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Reorganization of railroads under the Bankruptcy Act.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interstate Commerce

Reorganization of railroads under the Bankruptcy Act.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bankruptcy,
  • Bank failures -- Law and legislation,
  • Railroads

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesReorganization of railroads under bankruptcy act
    SeriesS.rp.1336
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination6 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16175293M


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Reorganization of railroads under the Bankruptcy Act. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interstate Commerce Download PDF EPUB FB2

Railroad Reorganization Under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code: Implications of a Filing by Amtrak Summary In Reorganization of railroads under the Bankruptcy Act. book, Congress enacted the Amtrak Reform and Accountability Act, the goal of which was to promote Amtrak’s self-sufficiency with respect to operating funds within five years.

The law has provisions directing Amtrak to make plans for its liquidation in the event that it does not reach the. CORPORATE REORGANIZATIONS UNDER CHAPTER X OF THE NATIONAL BANKRUPTCY ACT By GEORGE COCHRAN DouB* The Bankruptcy Act ofknown as the Chandler Act,' has made drastic changes in the procedure for the reorganization of industrial corporations.' The sec-tion of the Bankruptcy Act dealing with corporate reor.

RAILROAD REORGANIZATION UNDER SECTION 77 OF THE BANKRUPTCY ACT: NEW LEGIS-LATION SUGGESTED LOUIS B. WEHLEf I SCOPE AND PURPOSE OF INQUIRY A N estimate of Section 77 of the Bankruptcy Acte cannot be in one di-mension.

It is Reorganization of railroads under the Bankruptcy Act. book than a procedural statute, for under it old rights can be destroyed and new ones : Louis B. Wehle. Background A case filed under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code is frequently referred to as a "reorganization" bankruptcy.

An individual cannot file under chapter 11 or any other chapter if, during the preceding days, a prior bankruptcy petition was dismissed due to the debtor's willful failure to appear before the court or comply with orders of the court, or was voluntarily.

ForewordThe development of railway corporate structures, by J.W. Barriger, Reorganization of railroads under the Bankruptcy Act. book background and techniques of Reorganization of railroads under the Bankruptcy Act.

book and bankruptcy railroad reorganizations--a survey, by Warner FullerProgress and delay in railroad reorganization sinceby Florence de H.

DembitzThe relative treatment of securities in railroad reorganizations. BAKER V. GOLD SEAL LIQUORS, INC.: RAILROAD-REORGANIZATION AND THE AVAILABILITY OF SETOFF UNDER THE BANKRUPTCY ACT Introduction When a creditor of a bankrupt in proceedings under the Bank-ruptcy Act' also owes a sum to the bankrupt, he generally is allowed to set off his debt to the bankrupt against that which the debtor owes.

Reorganization in US and European Bankruptcy law Article (PDF Available) in European Journal of Law and Economics 22(1) February with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Maria Brouwer. As a comprehensive solution to a national rail crisis precipitated by the entry into reorganization proceedings under § 77 of the Bankruptcy Act of eight major railroads in the northeast and midwest region of the country, Congress supplemented § 77 with.

Bankruptcy, also referred to as insolvency in Canada, is governed by the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and is applicable to businesses and individuals. For example, Target Canada, the Canadian subsidiary of the Target Corporation, the second-largest discount retailer in the United States filed for bankruptcy in Januand closed all of its stores by April   Chapter 13 bankruptcy is classified as a reorganization bankruptcy.

This is opposed to something like Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which is classified as a liquidation bankruptcy. In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy you must give any non-exempt property that you have in. 1 Bankruptcy Act § 77, 1I U.S.C. § (). 2id. These nine railroads are still in reorganization under § 77 of the Bankruptcy Act, which enables insolvent railroads to continue operations while a plan for reorganiza-tion resolving creditor claims is formulated.

