Suzzanne UhlandPossessing over 20 years of experience in the legal arena, attorney Suzzanne Uhland serves as a partner in the Newport Beach and San Francisco, California offices of O’Melveny and Myers, LLP. Additionally, Uhland functions as Chair of the Restructuring Practice and is a member of the Policy Committee at her law firm. Suzzanne Uhland’s primary emphasis is in the areas of Chapter 11 restructuring and representing clients in distressed transactions. Suzzanne Uhland’s Chapter 11 and bankruptcy clients have included Spyglass Entertainment,and New Century Financial Corporation. She has also represented SeraCare Life Sciences, Inc. as special litigation and corporate counsel, and Saga Investments, LLC, in its acquisition of assets of another company. Read More


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    There are many factors that can be added to all these circumstances that can cause some business to undergo difficult situations. The more difficult things get, the harder it is for companies to recover. For this reason, most of them face distress and need to be

  • This Is What Is Happening With The Oil Prices Today

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    Experts believe that it will be awhile before prices are able to break $90 a barrel again. Hope lies in the fact that just last year, even after prices posted at just below $30 a barrel, they were able to get back

  • Three situations that will threaten the future of OPEC

    The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries or OPEC, has had a say in global oil policies and prices ever since its inception in 1960.  The organization is home to the biggest petroleum producing countries and until recently it had immense power in determining just how much one barrel of crude would cost and the effects said the price would have on the cost of gasoline, oil, plastic, and many other products derived from petroleum.  If you take a close look at the previous sentence, you will notice that the keywords are “until recently”.  That’s right, the OPEC