Bankruptcy Filings Down in 1H 2021 after a Pandemic-Driven Spike in 2020
Large corporate bankruptcy filings reached near-record highs in 2020, but returned to lower levels in the first half of 2021 as the economic recovery took hold.
Cornerstone Research Experts in Focus: Jules van Binsbergen
Jennifer Juergens interviews Jules van Binsbergen, Professor of Finance at the Wharton School. Professor van Binsbergen discusses his research on active versus passive mutual fund management.
Cornerstone Research Experts in Focus: Mark Garmaise
Nick Yavorsky interviews Mark Garmaise, Professor of Finance at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Professor Garmaise discusses his research on commercial real estate markets, entrepreneurial finance, and consumer finance.
Accounting Rules May Spark Next Wave Of Bankruptcy Suits
The authors discuss how certain accounting and auditing standards implemented after the Financial Crisis could affect the next wave of trustee and receiver litigation.
The Potential Impact of COVID-19-Induced Volatility on Business Valuation in M&A and Bankruptcy Litigation
The authors assess the impact of COVID-19-induced volatility on company valuations in this Law360 article.
Accounting for the Effect of Disclosures on Peer Stock Price
The authors discuss the application of the event study methodology when company disclosures affect their peers’ stock prices.
Financial Strategies for Oil and Gas Cos. During the Slump
The authors discuss how the oil price decline due to COVID-19 could lead to changes in the oil and gas industry in this Law360 article.
Frederick Hsu Living Trust v. ODN Holding Corp. et al.
The Delaware Court of Chancery found in favor of our client, a private equity firm, after a ten-day trial.
Mooney et al. v. Diversified Business Communications et al.
The Superior Court of Massachusetts ruled in favor of the majority shareholder, finding the opposing damages expert’s assumptions “not to be true.”
Regulatory Investigation Pertaining to Losses Incurred by a Hedge Fund
Cornerstone Research assisted with a regulatory investigation following the closure of a global macro hedge fund.
Valuation of Odd-Lot Holdings of Securities by ETFs
The SEC did not pursue its investigation into the ETFs’ valuation of certain odd-lot holdings.
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