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Sept. 5 (Bloomberg) -- The hedge funds battling for control of LightSquared Inc., the developer of a satellite-based wireless communications system, is the first item on the bankruptcy video with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia...more
Most people think of an oil and gas mineral “lease” as, so named, a lease. However, this common thinking is not necessarily accurate, both with respect to state and federal law and in particular in the bankruptcy courts in...more
Oct. 26 (Bloomberg Law) -- Dan DiPietro, chairman of The Law Firm Group at Citi Private Bank, says he has a "somewhat robust" watch list of law firms that may fail in the coming months.
"In this kind of economic...more
Financial institutions should undertake Dodd-Frank living will preparation with care....more
In This Issue:
Renewable Energy Focus - Solyndra close to filing bankruptcy plan; Controversial clean power line is finally live; Iberdrola cutting down its U.S. business; U.S. Barring Efforts to Circumvent Duties on...more
On June 14, Cadwalader hosted a discussion on the ever-changing business landscape for energy companies created by recent market changes, FERC regulations and the Dodd-Frank Act.
Keynote speaker, The Honorable Donna L....more
Petroplus, the largest independent refiner and wholesaler of petroleum products in Europe entered into various insolvency proceedings in Switzerland, England and Wales, France, Germany and Belgium on 24-27 January 2012...more
On October 4, 2011, in the case of In re Lehman Brothers Inc., the Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York (the "Court") held that a cross-affiliate setoff provision contained in a swap agreement was not...more
“A colossal failure … calling into question every loan guarantee that has been issued and … any future loan….” — Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
The Congressional investigation of Solyndra, Inc., the California solar panel...more
An investment company’s representation that certain energy bonds were backed by the State of Georgia—when they were in fact guarantied by Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc.—could subject the firm to liability for securities...more
ENRON WAS NOT ALL BAD
Enron is commonly trotted out as the poster child of corporate greed and arrogance. This is a misreading of the record and a misreading of history.
Back in 2003, Christopher L. Culp, then adjunct...more