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Summer Ends Amid Rising Bankruptcies

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Epiq has released its August 2022 bankruptcy filing statistics from its new Bankruptcy Analytics platform which found that filings increased by 10% since last year representing 35,276 filings of all types, up from the 30,848 seen in July, 32,175 filings seen in June, and 32,508 filings seen in May, DS News reported.

These “New bankruptcy filings in August clearly show momentum in the market,” said Chris Kruse, Senior Vice President at Epiq Bankruptcy.  “Chapter 13 new filings continue the recent trend of month-over-month growth, and for the first time since March, we also see increases in new Chapter 7 filings in August. We expect this trend to continue as the U.S. exits the summer and marches toward the fourth quarter.”

Read this article from DS News to hear more from Chris and other chapter 11 experts on how bankruptcy filings are increasing at an unprecedented rate.

Read the full article here

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