See text accompanying notes infra. DATE. amended under such power it should be submitted and passed upon by the majority. CORPORATE REORGANIZATION UNDER THE BANKRUPTCY ACT JOSEPH HEFFERNAN*.

the supreme power cannot take away from any man any part of his property without his consent."-John Reorganization of railroads under the Bankruptcy Act. book ().' "Upon such confirmation the plan and. Reorganization is a process designed to revive a financially troubled or bankrupt firm. A reorganization involves the restatement of assets and Reorganization of railroads under the Bankruptcy Act.

book, as well as holding talks with Author: Will Kenton. Railroad reorganization: hearings before Special Subcommittee on Bankruptcy and Reorganization of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, first session, on H.R.

a bill to enable debtor railroad corporations expeditiously to effectuate reorganizations of their financial structures without any or further proceedings under the Bankruptcy Act, as amended.

Legislation and establishment of USRA. In the Regional Rail Reorganization Act ofalso known as the "3R Act," Congress provided interim funding to bankrupt railroads and authorized creation of the Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail), another government corporation. The 3R Act authorized the USRA to take over the powers of the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) with respect to.

bankruptcy, in law, settlement of the liabilities of a person or organization wholly or partially unable to meet financial obligations. The purposes are to distribute, through a court-appointed receiver, the bankrupt's assets equitably among creditors and, in most instances, to.

Pub. 93–, § 1, Jan. 2,87 Stat.provided in part that this Act [enacting this chapter and amending section of former Ti Money and Finance, and section 1(16) of former Ti Transportation], may be cited as the “Regional Rail Reorganization Act of ”.

Except with respect to abandonment under section of this title, or merger, modification of the financial structure of the debtor, or issuance or sale of securities under a plan, the trustee and the debtor are subject to the provisions of subtitle IV of title 49 that are applicable to railroads, and the trustee is subject to orders of any Federal, State, or local regulatory body to the.

Until about the 's, railroads came under Chapter 77 of the Bankruptcy Act. This meant that any plan of reorganization had to be approved by both the Interstate Commerce Commission and the Court.

Some very long bankruptcy proceedings (FEC was in bankruptcy for almost 30 years) were the result. Under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Act, a reorganization plan: A.

must divide the creditors into classes and set forth how each creditor will be satisfied. need not state which claims are impaired or adversely affected by the plan.

need not necessarily treat all creditors in a given class the same. must give creditors and trustees shares in the corporation in exchange for the debt. Reorganizations Under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code is the most complete and up-to-date one-volume treatment of this important business-planning contains a thorough discussion of Chapter 11 law and practice, including significant changes in: exclusivity; key employee retention plans; pre-petition severance pay; the debtor's ability to retain turnaround specialists; conversion and Author: Richard F.

Broude. A case filed under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code is frequently referred to as a "reorganization" bankruptcy. Background.

An individual may file under chapter 11; however, the provisions of chapter 11 are generally used to reorganize a business. Canada’s Reorganization Law. When larger Canadian companies need protection from creditors they often seek relief under Canada’s CCAA.

The CCAA is the Canadian insolvency law most analogous to Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. BUSINESS REORGANIZATIONS UNDER THE BANKRUPTCY REFORM ACT OF A NEW APPROACH TO INVESTOR PROTECTIONS AND THE ROLE OF THE SEC Allen F. Corotto* Irving H. Picard** Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Reform Act of consolidates chap-ters X and XI of the Chandler Act and adopts a "disclosure" ap-proach to business reorganization.

Essential rail service in the midwest and northeast region of the United States is provided by railroads which are today insolvent and attempting to undergo reorganization under the Bankruptcy Act.

This essential rail service is threatened with cessation or significant curtailment because of the inability of the trustees of such railroads to.

REORGANIZATION PROCEDURE UNDER THE NEW CHANDLER ACT HERMAN M. KNOELLER I. T HISTORICAL FEATURES OF THE BANKRUPTCY ACT HE general revision of the Bankruptcy Act or Amendatory Act of is commonly denominated the Chandler Act by reason of the fact that the Honorable Walter Chandler introduced the same in.

THE CASE FOR A SPECIAL RAILROAD REORGANIZATION COURT CAsSIUS M. CLAY* As this article is being written, it seems probable that no legislation will be en-acted at this session of Congress with respect to the largest of America's ailing corporation-type industries-the railroads.

