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Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for Eighth Circuit Reaffirms It Is Not the Forum for Debtors in Pending Bankruptcy Cases to Take Second...

Last week, the United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Eighth Circuit (8th Circuit B.A.P.) reaffirmed that debtors in pending bankruptcy cases may not use the bankruptcy court as a forum for a second bite at the...more

Bill on Bankruptcy: Unprecedented Actions by Two District Judges [Video]

Sept. 26 (Bloomberg Law) -- Two federal district judges tied for Judge of the Week on the video with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia and Bloomberg News bankruptcy columnist Bill Rochelle. District Judge Lynn N. Hughes in Houston...more

Strict UK Litigation Privilege Test for Joint Liquidator Reports

High Court holds that reports used by the Serious Fraud Office to obtain search and arrest warrants are not subject to litigation privilege in subsequent civil proceedings. ...more

Bill on Bankruptcy: Sandbagging of a Federal District Judge  [Video]

Aug. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Clergy abuse victims may be going after a district judge on undisclosed grounds for recusal in the bankruptcy of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, as Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia and Bloomberg News bankruptcy...more

Bill on Bankruptcy: Secret Madoff Agreement May Harm Victims  [Video]

Feb. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Money stolen from victims of the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme is earmarked for someone who may have been an accomplice in the fraud, and the agreement is being kept secret by a federal district judge. ...more

The lawyer's smoking gun: insolvency, fraud and privilege

Directors may rely on the company lawyer's confidential advice, only to find it released to prosecutors or regulators by a liquidator. Is that allowed? read on...more

Trust Busting in Switzerland, Yves Klein, London, 13.05.11

A description of Swiss law on the recognition of foreign trusts and of tools available under Swiss law to challenge them....more

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