The Determinants of Professional Fees in Large Bankruptcy Reorganization Cases

Abstract

Over the past three decades, scholars have made numerous attempts to estimate the amounts of professional fees and expenses awarded by U.S. bankruptcy courts in the reorganizations of large, public companies. They faced major barriers to data gathering. As a practical matter, the only reliable source of data on the fees in a given case is the judge’s order approving payment, and the only practical means for obtaining the data has been to travel to the court and examine the case

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@inproceedings{LoPucki2003TheDO, title={The Determinants of Professional Fees in Large Bankruptcy Reorganization Cases}, author={Lynn M . LoPucki and Joseph W. Doherty}, year={2003} }