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ANALYSIS: The Latest Trends in Fashion Bankruptcies, Part 1

2020 saw a large wave of fashion retail bankruptcies and some trends emerged. Part 1 of this two-part analysis explores going concern sales under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code; sales of struggling stores to their deep-pocketed mall landlords; and the prospect of “Chapter 22" cases.

ANALYSIS: Congress Sets Up Harsher AML Enforcement Regime

The Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020 has amended the Bank Secrecy Act with new enforcement penalties and arranged for further Congressional scrutiny of AML enforcement. The drafters clearly intended to shake up the AML enforcement regime to punish big banks and their executives more harshly than in the past.

ANALYSIS: SPACs Surpass Traditional IPOs for the First Time in Q4

DoorDash shares may have jumped 92% on their first day of trading, but SPAC IPOs were the deals truly delivering to insatiably hungry investors. Traditional IPOs retained their annual crown in deal count and deal value, but SPAC IPOs surpassed them on both metrics for the first time ever in the fourth quarter.

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Corporate Transactions: Leading the Strategy

Bloomberg Law Analysts talk about trends they see in corporate transactions.

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