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Contents

Corporate Bankruptcy and Financial Reorganization

Summary of Contents

Preface

PART 1:  DEBT & INVESTOR CONFLICT
Chapter 1: The Theory of a Federal Law of Corporate Reorganization
Chapter 2: Bonds, Present Value, and Expected Value
Chapter 3: Reorganization without Bankruptcy? Workouts and Holdouts
Chapter 4: Why Borrow at All?
Chapter 5: Secured Debt
Chapter 6: Senior Debt & Subordinated Debt

PART II:  PLAN CONFIRMATION
Chapter 7: Absolute Priority and Company Valuation
Chapter 8: Class Voting Under the Bankruptcy Code
Chapter 9: Cramming Down Junior Claimants
Chapter 10: Cramming Down Secured Creditors
Chapter 11: Unfair Discrimination & Reinstatement
Chapter 12: Post-Petition Interest in Chapter 11

PART III:  RUNNING THE DEBTOR
Chapter 13: Operating and Financing the Debtor in Possession
Chapter 14: Supplying the Debtor in Possession
Chapter 15: Unions and Chapter 11

PART IV:  RE-ORDERING CLAIMS
Chapter 16: Fraudulent-Transfer Disputes in Chapter 11
Chapter 17: Leveraged Buyouts
Chapter 18: Voidable Preferences
Chapter 19: Equitable Subordination & Recharacterization of Debt
Chapter 20: Consolidation and Securitization

PART V:  REORG ALTERNATIVES
Chapter 21: Advanced Workout Topics
Chapter 22: Going-Concern Sales Under Section 363: Judicial Resistance
Chapter 23: Going-Concern Sales Under Section 363: The New Paradigm
Chapter 24: Going-Concern Sales Under Section 363: Managerial Incentives

PART VI:  SYSTEMIC RISK & BANKRUPTCY
Chapter 25: Distressed Financial Firms
Chapter 26: Financial Contracts

Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
Index