Silicon Valley Business School

Bankruptcy: Corporate Insolvency ~ Chapter 11 Reorganization
Free Extracts from the Bankruptcy & Cash Crisis Management Course
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  • Video ~ Introduction to Chapter 11
Video explains Chapter 11 "Plan of Reorganization".

The chapter of the Bankruptcy Code providing for reorganization, usually involving a corporation or partnership.

  • Video ~ Chapter 11: Bankruptcy Restructuring
This video provides an introduction to Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcy, explains the relationship between assets, liabilities (debts) and equity and the process of putting a debtor in possession in a Chapter 11 reorganization.

Chapter 11, code 11 U.S. Code ยง 341 requires a meeting of the creditors within a reasonable time.

The initial bidder with whom the debtor negotiates a purchase agreement is called the "stalking horse" bidder. To encourage the first bidder to present an offer, break-up fees and other incentives are offered, subject to approval by the bankruptcy court.

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