The Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis is organising a seminar by Richard Levin. He will give a seminar at 5.30pm on Monday 12th June at Imperial College Business School in the lower ground LGS lecture theatre, followed by a drinks reception.
The Seminar title and summary are below along with Richard Levin’s biography.
“Chapter 11 Financial Practice: A Historical Perspective”
The origins of American corporate reorganization principles and practices in the 19th Century railroad reorganizations, their effect on today’s chapter 11 practice, and the forces at work among financial creditors’ positioning themselves for maximum recoveries.
Richard Levin practices law in New York as a partner and Co-chair of the Restructuring and Bankruptcy Department of Jenner & Block LLP. As a staff member of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, he was an author of the 1978 U.S. Bankruptcy Code, and he has remained active in legislative and policy matters since beginning his insolvency, bankruptcy, and creditors’ rights law practice in 1978. He has been a Lecturer in Law at Harvard Law School, a faculty member at the Federal Judicial Center, and a consultant to the World Bank and the Bank of Brazil on Brazil’s reorganization statute, and is currently the Co-Editor in Chief of Collier on Bankruptcy, the leading treatise in the U.S. on bankruptcy law.