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Debra A. Dandeneau, the chair of Baker McKenzie’s Global Restructuring & Insolvency Group, was recently interviewed on Debtwire Radio’s podcast, The Inside Track.  Deb shares her views on the challenges of working as a restructuring advisor generally and being a female in the field.  She also discusses her experiences on a number of notable bankruptcy cases on which she has worked throughout her career.  Deb provides her insights on the current U.S. restructuring and insolvency…

Ipso facto clauses An ipso facto clause is a contractual provision that allows one party to the contract to terminate or modify the operation of the contract upon the occurrence of a specified insolvency related event (such as the appointment of an administrator, receiver or liquidator) in respect of another party. Examples include: a clause that entitles a landlord to terminate a lease in the event that an administrator is appointed to the tenant; and…