In many corporate bankruptcy cases, the debtor will use the bankruptcy process to sell its assets and to assume and assign valuable leases, executory contracts, and licenses (see earlier posts on what happens to leases in bankruptcy, to executory contracts, and to intellectual property licenses, a special type of executory contract). 

This post discusses some

Much like executory contracts, commercial real estate leases are governed by special rules in bankruptcy. If a lease’s term has not yet expired, it is known as an “unexpired lease” (yet more clever bankruptcy terminology). This post explores how landlords and tenants are treated in bankruptcy, first in the more common situation of a tenant’s bankruptcy and