January Total Bankruptcy Filings Up 5% From 2016

The American Bankruptcy Institute reports that total U.S. bankruptcy filings increased 5% in January 2017 from the same period last year, according to data provided by Epiq Systems.

ABI: 2016 Commercial Filings Increase 26% Year/Year

The American Bankruptcy Institute reported total commercial filings during calendar year 2016 were 37,772, up 26% from the 29,920 commercial filings in 2015.

November Commercial Bankruptcy Filings Up 26% Over Previous Year

The American Bankruptcy Institute reported U.S. commercial bankruptcy filings increased 26% in November 2016 over November of last year, according to data provided by Epiq Systems. Commercial filings totaled 2,908 in November 2016, up from the November 2015 total of 2,311.

August Business Filings Increase 28% From Previous Year

Total U.S. commercial bankruptcy filings increased 28% in August 2016 over August of last year, according to data provided by the American Bankruptcy Institute.

July Commercial Chapter 11 Filings Drop 45% Year/Year

The American Bankruptcy Institute reported there were 355 commercial Chapter 11 filings in July 2016, down 45% from the 645 filings registered in July 2015 according to data provided by Epiq Systems.

Chapter 11 April Filings Climb 67% Year/Year, 51% Sequentially

The American Bankruptcy Institute reported April commercial chapter 11 filings were up 67% compared to the same month in 2015 and 51% compared to March 2016.

Pomerantz Named ABI Board President

The American Bankruptcy Institute elected Jeffrey N. Pomerantz of Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones to serve as president of its board of directors for a one-year term.

February Commercial Bankruptcy Filings Climb 32% Y/Y

The American Bankruptcy Institute announced total commercial bankruptcy filings in February 2016 jumped to 3,000, representing a 32% increase from the 2,280 filings recorded in February 2015.

Wharton School of Business Wins 12th Annual Restructuring Competition

A team of students from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business earned top honors at the ABI Corporate Restructuring Competition, besting nine other teams from seven schools at the 12th annual event.

Chapter 11 October Filings Up 10% Year/Year

The American Bankruptcy Institute announced that total Chapter 11 filings increased 10% to 428 filings in October 2015 from the 391 Chapter 11 filings registered in the same month one-year ago.