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Second Municipal Bankruptcy of 2018: How Many More to Come

February 23, 2018
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By: Laura Day DelCotto

Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcies remain rare in comparison to all other types of bankruptcy filings. There are still less than 500 total cases nationwide since the 1930s when chapter 9 was enacted. While public finance and the municipal bond market seem to remain stable […]

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Fiscal Distress in Kentucky Counties: What’s Next?

December 18, 2017
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Laura Day DelCotto ©2017

The 2016 US Census Report was sourced in the recent Lexington Herald- Leader article, reporting that Kentucky has the distinction of containing about 30% of the Top 30 poorest counties in the United States.   This really shouldn’t come as any surprise to anyone […]

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Healthcare Bankruptcies More Than Triple in 2017

December 5, 2017
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By: Laura Day DelCotto

Becker’s Hospital Review quoted the November 28, 2017 Bloomberg article indicating that hospitals, specialty medical providers, and other healthcare-related companies are experiencing increased financial distress for a number of reasons.   Ongoing and constant regulatory changes are challenging to deal with on an […]

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Another Hospital Bankruptcy, More to Follow in 2017

January 17, 2017
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By: Laura Day DelCotto, Esq.

At least two hospitals have already filed for bankruptcy protection in 2017, and the year is young.  This follows approximately a dozen filings in 2016 nationwide, some closures and others to complete a sale transaction through the bankruptcy process.     The healthcare sector is […]

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