In that event, the particular bills beforeAuthor: Cassius M. Clay. The Rail Act was enacted in in response to a crisis in northeast rail service which saw the eight major regional rail carriers all under­ going contemporaneous reorganization under the bankruptcy laws. Congress attempted to resolve this crisis by creating Conrail, a private.

accepted a plan of reorganization in a solicitationthat complies with applicable bankruptcy and nonbankruptcy law and is completed prior to - the commencement of the debtor’s Chapter 11 case. The debtor then uses the bankruptcy court to formally confirm its plan of reorganization, which can occur in three to four Size: KB.

(a) The court shall confirm a plan if— (1) the applicable requirements of section of this title have been met; (2) each creditor or equity security holder will receive or retain under the plan property of a value, as of the effective date of the plan, that is not less than the value of property that each such creditor or equity security holder would so receive or retain if all of the.

Bankruptcy Reorganization Corporate reorganization takes place under Chapter 11 of the Federal Bankruptcy Reform Act of The general objective of a pro-ceeding under Chapter 11 is to plan to restructure the corporation with some provi-sion for repayment of creditors.A typical sequence of events follows: reorganization Financial restructuring of a failing firm to attempt to continue.

Corporate Reorganization under the Chandler Bankruptcy Act N ONE of the important changes in the Bankruptcy Act made by the so-called Chandler Act" has excited greater controversy than the complete revision of the provisions relating to corporate reorganizations.

In addition to the recasting of former section 77B, with numerous amend. THE BANKRUPTCY OF THE UNITED STATES Order on March 9,under the "Trading With The Enemy Act" of October 6,AS AMENDED by the Emergency Banking Relief Act, 48 Stat 1, Public Law No.

and in declared Bankruptcy and "Reorganization." The Reorganization is located in Title 5 of the United States CodesFile Size: KB. The act specifies that secured creditors have priority over unsecured creditors. Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Act calls for reorganization; that is the individual or business is given days to present a reorganization plan that eliminates the factors that cause the.

Chapter 11 bankruptcy is also known as “reorganization bankruptcy.” It’s a type of business bankruptcy filing that allows the business some time to reorganization their finances and repay their debts to creditors.

The bankruptcy court may require that some debts be paid in Author: Ken Lamance. Acceptance of the Plan of Reorganization Under Chap only the debtor may submit a plan of reorganization within days of the initiation of the bankruptcy case. The court may grant extension of this exclusive period up to 18 months after the petition date.

The Bankruptcy Act is amended to include railroad reorganization, corporate reorganization, and individual debtor arrangements. The Chandler Act amends the Bankruptcy Act, creating a menu of options for both business and non-business debtors.

The Bankruptcy Act is replaced by The Bankruptcy Reform Act. A reorganization form of bankruptcy for businesses that allows them to continue operating under court supervision as they repay their restructured debts. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy A liquidation form of bankruptcy for individuals that wipes out most debts in exchange for giving up most assets.

tered into bankruptcy reorganization in In AprilReading dis-continued its rail operations and conveyed its rail properties to the Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail), pursuant to the Regional Rail Re-organization Act of One of Reading's assets subject to the control of the trustee in reorgani.

Federal Bankruptcy Law. under the bankruptcy code, the debtor must file a list of creditors, a schedule of assets and liabilities, and a statemtn of financial affairs. In any case in which a trustee is serving, the debtor must cooperate with the trustee and surrender to the trustee all property of the estate and all records relating to.

Bankruptcy pdf provides relief to six kinds of debtors: (1) Chapter pdf, straight bankruptcy—liquidation—applies to most debtors (except banks and railroads); (2) Chapter 9 applies to municipalities; (3) Chapter 11 is business reorganization; (4) Chapter 12 applies to farmers; (5) Chapter 13 is for wage earners; and (6) Chapter 15 applies to.77B of the Federal Bankruptcy Act; (2) the law of valuation of assets for various purposes under these Acts; and (3) the extent to which orders and decrees in the reorganization court under these Acts are subject to collateral attack in other courts and in the bankruptcy proceeding itself.Bankruptcy and reorganization.

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