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
In this issue:
- Background of dispute
- Tax reassessments
- Harassment of Yukos
- Settlement offers
- “Rigged” auction
- Harassment of PwC
AUSTRALIA: NEW GOVERNMENT MAY LEAD TO OPPORTUNITIES FOR INVESTOR/STATE ARBITRATION -
This autumn, the people of Australia elected a new federal government, presenting a number of potential opportunities for...more
A recently published ruling of a Hungarian regional court of appeal has held that the enforcement of claims by an insolvent claimant in arbitration is contradictory to the aims of the insolvency proceedings and to a...more
Key recent decisions in the BVI Commercial Court have shaped the applicability and enforcement of arbitration clauses and notably how they interface with BVI statutory remedies and liquidations.
Harneys take a look at...more
In This Issue:
- Project Development/FinanceKey Considerations in Energy Take-or-Pay Contracts
- Upstream - Russia and former republics Unconventional Russia
On January 7, 2013, the Judge Robert D. Drain of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York held that a dispute concerning the debtors’ use of cash collateral was not subject to arbitration,...more
After a final mediation session between Hostess and its unions failed to put Hostess’s reorganization back on track, Bankruptcy Judge Robert Drain authorized the orderly wind down of Hostess’s operations. As a result, Hostess...more
On July 5, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law Senate Bill No. 1321, designated as Act 133 of 2012 ("Act 133"), which amends the Municipalities Financial Recovery Act, P.L. 246, No. 47, as amended ("Act 47"), to (i)...more
Clients often raise questions concerning the enforceability of arbitration clauses in bankruptcy proceedings. While this topic has been hotly debated for many years, a recent Ninth Circuit opinion, In re Thorpe Insulation...more
On March 9, 2012, Judge Allan L. Gropper of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York held that a claim for damages resulting from a debtor’s breach of an executory contract must be arbitrated...more
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PART A-- PLAINTIFF ISSUES ...1
I. APPLICATION OF THE TWOMBLY/IQBAL TO PREFERENCE
A. Rule 12(b)(6) Decisions Pre-Twombly/Iqbal...2
B. Bankruptcy Courts After the Higher...more
A dollar in the United States is a Spanish Milled dollar coin, or its equivalent, in coin form, containing 371.25 grains of fine silver. Legal authority quoted, cited, and linked....more
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