BANKRUPTCY  PRACTICE

Our team at Marini Pietrantoni Muñiz represents most of the financial institutions and private equity firms doing business in Puerto Rico on chapter 11 bankruptcy matters. Our team also represents the Puerto Rico Fiscal Agency and Financial Advisory Authority (AAFAF) as counsel for bankruptcy, restructuring, and commercial litigation matters relating to the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA). In bankruptcy cases, we act on behalf of creditors, trustees and fiduciaries, lessors, and other interested parties.

 

Our practice includes such areas as:

 

  • Pre-bankruptcy planning

  • Claims assertion and allowance

  • Resolution of lien priority

  • Intercreditor and subordination issues

  • Debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing

  • Negotiating, formulating and confirming plans of reorganization

  • Prepackaged and pre-negotiated bankruptcies

  • Representation of indenture trustees

  • Cash collateral stipulations and adequate protection

  • Objections to disclosure statements and plans

  • Cram-down litigation

  • Sales of stock and other assets

  • All aspects of unexpired leases and executory contracts and intellectual property licenses

  • Prosecution and defense of avoidance actions (fraudulent transfers, preferences, etc.)

  • Turnover actions

  • Abstention and removal issues

  • Involuntary petitions

  • Bankruptcy discharge and non-dischargeability actions

  • Relief from stay litigation