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February 27, 2011

Law Review Article - Chapter 11 Fees

What We 'Know' About Chapter 11 Cost is Wrong

Stephen J. Lubben
Seton Hall University - School of Law

November 30, 2010

Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 1718047

Abstract:     
Among the collective wisdom about large corporate bankruptcy cases, the following points are almost undisputed: Longer chapter 11 cases cost more; Prepackaged chapter 11 cases cost less; Cases filed in New York or Delaware cost more; Fee examiners control the costs of big chapter 11 cases.

But each of these points is wrong, and in most cases entirely backward. And this article provides empirical evidence to show why.

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