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
Is electricity goods or services? That seemingly simple yet confounding question is illustrated by three recent bankruptcy cases (all of which consider whether an electricity provider is entitled to an administrative expense...more
A recent bankruptcy auction of a Texas power plant by Optim Energy LLC provided an important lesson for potential bidders at bankruptcy auctions and their representatives on the importance of developing a clear bidding...more
On June 28, 2014, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico adopted the Puerto Rico Corporations Debt Enforcement & Recovery Act, Act 71-2014 (the “Debt Enforcemen enabling certain Commonwealth public corporations in financial distress...more
In a ruling yesterday, Judge Christopher Sontchi of the United State Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware denied a motion by a bond trustee to transfer venue of the Dallas-based Energy Future Holdings from...more
On April 29, 2014, Energy Future Holdings filed what it claims is a pre-packaged chapter 11 bankruptcy in Delaware. The bankruptcy, which ranks among the largest cases ever with over $36 billion in assets and nearly $50...more
Sept. 5 (Bloomberg) -- The hedge funds battling for control of LightSquared Inc., the developer of a satellite-based wireless communications system, is the first item on the bankruptcy video with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia...more
Most people think of an oil and gas mineral “lease” as, so named, a lease. However, this common thinking is not necessarily accurate, both with respect to state and federal law and in particular in the bankruptcy courts in...more
Oct. 26 (Bloomberg Law) -- Dan DiPietro, chairman of The Law Firm Group at Citi Private Bank, says he has a "somewhat robust" watch list of law firms that may fail in the coming months.
"In this kind of economic...more
Financial institutions should undertake Dodd-Frank living will preparation with care....more
An October 2011 decision from the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York highlights the importance of correctly taking all of the steps necessary to obtain a security interest in commercial tort...more
In This Issue:
Renewable Energy Focus - Solyndra close to filing bankruptcy plan; Controversial clean power line is finally live; Iberdrola cutting down its U.S. business; U.S. Barring Efforts to Circumvent Duties on...more
On June 14, Cadwalader hosted a discussion on the ever-changing business landscape for energy companies created by recent market changes, FERC regulations and the Dodd-Frank Act.
Keynote speaker, The Honorable Donna L....more
Petroplus, the largest independent refiner and wholesaler of petroleum products in Europe entered into various insolvency proceedings in Switzerland, England and Wales, France, Germany and Belgium on 24-27 January 2012...more
On October 4, 2011, in the case of In re Lehman Brothers Inc., the Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York (the "Court") held that a cross-affiliate setoff provision contained in a swap agreement was not...more
“A colossal failure … calling into question every loan guarantee that has been issued and … any future loan….” — Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
The Congressional investigation of Solyndra, Inc., the California solar panel...more
An investment company’s representation that certain energy bonds were backed by the State of Georgia—when they were in fact guarantied by Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc.—could subject the firm to liability for securities...more
ENRON WAS NOT ALL BAD
Enron is commonly trotted out as the poster child of corporate greed and arrogance. This is a misreading of the record and a misreading of history.
Back in 2003, Christopher L. Culp, then adjunct...more
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