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A "palliative" approach to insolvency in the retail world?

By Howard Morris

31 July 2017

A "palliative" approach to insolvency in the retail world? Howard Morris Morrison Foerster

The retail sector is in the midst of a deeply disruptive shift as online shopping increasingly puts its long-term future in peril. Howard Morris, head of the business restructuring and insolvency group at Morrison & Foerster in London, argues that instead of liquidating speedily, retailers should take a leaf out of the insurance industry's book and continue to make profits as they are run down slowly.