Lesley Welwarth

Lesley Welwarth

Pepper Hamilton LLP

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Does Federal Bankruptcy Law Preempt State Law Fraudulent Transfer Claims Assigned to a Bankruptcy Estate Representative?

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware recently issued an opinion that addresses, among other issues, the question of whether section 546(e) of the Bankruptcy Code preempts certain fraudulent transfer...more

6/27/2016 - Bankruptcy Code Commercial Bankruptcy Fraudulent Transfers Leveraged Buyout Preemption Safe Harbors Section 546(e)

Banks Beware! Parol Evidence May Not Correct Drafting Errors When Enforcing Security Agreements

Secured transactions typically include two key documents, which are often executed simultaneously: a promissory note memorializing loan and repayment terms executed by the borrower in favor of the lender and a security...more

12/3/2014 - Banks Chapter 7 Consumer Bankruptcy Contract Drafting Lenders Promissory Notes Security Agreements

Village At Camp Bowie: The Fifth Circuit Weighs In On Artificial Impairment

A key tenet of reorganization under Chapter 11 is that if the debtor’s plan impairs creditors, at least some of those creditors must agree to the plan. More specifically, “if a class of claims is impaired under the plan, at...more

3/14/2013 - Artificial Impairment Chapter 11 Creditors Debtors Reorganizations

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