Chris Leon and Bill Sullivan Discuss “Doing Business with Financially Troubled Companies” in ACC Webinar
October 24, 2012
This program explained actions that need to be taken when a good relationship goes bad and bad relations get worse. Leon and Sullivan discussed the warning signs of a financially troubled company and explained required pre-bankruptcy actions and some basic bankruptcy ground rules that apply to companies.
Chris Leon is the leader of Womble Carlyle’s Capital Markets Team. He has nearly 30 years of experience providing counsel to public and private businesses in the financial services, manufacturing, retail sales, consumer products, and health care industries in connection with structuring, negotiating and documenting all aspects of acquisitions, divestitures, complex financings and third party credit arrangements, including multi-state, multi-lender, and multi-currency transactions.
Bill Sullivan’s practice consists largely of representing defendants and plaintiffs in litigation involving financial disputes; creditors in business bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings; and commercial mortgage backed securities (“CMBS”) trusts and their special servicers in connection with defaulted loans. His litigation experience includes mediations, arbitrations, jury and bench trials, and appellate work.
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