Out-of-Court Restructurings

Out-of-court Restructurings will be conducted through discussions and negotiations with financial creditors, and usually trade creditors are not subject to standstill or restructuring plans under Out-of-court Restructurings. Out-of-court Restructurings are implemented on a confidential basis, which enables a debtor to minimize the decrease in its enterprise value. Our firm first seeks for the possibility of arriving at Out-of-court Restructurings when our clients are having financial difficulties. Various processes for Out-of-court Restructurings are available in Japan such as the Turnaround Alternative Dispute Resolution by the Japanese Association of Turnaround Professionals, restructuring assistance provided by the Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Revitalization Support Council, the Regional Economy Vitalization Corporation or the Resolution and Collection Corporation, Guidelines for Out-of-Court Workout and Special Conciliation. Ad hoc Out-of-court Restructurings without involving any of the associations or organizations described above are also possible. Our firm is able to advice on the most appropriate Out-of-court Restructurings scheme depending on the situation that our clients face, including creditor clients.

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