Polsinelli Podcasts - Supreme Court Closes Gap on Bankruptcy Issue
A Conversation with John Houghton on Asia Restructurings
Bennett Jones Spring 2014 Economic Outlook
Select Bankruptcy Issues for General Counsel – Part One
Not Dead Yet? How BigLaw's Best Firms Are Finding Growth
Update on Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code and Delaware Bankruptcy Court’s Decision in the Fisker Automotive Holdings Inc. Bankruptcy Case
Polsinelli Podcast - Claims Trading: Opportunity or Hazard?
If I wasn't happy with my lawyer, can I appeal and show evidence I wanted to present?
Zimmermann: Dewey Charges Send 'Warning' To Struggling Law Firms
What do creditors need to know about litigation in state court and bankruptcy court?
Can I collect my judgment if the other side is appealing?
Bill on Bankruptcy: Big Time Lawyers Pricing Themselves Out
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Falls Short on Good-Faith Test
What is an appeal and how do I know if I should appeal?
Bill on Bankruptcy: Delaware Garners Almost All Big Chapter 11s
Bill on Bankruptcy: Madoff Victims Rooting for Stanford Victory
Bill on Bankruptcy: Listening in the Dark at the NCBJ
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Shows Need for Amending Bankruptcy Law
Dean: Law Schools Use Merit Scholarships To Boost Rankings
Bill on Bankruptcy: Unprecedented Actions by Two District Judges
Over the last several years, a wide range of healthcare companies, among them hospitals, home health agencies and continuing care facilities, have faced financial distress as a result of declining revenues, high operating...more
FTC: Telemarketing Sales Rule Ripe For Review -
It’s time to review the Telemarketing Sales Rule, the Federal Trade Commission has announced.
Enacted in 1995, the Telemarketing Sales Rule (the Rule) has been...more
The trustee in bankruptcy for Energy Conversion Devices, parent of United Solar of Greenville, is suing three Chinese solar panel companies. The allegations filed in Federal District Court in Detroit against Trina Solar Ltd,...more
In This Issue:
..Private Antitrust Litigation in the UK
..First Decision by PTO Under America Invents Act Invalidates Business Method Patent
..September 2013: Bankruptcy & Restructuring Litigation...more
GULF STATES REORGANIZATION GROUP, INC. V. NUCOR CORP. (11th Cir. July 15, 2013) No. 11-14983. -
In 1999, Gulf States Steel, Inc., a participant in a market described as “black hot rolled coil steel” filed a petition...more
Aug. 15 (Bloomberg) -- The strength of the U.S. Justice Department's antitrust suit to block the merger between AMR Corp. and US Airways Group Inc. is the first topic on the video with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia and...more
May 31 (Bloomberg) -- Davis Polk Partner Randall Guynn speaks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about how Dodd-Frank's orderly liquidation authority (OLA) gives lawmakers better choices when faced with the failure of complex...more
The recently announced merger of American Airlines and U.S. Airways creates a new carrier that is a behemoth by any measure. The combined airline will have revenues of $39 billion, slightly larger than the current revenue...more
John Hanson, a former FBI Agent and practicing forensic accountant, takes you inside of his mind and behind the numbers of a Ponzi Scheme to answer the universal question: "Where did all that money go?"
Based on actual...more
On February 10, 2012, Judge Allan L. Gropper of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York held that certain plaintiffs alleging antitrust violations against Lear Corporation and its reorganized debtor...more
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF MULTISTATE/FEDERAL SETTLEMENT OF FORECLOSURE
MISCONDUCT CLAIMS written by Philip A. Lehman, Assistant Attorney General
Consumer Protection Division, North Carolina Department of Justice.
Directors may rely on the company lawyer's confidential advice, only to find it released to prosecutors or regulators by a liquidator. Is that allowed? read on...more
The Los Angeles Dodgers Major League Baseball franchise filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday in the bankruptcy court in Delaware. An declaration filed with the bankruptcy court by Jeffrey Ingram, the Dodgers'...more
Mali Nachum, one of Eva Longoria’s partners in the restaurant Beso in Las Vegas is seeking legal action against Beso’s move to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which she described as ‘fatally flawed’. Nachum’s contention is...more
In September last year, bankruptcy judge Stuart M. Bernstein overruled the application of Quigley Company Inc to exit bankruptcy for the fourth time in its Chapter 11 plan. In his ruling, Judge Bernstein found that Pfizer,...more
In September 2008 Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and Lehman Brothers Inc. (collectively, “Lehman”) sold their historically coveted brokerage business to Barclays Capital Inc. Many believe the sale was necessary to prevent a...more
The “police and regulatory power” exception to the automatic stay in 11 U.S.C. § 362(b)(4)1 and its application to 19 U.S.C. § 3372 investigations by the U.S. International Trade Commission (“ITC”) has recently yielded...more
After two years of investigating Countrywide Home Loans Inc., the U.S. Trustee Program (USTP) in Washington wrapped up litigation concerning Countrywide’s improper conduct in servicing home loans. As part of the...more
In this Issue:
*FEATURED Q&A: Will Mexico's New Banking Sector Rules Have Their Intended Effect?
*Brazilian Regulator Formally Approves Itaú-Unibanco Merger
*Venezuelan Government Seeking Extradition of Prominent...more
If you’re behind in paying your bills -- or if a creditor’s records mistakenly make it appear that you are -- a debt collector may be contacting you.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Rebate-Processing Company Goes Bankrupt
*FTC Proposes New Ad Guides for Endorsements
*Facebook Spammer Slapped With $873 Million Fine
*FTC Fines Debt Collector $2.25 Million
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The fascinating osculation points of bankruptcy and M&A engages many different areas of law, including corporate, bankruptcy, securities, contracts, tax and antitrust law, as well as practical matters from other doctrines...more
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