27 min

COVID-19 Related Bankruptcies: How Can Communications Service Providers Prepare‪?‬ Kelley Drye Full Spectrum

    • Technology

With the COVID-19 economic disruptions and Chairman Pai’s Keep Americans Connected Pledge, planning for the possibility of telecom customers filing for bankruptcy takes on increased importance. In this episode, we provide an overview of the bankruptcy process and the rights and responsibilities of communications service providers when their customers enter into bankruptcy protection. Communications Partner Steve Augustino is joined by Partner Jason Adams and Associate Meaghan McLoughlin from Kelley Drye’s Bankruptcy practice group to give service providers the essential information they need to know to protect themselves before a bankruptcy petition is filed. In addition, they discuss the unique issues the Keep Americans Connected Pledge creates in a bankruptcy proceeding involving an affected customer.

With the COVID-19 economic disruptions and Chairman Pai’s Keep Americans Connected Pledge, planning for the possibility of telecom customers filing for bankruptcy takes on increased importance. In this episode, we provide an overview of the bankruptcy process and the rights and responsibilities of communications service providers when their customers enter into bankruptcy protection. Communications Partner Steve Augustino is joined by Partner Jason Adams and Associate Meaghan McLoughlin from Kelley Drye’s Bankruptcy practice group to give service providers the essential information they need to know to protect themselves before a bankruptcy petition is filed. In addition, they discuss the unique issues the Keep Americans Connected Pledge creates in a bankruptcy proceeding involving an affected customer.

27 min

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