Doug Gooding and John Ventola on the Debate over Chapter 11 Magnet Jurisdictions

Bankruptcy Law360

 | September 19, 2011

 | Doug Gooding and John Ventola

View “Debating Bankruptcy Venue Reform”


Doug Gooding and John Ventola wrote “Debating Bankruptcy Venue Reform” in Bankruptcy Law360, where they discuss recent developments in the debate over Chapter 11 magnet jurisdictions, in connection with a recently proposed bill that would require companies to file for bankruptcy in the location of their principal business or assets.  This would limit corporations’ abilities to target the forum of their choice by filing for bankruptcy in their state of incorporation or ‘bootstrapping’ into the jurisdiction of a remote affiliate.



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