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Crisis Resources

Posted on: July 18th, 2018 by Mike Peiffer

Farming is good honest work, but it can be stressful and bad situations can feel overwhelming. Crisis may be as close as next harvest, or a bank not renewing the crop note. If you’re feeling like you don’t have what it takes to keep going, ask for help; there are resources available to people just […]

Joe Peiffer on the Big Show – Cash Flows

Posted on: May 8th, 2018 by Mike Peiffer

Joe Peiffer had the opportunity this week to talk with Doug Cooper on The Big Show regarding cash flows. Listen below! DC: There was some concern going into this year’s planting season that some farmers may have some cash flow issues with their bankers.  Joe Peiffer is a bankruptcy lawyer with Ag & Business Legal […]

Venue Reform & Effects for Farmers

Posted on: March 16th, 2018 by Mike Peiffer

From February 25-27 Joe Peiffer and Mark Kuhn (one of the farmers affected by the VeraSun bankruptcy in Delaware) were in Washington DC  for the Commercial Law League of America‘s Hill Day to talk with lawmakers about bankruptcy venue reform. While they were there they spoke with Doug Cooper on The Big Show about their […]

Joseph Peiffer on the Big Show Talking Venue Reform (Part 2)

Posted on: January 22nd, 2018 by Mike Peiffer

Joseph Peiffer joined Doug Cooper on the Big Show again last week to talk about the new Bankruptcy Venue Reform Act of 2018 that was recently introduced in Congress. Here’s part 2 of their conversation from January 18, 2018. Doug Cooper: Yesterday I visited with Joe Peiffer, a bankruptcy lawyer with Ag & Business Legal […]

Joseph Peiffer on the Big Show Talking Venue Reform (Part 1)

Posted on: January 22nd, 2018 by Mike Peiffer

Joseph Peiffer joined Doug Cooper on the Big Show again last week to talk about the new Bankruptcy Venue Reform Act of 2018 that was recently introduced in Congress. Here’s part 1 of their conversation from January 17, 2018. Doug Cooper: Joe Peiffer with Ag & Business Legal Strategies in Cedar Rapids, Iowa is a […]

Doug Cooper and Joe Peiffer on Venue Reform

Posted on: December 22nd, 2017 by Mike Peiffer

Doug Cooper recently visited with Joe on the Big Show regarding Bankruptcy Venue Reform. Part 1 (Aired December 18, 2017): Doug Cooper: I’m going to visit today with Joe Peiffer, he’s a lawyer with Ag & Business Legal Strategies, and he says this week he is hoping to get a bill on the floor of […]

Thirty Years of Asking

Posted on: December 21st, 2017 by Mike Peiffer

Joe Peiffer recently wrote an article for the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal entitled Thirty Years of Asking, “Are We There Yet?”: Congress Rights a Taxing Wrong in Chapter 12. Click the thumbnail below to read the entire article:

Article on Chapter 12 from Bloomberg

Posted on: December 15th, 2017 by Mike Peiffer

Joe was interviewed earlier this year for an article on Chapter 12, featured on the Bloomberg website. Here’s an excerpt: “While heartening to farmers, the bill’s prospects are unclear as standalone legislation. Similar bills over the past few years, also proposed in the Senate, have died in committee. The Judiciary Committee plans hearings.” Read the […]

How Recently Enacted Amendment to Clarify Chapter 12 Will Help Struggling Farmers – Ep. 208

Posted on: November 20th, 2017 by Mike Peiffer

Joe Peiffer recently chatted with Sam Gerdano of the American Bankruptcy Institute regarding the changes in Chapter 12 bankruptcies. Here’s their conversation: If you prefer to read along, the transcript is below: Welcome to another American Bankruptcy Institute podcast. I’m Sam Gerdano, ABI executive director. It’s fair to say that the current 115th Congress hasn’t […]

Joe Peiffer on the Big Show

Posted on: November 7th, 2017 by Mike Peiffer

Joe Peiffer recently chatted with Doug Cooper, one of the hosts of the Big Show on WMT and other midwest radio stations, about the changes in Chapter 12 bankruptcy laws and the current farm economy. Here are the first two segments of that interview (We will update this post when more segments have aired). If […]