April Commercial Chapter 11 Filings Tumble 32%

According to the American Bankruptcy Institute, total commercial filings dropped 32% to 391 in April from the April 2017 total of 575.

Epiq Launches AACER to Replace PACER

Epiq launched an application programming interface (API) gateway for AACER that allows lenders, servicers, investors, law firms and others to easily and efficiently identify debtors in bankruptcy. The new application replaces PACER.

October Commercial Chapter 11 Filings Drop 22% Year/Year

The American Bankruptcy Institute announced the 316 total commercial Chapter 11 filings in October were down 22% from the October 2016 commercial Chapter 11 filing total of 405.

Epiq Expands Restructuring Leadership Team

Epiq appointed two bankruptcy veterans, Eric Kerwood and Wesley Appell, as managing director and director, respectively, within its corporate restructuring services practice in New York.