educational […]

The Bankruptcy Code Turns Forty – Happy Birthday

The Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978, which adopted the Bankruptcy Code, went into effect on October 1, 1979. By my count, the Bankruptcy Code turns 40 on October 1, 2019. So October is the Bankruptcy Code’s birthday month. What is more patriotic than celebrating the birth of the Bankruptcy Code? And what place is better […]