A Tale of 4 Cities: How Different Jurisdictions Recently Address Third-Party Releases

Intro The ability of a chapter 11 going-concern debtor to be discharged from its prepetition liabilities is common place and not controversial.  11 U.S.C.  § 1141(d).  However, the ability of a debtor to release third-party non-debtors from their own liabilities has sparked much debate, because, among other things, the Bankruptcy Code does not clearly or […]

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