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Smith and Lluberas to Present with Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Judge at Mecklenburg County Bar seminar

March 2019

On April 26, MVA Bankruptcy & Restructuring Member and Team Leader Zachary Smith, and Bankruptcy & Restructuring Member Luis Lluberas, will present at the “Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy Proceedings and Legal Landscape” seminar hosted by the Mecklenburg County Bar.  Smith, Lluberas, and special guest, the Honorable Brian K. Tester of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Puerto Rico, will provide an overview of Puerto Rico’s historic bankruptcy proceedings, including key provisions of the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA), the major players involved in the PROMESA proceedings and significant legal issues and court decisions to date.  The panel will also touch upon the use of chapter 11 in Puerto Rico as a tool for the restructuring or liquidation of complex businesses.