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Bombart v. The Family Center at Sunrise, LLC, 520 B.R. 300 (S.D. Fla. 2014) –
The owner of assets purchased in a bankruptcy sale sought to reopen a closed bankruptcy case to obtain an order enjoining the owner of the...more
In this Newsletter:
- Gather The Facts And Assess The Risk Up Front.
- If The Class Action Is Filed In State Court, Think Strategically About Whether To Remove.
- Invest Time, Effort And Resources In...more
Most bankruptcy lawyers might think that the dismissal of a bankruptcy proceeding and the revesting of the bankruptcy estate’s assets in the debtor bring an end to the bankruptcy court’s jurisdiction....more
The Claimant, Philip Sebry, formerly Managing Director of Taylor & Sons Limited (‘Company’), brought a claim for damages for negligence and breach of statutory duty against Companies House and the Registrar of Companies...more
Can a personal injury claim be barred by judicial estoppel if you fail to disclose the unliquidated claim in your personal bankruptcy proceeding? That’s the question the Illinois Supreme Court agreed to decide late in its...more
In Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd v Owners of the MV Sanko Mineral  EWHC 3927 it was held that, as a matter of English law, a claimant should have commenced arbitration within 12 months, in accordance with contractual...more
The Supreme Court has an opportunity to clarify the constitutionality of the allocation of power between federal district courts and bankruptcy courts....more
On Friday February 6, the Puerto Rico Federal District Court ruled the Debt Enforcement and Recovery Act (the “Recovery Act”) unconstitutional. Franklin Calif. Tax-Free Trust, et al. v. Comm. Of Puerto Rico et al., (D.P.R.,...more
In January, the 114th Congress arrived in Washington, D.C., with Republicans controlling both the Senate and the House of Representatives for the first time since 2006. On February 5, 2015, a group of legislators launched a...more
The legal principles governing corporate finance are often complex. Sometimes, however, the simplest of errors can be the most costly. Such was the case with a large syndicated secured loan made to General Motors. Due to a...more
Detroit’s historic trip through Bankruptcy Court ended in December 2014 with the confirmation of the City’s Plan of Adjustment, which trimmed $7 billion in debt from the city’s balance sheet and promised improved resident...more
In this Article:
- A Tale as Old as Time: The Evolution of Bankruptcy Jurisdiction Before Stern
- Let’s Talk About Stern, Baby
- Much Ado About Nothing: Executive Benefits Insurance...more
In Ram, et al. v. OneWest Bank, FSB, et al. (filed 2/6/15, No. A139055), the California Court of Appeal held that a nonjudicial foreclosure sale is not void merely because the notice of default was recorded by an entity who...more
In a February 4, 2015 opinion, the bankruptcy judge presiding over Stockton, California's Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy case approved Stockton's bankruptcy plan of adjustment.
In re City of Stockton, 2015 Bankr....more
On February 3, Judge Martin Glenn of the United States Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of New York denied defendants’ motions to dismiss four adversary proceedings brought by the liquidating trust for Residential...more
In this issue:
- Denial of Plan Confirmation & Finality - Supreme Court's Resolution of Circuit Split May Apply to Chapter 11
- Third DCA Issues Opinion Defining When and How Acceleration Occurs and Addressing...more
Southside, LLC v SunTrust Bank (In re Southside, LLC), 520 B.R. 914 (Bankr. N.D. Ga. 2014) –
A debtor objected to attorney fees included in the proof of claim filed by a mortgagee, and the mortgagee moved for relief...more
On January 16, 2015, Chief Judge Leonard P. Stark of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware issued an opinion that reversed an order of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court that approved a settlement, and...more
Under section 550(a) of the Bankruptcy Code, a trustee or debtor in possession may recover property (or its value) that has been fraudulently transferred “from the initial transferee or the entity for whose benefit the...more
On January 21, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued an opinion regarding a mistaken UCC-3 termination statement that all loan market participants should consider carefully. The Second Circuit held...more
Mississippi bankruptcy court holds that agreement encompassing both settlement agreement resolving claims for past-due performance royalties and contemporaneously executed ASCAP licensing agreements is not a single agreement,...more
Broadfoot v. Jamestown Mgmt. Corp. (In re Int’l BioChemical Indus., Inc.), 521 B.R. 395 (Bankr. N.D. Ga. 2014) –
A chapter 7 trustee objected to the claim of a creditor/lessor on the basis that it should be disallowed...more
Attorneys Michael Shiner and Irving Firman obtained a successful decision on appeal confirming the right of a governmental landlord to evict tenants following rejection of leases in bankruptcy. The Housing Authority sought a...more
The Court of Chancery of Delaware recently issued a noteworthy decision clarifying fiduciary duties and confirming business judgment rule protection for board-level business strategy decisions by directors of insolvent...more
The 2015 edition of the Local Rules of Bankruptcy Practice and Procedure of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware are now live on the Delaware Bankruptcy Court’s website. The new local rules became...more
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