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Darren Azman focuses his practice on corporate restructurings, creditors’ rights and distressed acquisitions. Darren’s clients include private equity sponsors, troubled companies and their boards of directors, secured lenders and other constituents in connection with in-court and out-of-court restructurings. Read Darren's bio.
By Jacob Hollinger and Darren Azman on Jun 1, 2020
Posted In Enforcement Defense, Environmental, Natural Gas, Project Development and Finance, Renewables
Many energy companies may be driven into bankruptcy because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Third parties seeking to purchase those companies’ assets may be concerned about potential successor liability for the seller’s environmental obligations. This article highlights some steps that asset purchasers in bankruptcy can take to reduce the risk of such liability. Successor liability exists...