Becky Yerak Reporter
  • Wilmington
  • The Wall Street Journal

Becky Yerak began covering chapter 11 corporate bankruptcies and distressed companies for The Wall Street Journal and WSJ Pro Bankruptcy in late 2017.

Focus Areas

  • Corporate Bankruptcies
  • Distressed Companies

23 Articles
11 days ago
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What to Expect as FTX Debuts Biggest Crypto Chapter 11 in Court

FTX is expected to make its debut appearance Tuesday in Delaware bankruptcy court, where its new management is expect...

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about 1 month ago
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Bankrupt Meme-Stock Favorite Revlon to Be Delisted From New York Stock Exchange

Revlon lost its appeal to keep its stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The beauty-supply business said its t...

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about 2 months ago
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Imerys Can Remain in Bankruptcy, Judge Rules

Insurer lost its fight to dismiss the talc miner’s bankruptcy on the basis of bad faith

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3 months ago
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Olympia Sports to Liquidate in Bankruptcy

Olympia Sports, a sporting goods retailer with 35 East Coast stores, has filed for bankruptcy and plans to close all ...

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3 months ago
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Citi Wins Appeal on Errant $500 Million Revlon Loan Payment

Hedge funds shouldn’t be able to keep roughly $500 million they were mistakenly paid by Citigroup on a loan owed by n...

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10 months ago
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Cancer Victims Challenge Johnson & Johnson’s Talc Bankruptcy: What to Know

The company has isolated its talc liabilities in a subsidiary and put them in bankruptcy, an emerging legal strategy ...

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11 months ago
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How Do You Handle a Plutonium-Powered Pacemaker?

Very carefully, found Philadelphia’s Hahnemann hospital, which had to find a new caretaker for a patient’s decades-ol...

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about 1 year ago
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WSJ News Exclusive | Hertz Searches for a New CEO After Bankruptcy

Hertz, the car-rental company, is in talks to name a new CEO after emerging from bankruptcy under new ownership, peop...

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over 1 year ago
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The Boy Scouts’ Bankruptcy Case: What to Know

The Boy Scouts of America is pushing to exit bankruptcy by offering to compensate roughly 82,500 men whose claims of ...

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over 1 year ago
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OxyContin Maker Purdue Wins More States’ Backing for Sackler Settlement

New York, Massachusetts and 13 other states signed on to a settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its Sack...

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over 1 year ago
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Hertz Leaves Bankruptcy, Taps Directors for New Board

The car-rental company’s new board will include at least two representatives each from investment firms Certares and ...

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over 1 year ago
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Hertz’s Complex Shareholder Payout Explained

Hertz shareholders have some decisions to make on how they will get paid as the rental-car company exits bankruptcy, ...

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