Practical Advice for Directors and Officers Leading Distressed Enterprises

Be Prepared.

Take Action Early.

More than 20 chapters from 90 expert contributors at leading financial advisory, legal, investment banking, strategic communications, insurance and executive staffing firms come together to help directors and officers at the earliest stages in the corporate demise curve.

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The book is an update to the first edition that was published over 10 years ago and covers topics such as liquidity management, executive compensation and incentive considerations, formation of the special committee, liability management, acceleration of the Chapter 11 process, distressed M&A transactions, strategic communications, options for multinationals and other relevant issues.

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In The News


The Role and Duty of the Board of Directors & Special Committee

If you are on the board of directors of a company facing restructuring, determining next steps in the process can be daunting. Who should be involved? What should the process look like? What is the ideal timing to bring on a special committee? In this webinar, our team of experts examine the correct process behind successful in-court and out-of-court restructurings.


Typical Restructuring Players & State of the Market

Do you have experience in restructuring transactions? It is no secret that restructuring transactions are complex, requiring a deep understanding of competing interests across many parties. Directors and officers new to tackling distress situations face a steep learning curve. In this webinar, we take a look at the key players and their various roles and responsibilities in a restructuring to flatten the learning curve faced by directors and officers.