FTI Consulting appointed Kevin Barrentine a senior managing director. Previously, Barrentine was a senior managing director at Conway MacKenzie and a managing director in the restructuring practice at Deloitte.
The May jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics was surprisingly strong judging from the headline numbers. As Michael Eisenband of FTI Consulting explains, a more thorough reading of the report shows that the unemployment rate was not entirely accurate. He points out the discrepancies and explains how this “economic happy talk” could lead to painful results in the long-term.
Prepackaged restructurings are allowing companies to fly through Chapter 11 at breakneck speed. Michael Eisenband examines some recent cases and explores the ramifications and accommodations made by lenders.