This program is the second in a series regarding the future of the coal industry. Recent coal company bankruptcy cases mostly reorganize the company's capital structure or sell assets through a bankruptcy plan. What is the worst case coal company bankruptcy scenario and why should energy policy makers work to avoid such scenarios?

Speakers: Robert P. Simons Forrest M. Smith

Event Type: CLE / CPD, Webinar

Start Date/Time:
18 April 2019, 12:00 PM EDT
End Date/Time:
18 April 2019, 1:00 PM EDT

Topics will include:

  • Recap of Part I 
  • Bankruptcy Reorganization vs. Liquidation.
  • Rejection or modification of employee and retiree benefit  agreements
  • Environmental issues including reclamation bond assignment or forfeiture. 
  • Why energy policy makers should consider the impact of coal company liquidations.