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Whalen: Go Back To The Future To Fight Fraud With Equity Receivers
Borrowers who file a bankruptcy petition are always looking for creative new challenges to claims asserted by their bank creditors. In recent years, debtors have argued that a bank’s issuance of an Internal Revenue Code form...more
Originally posted in the ABI Journal, Vol. XXXI, No. 5, June 2012.
Editor’s Note: For additional perspective on inherited IRAs, read the May 2011 cover article and a letter to the editor published in the July/August 2011...more
The Delaware Chancery Court recently found that exigent circumstances necessitated the appointment of a receiver for an insolvent company under section 291 of the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL). The insolvent company...more
Companies that are facing seemingly insurmountable financial difficulties can often turn to chapter 11 for relief. Some of the key advantages of filing chapter 11 to successfully resolve a company’s financial woes...more
Lehman Plan Becomes Effective; Distributions to Begin April 17
On March 6, 2012, Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and its affiliated debtors announced that their Modified Third Amended Joint Chapter 11 Plan, which had been...more
Automatic stay in bankruptcy is the provision in the bankruptcy code that puts into effect an immediate cessation of collection efforts by creditors on you once you file for bankruptcy. When you bankruptcy filing is...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
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