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dc.contributor.authorGraham, Perry T.-
dc.date.accessioned2019-04-01T19:00:08Z-
dc.date.available2019-04-01T19:00:08Z-
dc.date.issued2017-
dc.identifier.citation63 Loy. L. Rev. 179en_US
dc.identifier.issn0192-9720-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/123456789/100-
dc.description.abstractPuerto Rico is in the midst of "the most acute fiscal crisis" in its history. Responding to the crisis, Puerto Rico enacted the Puerto Rico Corporation Debt Enforcement and Recovery Act (Recovery Act) to help alleviate the debt held by its municipal utilities. Since 1984, the Federal Bankruptcy Code has prohibited Puerto Rico from authorizing its municipalities to file for bankruptcy under Chapter 9. The Recovery Act attempted to create a municipal-bankruptcy procedure, but an immediate challenge brought by a group of bond investors found its way to the Supreme Court. In Puerto Rico v. Franklin California Tax- Free Trust, a five-to-two majority found that § 903 of the Federal Bankruptcy Code preempted the Recovery Act.en_US
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dc.publisherLoyola University New Orleans College of Lawen_US
dc.subjectMunicipal Bankruptcyen_US
dc.subjectPuerto Rico v. Franklin California Tax-Free Trusten_US
dc.subjectPROMESAen_US
dc.titleMunicipal Bankruptcy in "the Oldest Colony in the World" After Puerto Rico v. Franklin California Tax-Free Trust and PROMESAen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
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