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Proposed Amendment to Bankruptcy Rule 2004(c)

Richard Wasserman Published in American Bankruptcy Institute Legislative Committee Newsletter

By Richard L. Wasserman

The Electronic Discovery (ESI) in Bankruptcy Cases Subcommittee of the ABA Business Law Section, Bankruptcy Court Structure and Insolvency Process Committee, chaired by the author, drafted a proposed amendment to add the concept of proportionality to Bankruptcy Rule 2004(c). In addition to the proposed amendment, the subcommittee drafted a report to accompany the proposed rule amendment, which explained the reasons for its recommendation. 

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Mr. Wasserman focuses his practice in matters involving bankruptcy and bankruptcy-related litigation, creditors' rights, secured transactions, workouts, reorganizations and restructurings. He has extensive experience representing clients in major business, commercial and real estate bankruptcy, workout and reorganization matters and has also served as a Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Trustee, as a court-appointed Examiner and as a mediator in bankruptcy adversary proceedings and claims resolution proceedings. He is a member of ADR Maryland and is available to mediate complex bankruptcy, business and commercial dispute matters. Mr. Wasserman has been honored by being selected as a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy. He is a frequent lecturer on bankruptcy and workout-related topics.


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