An Overview of the 2014 Class Action Survey
Update on Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code and Delaware Bankruptcy Court’s Decision in the Fisker Automotive Holdings Inc. Bankruptcy Case
Only in DC: Ethics Rule Permits Non-lawyers to Own Law Firms
What do creditors need to know about litigation in state court and bankruptcy court?
The M&A Word of the Day™ from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions Is Poison Pill
Can business partner disputes be defused? Can a client avoid expensive litigation?
The M&A Word of the Day® from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions Is Best Efforts
What you need to know about Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
Lamson Comments on Volcker Rule
Which types of employers are more susceptible to get sued?
The M&A Word of the Day™ from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions Is Inversion
How to Avoid Corruption Risks in China
Dealmaker's Dish: Corporate Dealmaker Update
The 2013 Amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law
The Building Blocks of a Technology Deal
How can business owners manage legal risks?
What is at will employment law?
Lease Negotiations – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
Data Center Networks – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
Structuring an MLP Finance
New York Tops List of Cities with Optimal Business Health
by Joel R. Glucksman on October 1, 2013
Some municipalities are faring better than others in the health and vitality of their businesses and consumer spending. A...more
Bankruptcy Judge Hesitant to Approve AMR’s Bankruptcy Plan
by Joel R. Glucksman on August 27, 2013
The Justice Department's unexpected antitrust lawsuit that is designed to halt the merger of US Airways and American...more
Aug. 15 (Bloomberg) -- The strength of the U.S. Justice Department's antitrust suit to block the merger between AMR Corp. and US Airways Group Inc. is the first topic on the video with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia and...more
Below is a list of all of the motions to sell assets pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code that were filed in large corporate chapter 11 cases between July 21st and July 27th. This includes both motions to sell...more
Chapter 11 is known as a forum for reorganizing or selling a financially distressed business. Chapter 11 allows companies to reject burdensome contractual obligations, shed non-core assets and “clean up” the balance sheet by...more
In previous posts, we introduced the protections afforded the FDIC by the D’Oench Doctrine and 12 U.S.C. § 1823(e), which bar claims and defenses against the FDIC and its assignees by private parties based on improperly...more
Financial institutions should undertake Dodd-Frank living will preparation with care....more
In an eloquent account of consensual merger negotiations between Martin Marietta and Vulcan Materials, the two largest players in the domestic aggregates business, Chancellor Leo Strine of the Court of Chancery of Delaware...more
Dewey & LeBoeuf’s inglorious galactic implosion changes all of the rules; it was not too big to fail, it was, however, far too big and corroded to fail in the relatively orderly way others before it failed.
Gosh, I could have had a V – 8.
Trial lawyers often say that when they try a case, they always wind up trying three cases: The case they plan on trying, the case they actually try and the case they should have tried....more
Will merger save two airlines that filed bankruptcy?
Today there is even more evidence that bankruptcy is not the end of the world. As I previously noted, a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing by American Airlines didn’t stop...more
In a recent decision in the VeraSun bankruptcy cases, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware held that “change in control” agreements between former executives and the debtors are “employment contracts” under...more
Dear Clients and Friends:
I am pleased to provide our fourth annual collection of commentaries on the critical legal issues our clients may face in the year ahead. Many of these issues relate to the responses by...more
We predict that out-of-court, prepackaged and prearranged restructuring strategies will continue to be favored in 2012. Sophisticated stakeholders and financially distressed companies prefer to avoid in-court proceedings and...more
Asset-based lenders, equity investors, turnaround managers, bankruptcy trustees and other professionals look to liquidation companies like LiquiTec for maximum recovery in asset disposition. The key factors to a successful...more
For other documents from this bankruptcy case, please visit:
For more information about major bankruptcy cases, please visit our...more
On January 31, 2011, China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) issued a “Notice on Further Regulating the Development and Record-Filing Administration of Equity Investment Enterprises in Pilot Regions” (the...more
This is a short German language article which has been published in the German daily "Börsenzeitung" on 5 January 2011 on the new German act on the restructuring of failing financial institutions. It constitutes a...more
This is a German law presentation on the new German law on the restructuring of failing banks. It provides a brief outline of the major elements of the new legislation which has become effective on 1 January 2011....more
Years ago, second lien lenders adhered to the truism about children – they were seen but not heard. As our children have grown more vocal in recent years, so too have second lien lenders. A spate of recent bankruptcy cases...more
We have analyzed the terms of venture financings for Israeli and Israeli-related technology companies that reported raising money in 2009. Our survey does not include financing rounds of less than US $500,000. The tables...more
Does a secured creditor have an absolute right to acquire its collateral, which is sold pursuant to a plan of reorganization, by credit bidding its debt? The Third Circuit Court of Appeals, in a strict constructionist...more
Mit dem neuen Gesetz vom 31. Januar 2009 über die Kontinuität von Unternehmen soll Unternehmen, die sich in Zahlungsschwierigkeiten befinden, die Möglichkeit gegeben werden, ihre Zahlungsprobleme zu überwinden.
This article provides investment banks and other professionals with an overview of (1) how to reduce the likelihood that a bankruptcy judge or trustee will deny or reduce the investment bank/professional's fees, and (2) how...more
CONTEMPORARY FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS GUIDELINES, AN UPDATE
In light of the 2008 financial crises, widely reported criminal investment schemes, and the continuing (as of this writing, September 9, 2010) international...more
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