Bankruptcy Practice

Bankruptcy Basics Under Brazilian Law

, New York Law Journal


In their Bankruptcy Practice column, John J. Rapisardi and Joseph Zujkowski write: In light of statistics pointing to an increase in the Brazilian corporate default rate over the next 12 to 18 months, and several pending high-profile Brazilian bankruptcy proceedings commenced in 2013 and 2014, we thought it would be helpful to provide an overview of the Brazilian bankruptcy system and highlight the key differences between the Brazilian system and the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

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