Representation of Trade Creditors

Frantz Ward attorneys have extensive experience representing trade creditors both before and after a trade creditor’s customer files for bankruptcy. This experience includes advising clients on:

  • Restructuring and terminating trade agreements prior to a bankruptcy filing by the trade creditor’s customer.
  • Pre-petition enforcement of reclamation and setoff rights and remedies under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code.
  • The impact of Articles 2 and 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code on the rights of trade creditors.
  • Asserting administrative expense claims, including claims under section 503(b)(9) of the Bankruptcy Code.
  • Defending client’s rights as a critical vendor for debtor-in-possession and negotiating post-petition trade agreements.
  • Litigating motions for relief from stay to exercise client’s setoff rights and defending objections to client’s claims against bankrupt customer.
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