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UCLA Law bankruptcy professors help Puerto Rico take a major step forward

Daniel Bussel and Kenneth Klee played key roles in the landmark debt deal
Joshua Rich
UCLA Newsroom
March 2019

Amid a long-running financial crisis aggravated by recession and the ravages of hurricanes Maria and Irma, Puerto Rico and its bondholders have reached a deal that will bring billions of dollars of relief to the island’s economy, thanks in substantial part to two UCLA School of Law professors.