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In this case report, we consider the High Court judgment in Re Worldspreads Ltd v Re Investment Bank Special Administration Regulations 2011  EWHC 1719 (Ch) (19 June 2015).
Originally published in Practical Law on...more
This presentation is designed to provide business professionals involved in supplying goods and/or services on credit with the latest and most effective strategies for dealing with customers experiencing financial difficulty....more
In Stahl v. Simon (In re Adamson Apparel, Inc.), 785 F.3d 1285 (9th Cir. 2015), the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit considered an unresolved issue of bankruptcy law: whether a corporate insider who...more
Today, August 13, 2015, Hercules Offshore, Inc. and 14 of its affiliates filed a prepackaged chapter 11 bankruptcy case in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Hercules and its affiates are,...more
These two decisions hold that an advancement claim should be treated as a claim of a general creditor by a company in liquidation. Hence, those claims do not get priority in payment along with administrative expenses of the...more
The case of Re Vanguard Energy Pte Ltd was heard in Singapore recently, with judgment handed down by the High Court on 9 June 2015.
Of significance to liquidators and underlining the importance of this case to the...more
Many corporate executives may be under the impression that the defense costs they incur when sued for actions taken in their role as officers of the company would be covered by a “Management Protection” insurance policy. The...more
Al fine di favorire il rilancio delle imprese in crisi temporanea, il decreto 24 gennaio 2015, n. 3 (c.d. "Decreto Investment Compact"), recante misure urgenti per il sistema bancario e gli investimenti, convertito in legge...more
Setoff is commonly encountered in bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy situations. If there are mutual debts between two entities, either may generally offset the debts. These debts frequently arise where one entity is a vendor to...more
Van Gansewinkel Groep BV, Re  EWHC 2151 (Ch) -
In what appears to be a growing trend, the High Court in England has sanctioned another scheme of arrangement involving non-English companies. Last week’s judgment...more
In an interesting decision with important implications for both Chapter 15 practice and financial institutions’ global credit risk analyses, a US Chapter 15 court (the “Court”) granted recognition of a number of Brazilian...more
In this decision, the Delaware Court of Chancery largely declined to dismiss claims for breach of a limited liability company agreement, breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, unjust enrichment, breach...more
1. Solvency II - Insurance Code Amended -
Legislative Decree No. 74 of 12 May 2015 was published in the Official Gazette on 15 June 2015, which has made all necessary amendments to the Insurance Code in order to...more
On June 27, 2015 the Italian government enacted the law decree no. 83 (the “New Decree”) that, among others, includes material changes to the Italian bankruptcy law (Royal Decree 267/1942, the “IBL”). The New Decree must be...more
On June 27, 2015, the Italian government approved Law Decree No. 83/2015 (the “Decree”) with the aim of further improving the competitiveness of Italian bankruptcy legislation and facilitating debt restructuring of Italian...more
A UK perspective on oil price volatility - industry impact and legal considerations -
The dramatic decrease in the price of crude oil over the last eleven months has had ramifications across the globe. With prices...more
BOKF, N.A. v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (In re MPM Silicones, LLC), 518 B.R. 740 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2014) –
Senior lienholders sued lenders holding junior liens on common collateral, arguing that the junior lienholders...more
Before the petition date, creditors holding more than 70 percent of the debtors' senior debt agreed to provide $225 million in financing, subject to Court approval. A proposed restructuring support agreement plans to...more
This is an interesting decision because it explains what direct claims are available to investors in an LLC.
That is not always an easy question to answer. After all, some claims (including those involved in this case)...more
As the growth of the Chinese economy (and the real estate sector in particular) slows, we are seeing stress in an increasing number of issuers of offshore noninvestment-grade People’s Republic of China (PRC) bonds. It seems...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).
From theory to practice, planning to enforcement, the answers to 42 of the most frequently asked questions can help you prepare, cope, or respond to a restructuring.
This Client Alert answers some of the most...more
On June 9, 2015, Boomerang Tube, LLC and two affiliates, BTCSP, LLC and BT Financing, Inc., filed chapter 11 petitions in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The cases has been assigned to The...more
A misunderstanding over recent amendments to Tennessee’s Business Corporation Act has led drafters of Public Chapter No. 60 to issue a statement emphasizing that corporate directors are not personally liable for a company’s...more
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