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ACIC Private Notes                      December 2020
Season's greetings, and welcome to the December 2020 edition of the ACIC Private Notes! 

This edition brings you:
  • An article by Winston & Strawn regarding financial liquidity and business restructuring in Europe in the wake of COVID-19 (thank you to Amy M. Beaudoin of John Hancock for obtaining the rights to republish the article); and
  • A spotlight on the newest officers and trustees of the ACIC, prepared by Bryan Cho of MetLife.
Also, in this final edition for 2020, we would like to convey our sincere appreciation to all of the authors who have contributed to the newsletter this past year. Thank you for working so hard to keep our readers up-to-date on relevant legal developments, ACIC events and more!  We are looking for new members for the ACIC Communications Committee in 2021!  Please contact Lisa Conmy or Danielle Maksimow if you are interested or would like to learn more!  

Also, in this final edition for 2020, we would like to convey our sincere appreciation to all of the authors who have

We wish everyone a safe and healthy holiday season and a very happy new year. See you in 2021!
Financial Liquidity and Business Restructuring in the Wake of COVID-19 
The protracted impact of COVID-19 on financial liquidity is due to reach an inflection point for European businesses. As lines of credit reach their limits and businesses begin to assess the long-term damage from a global lockdown, restructuring will be a priority discussion. As restructuring commences, it will be crucial to understand the effect on cross-border applications. And finally, when companies have exhausted restructuring options, is there a path back to liquidity while avoiding insolvency? Click here to read an article by Winston & Strawn covering these topics.
New Officers and Trustees
Officers (through 2021):
  • President: Tina Smith (Thrivent Financial)
  • Vice President 1: Christopher S. Dallas (Pacific Life Insurance Company) 
  • Vice President 2: Renée M. Dailey (Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP)
  • Secretary: Melody Cross (Prudential Private Capital)
  • Treasurer: Luke A. Weedon (Baker Botts L.L.P.) 

Class of 2023 Trustees (Each to Serve for a Three Year Term):

  • Keith Atkinson (Nuveen, LLC)
  • Patti Boss (Voya Investment Management LLC)
  • David Lawton (Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP)
To learn more about the ACIC's newest leaders, please click here.