• New Bankruptcy Law's Impact on Business and Real Estate Reorganization Cases
  • April 26, 2005
  • Law Firm: Dechert LLP - Office
  • On April 20, 2005, President Bush signed into law the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (the "Act"). Most provisions of the Act will become effective on October 17, 2005. In addition to revamping current consumer bankruptcy law, the Act includes a number of important changes to existing business and real estate bankruptcy law.