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Sibbitt and Taylor Discuss Bankruptcy Issues Tied to Fintech at SF Bar Association

June 12, 2018 | Technology


O’Melveny partners Eric Sibbitt and Jennifer Taylor served on the panel discussion, “Bankruptcy Issues Related to FinTech & Cryptocurrency,” held June 12, 2018, at the Bar Association of San Francisco.

The discussion touched on topics such as characterizing and valuing cryptocurrency, enforcing interests in cryptocurrency, smart contracts in bankruptcy, and restructuring FinTech Transactions.

Chair of O’Melveny’s Financial Technology Practice, Sibbitt structures and executes initial public offerings and other complex capital-raising transactions for companies and underwriters, including NYSE and NASDAQ listings, registered follow-on offerings, global offerings, PIPEs and other private offerings, and liability management transactions.

Taylor represents clients in connection with the financing for leveraged buyouts, secured and unsecured working capital facilities, and other structured financings, including mezzanine loans, high yield, and the financing of debtors in bankruptcy. She regularly negotiates workout transactions and represents clients in Chapter 11 reorganizations. In addition, Taylor represents opportunity and investment funds in connection with distressed acquisitions of businesses and debt.