Dave Sykes (LAW ‘65) was an exceptional lawyer, leader, teacher, mentor, friend, motivator and visionary. As a pioneer in the field of bankruptcy law, Sykes was highly influential in making bankruptcy practice as pervasive and respected as it is today. In addition to his work as a partner at Duane Morris, Sykes helped to organize
Puerto Rico’s government has repeatedly issued bonds to finance government obligations and operations, and fund needed infrastructure improvements. Current estimates of the government’s total indebtedness run as high as $72 Billion. The Puerto Rico government has issued two different types of bonds. The first type, general obligation bonds, were issued by the Commonwealth government and
The National Bankruptcy Archives (NBA) is a national repository of archival materials relating to the history of debtor-creditor relations, bankruptcy and the reorganization of debt. It was created in 2000 to serve as a valuable resource and research tool for scholars and lawyers. This article introduces you to its utility and some of its content.