Carren B. Shulman


Articles:

  • Thursday, September 8, 2016
    As we enter 2017, there are contrary predictions on expectations for the hospitality industry. Expectations remain high for hotel performance generally[1].  Yet, questions remain about the potential substantial default rate on over $100 billion in loan maturities, particularly for securitized commercial mortgages, still a popular vehicle for hotel...
  • Sunday, February 22, 2015
    Despite the tremendous growth and development of oil and gas resources in recent years, the industry is expected to be a boon for bankruptcy lawyers. This article explores how the current low price environment hurts developers and their lenders, whose past investment premises included a sustained high price environment, and provides some insight into what...
  • Monday, April 23, 2012
    Claim estimation is another weapon in the arsenal of a debtor seeking to push its agenda or plan through the bankruptcy court. While not new, post-Stern v. Marshall, estimation may allow a bankruptcy court effectively to adjudicate claims over which it has no jurisdiction. Creditors (particularly those with large unliquidated or contested claims) should...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Knowing how U.S. bankruptcy courts will treat creditors in bankruptcies of cross-border companies should be key to defining the business relationship at the time of entry into a license agreement or contract, well before a bankruptcy ensues. Therefore, licensees should watch closely the outcome of the remanded proceeding on the appeal by Micron Technology...