Mr. Bernstein, chairman of Davis Polk’s Restructuring Group, is globally recognized as among the small group of leading restructuring lawyers in the world. He has received numerous honors, including being elected by his peers as the Chair of the National Bankruptcy Conference, the most prestigious professional organization in the field. Mr. Bernstein’s practice includes representing debtors, creditors, liquidators, receivers and acquirers in major corporate restructurings and insolvency proceedings, as well as advising financial institutions and other clients regarding credit risks involved in derivatives, securities transactions, and other domestic and international financial transactions.
Outside the firm, Mr Bernstein is a member of the editorial board of Collier on Bankruptcy, an authoritative treatise on US bankruptcy law.
This eighth edition of The Insolvency Review once again offers an in-depth review of market conditions and insolvency case developments in key countries. This year’s book is being published as the world continues to cope with the covid-19 pandemic. Some countries are more affected than others but one thing is clear: in addition to the tragic impact of the pandemic on the lives and health of so many around the world, the economic hardship on individuals and businesses is extensive.