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The U.S. Bankruptcy Code provides that a personal debt is not dischargeable if the debt had been occasioned by the debtor’s defalcation while acting in a fiduciary capacity. Courts of appeals had long disagreed about the...more
In a ruling predicted by the Restructuring Review Blog last month, Judge Meredith A. Jury of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California rejected arguments by CalPERS that the Bankruptcy Court should lift...more
On 15 June 2012 the Italian Government enacted the legislative decree known as decreto sviluppo (the “Decree”) that, among others, includes provisions enhancing the restructuring proceedings under the Italian Bankruptcy Law...more
On March 12, 2012, Federal and state officials filed documents in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia formalizing a previously announced settlement (the Settlement) of various government probes into...more
In re Jefferson Country, Alabama, Case No. 11-05736 (TBB) (Bankr. N.D. Ala. Jan. 6, 2012).
On January 6, 2012, Judge Thomas B. Bennett of the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama held that (i) the...more
The District Court holds that because the government declined to "intervene" in the action brought by the qui tam realtor's and thus the action was not "conducted by the Government", see 31 USC 3730, the "police powers...more
The “police and regulatory power” exception to the automatic stay in 11 U.S.C. § 362(b)(4)1 and its application to 19 U.S.C. § 3372 investigations by the U.S. International Trade Commission (“ITC”) has recently yielded...more
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