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InnovationContesting US energy company Dynegy's aggressive restructuring plan
Originality6
Rationale8
Impact6
Total20
DescriptionBankruptcy litigation efforts succeeded in recovering millions for Dynegy's debt holders. Legal challenges and a motion to appoint an independent examiner helped force the company to abandon an unfavourable plan.