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Bankruptcy

Betancourt, Van Hemmen, Greco & Kenyon LLC’s bankruptcy attorneys represent debtors, secured creditors, unsecured creditors and their committees, shipowners, charterers, maritime service and necessary providers, in and out of court in regard to bankruptcy proceedings worldwide. We have experience seeking relief from the automatic stay to continue arrest and attachment procedures and litigation, objecting to disclosure statements and chapter 11 plans, objecting to and defending proofs of claim, and prosecuting and defending against preference actions and other adversary proceedings.

We have in depth industry knowledge in the maritime, finance and telecommunications industries. An example of our result-oriented, quality legal work can be seen in a high profile maritime bankruptcy recently pending in the Southern District of New York. In that large, complex action, our client was successful pursuing its claim to a maritime lien against the bankrupt entities’ vessels. On the basis of its maritime lien, our client ultimately recovered a multi-million dollar award in London arbitration.