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A Conversation with John Houghton on Asia Restructurings
Bennett Jones Spring 2014 Economic Outlook
Select Bankruptcy Issues for General Counsel – Part One
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Polsinelli Podcast - Claims Trading: Opportunity or Hazard?
EBA 2014 Annual Report -
On June 15, 2015, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published its annual report for 2014.
The report provides an overview of the EBA's activities and achievements in 2014, including...more
Yesterday, the Supreme Court denied two petitions for certiorari filed by Irving H. Picard—the Trustee for the estate of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities (“Madoff Securities”)—and the Securities Investor Protection...more
Will Congress Finally Act? This is the third in a series of Alerts regarding the proposals made by the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Commission to Reform Chapter 11 Business Bankruptcies. It covers the Commission’s...more
The near collapse of the Cypriot economy has brought about a new generation of legislation which has inter-alia introduced amendments (the Amendments) into Cypriot companies legislation (Cap 113).
New Saudization Rules Proposed -
Saudization is the colloquial term used to refer to Saudi Arabia’s official government policy of encouraging the employment of Saudi Arabian nationals in the private sector. The policy...more
European Commission Requests 11 Member States to Implement Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD) -
On May 28, 2015, the European Commission published a press release announcing that it has requested 11 member...more
This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on the nearly $6 billion Forex settlement between the big banks and various regulatory agencies; a judgment against RBS and Nomura in a mortgage-backed securities lawsuit brought...more
On May 4, 2015, Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery issued an opinion in Quadrant Structured Products Company, Ltd. v. Vertin clarifying when a creditor gains standing to pursue derivative...more
In Quadrant Structured Products Co., Ltd. v. Vertin, C.A. No. 6990-VCL, 2015 WL 2062115 (Del. Ch. May 4, 2015), the Delaware Court of Chancery held that a creditor plaintiff needs only establish that a corporation was...more
When companies are in financial distress the question arises as to what rights shift to creditors from shareholders or other equity owners. The Delaware Chancery Court recently addressed this issue in some detail in Quadrant...more
In Quadrant Structured Products Co. v. Vertin, 2015 WL 2062115 (Del. Ch. May 4, 2015), the Delaware Court of Chancery (Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster) announced a bright-line standard governing the threshold inquiry of when...more
In this issue:
- How Safe are the Bankruptcy Code Safe Harbors?
- Stockton’s Chapter 9 Plan Approval
- Delaware Chancery Court Clarifies Fiduciary Duties of Insolvent Corporation Directors in Derivative...more
Krol v. Key Bank National Association, et al. (In re MCK Millenium Centre Parking, LLC), Adv. No. 14-00392 (N.D. Ill. Apr. 24, 2015) -
Case Snapshot In Krol v. Key Bank National Association, et al. (In re MCK Millenium...more
EBA Final Report on Guidelines on Triggers for Use of Early Intervention Measures Under BRRD -
On May 8, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published its final report (EBA/GL/2015/03) on guidelines on triggers for the...more
On May 8, 2015, Airborne Media Group, Inc. filed a voluntary chapter 11 petition in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The voluntary petition was filed after several creditors commenced an...more
The Court of Chancery issues a liberal ruling on creditor derivative standing and more obsequies for the “zone of insolvency.” ...more
What happens when a debtor, whose loan is pooled and securitized, files for bankruptcy? Are payments made to investors recoverable as fraudulent transfers or preferences?
Until recently, no published court opinion...more
This breakfast session is jointly presented by Sheppard Mullin and Bird & Bird LLP, and will look at the key issues to consider when structuring financings involving European counterparties and examine whether there are real...more
CFTC Commissioner Bowen Argues for User Fees During House Subcommittee Hearing; Commissioner Wetjen Calls for Bankruptcy Law Amendments to Permit Individual Segregation of Customer Funds -
Commodity Futures Trading...more
German Investment Fund Statistics -
In March 2015, the German Investment Fund Association BVI issued its latest investment statistics report as of 31 January 2015, giving an overview of the net assets and net sales...more
When a debtor pays the market cost for goods and services provided to it by third-party vendors, these payments normally cannot be recovered as fraudulent transfers in the U.S. That is because the debtor receives reasonably...more
Kaisa Crisis -
The recent financial crisis of Kaisa Group Holdings Ltd. (“Kaisa”), a large-scale Chinese property developer listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (“SEHK”), has been in the headlines for several months....more
A recent Eleventh Circuit case examines equity shareholders’ role (or lack thereof) in a reorganized entity. Vision-Park Properties owned an equity share of Seaside Engineering & Surveying, Inc. Seaside filed for Chapter 11...more
This alert focuses on the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (or "EMIR" as it is better known) which was introduced as the equivalent of the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, to address a wide range of issues, many of which were...more
NYDFS Releases Revised BitLicense Proposal -
On February 4, 2015, the New York State Department of Financial Services ("NYDFS") released a revised version of its proposed virtual currency regulations (commonly referred...more
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