FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 124, The Oscars and Compliance, Part I with Jay Rosen
BigLaw Recruiter: We Didn't Kill Dewey & LeBoeuf
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 123-Jim Moore on Translations as Preventative Tool in FCPA Compliance
Investment Management Update – Fees and Expenses
What is Bitcoin 2.0?
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 122-with Matt Kelly on Alstom, Avon and Petrobras
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 121-FCPA Year in Review, Part II
MacEwen: Law Firm M&A Demands 'Cultural Due Diligence'
Insider Trading News - Ralph Siciliano discusses US v. Newman
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 120-Prof. Andy Spalding on the problem of hiring family members under the FCPA
Will 2015 Bring New Regulations for Bitcoin Users?
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 119-FCPA Year in Review, Part I
Why Every Day Is Proxy Season for Public Companies
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 118-the Alstom FCPA Enforcement Action
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 117-the Avon FCPA Enforcement Action
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 115-Tom Fox and Matt Kelly on COSO, Bruker Corp, Dallas Airmotive and Alstom
The FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 114-Doing Compliance, The Book
Investment Management Update- 2014 Election Impact
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 111-Virna Di Palma on the TRACE Matrix
Evolving State Supervision: Issues Arising from State Qualification Standards and 'SAFE' Act Licensing, and Coordination with the CFPB
The recent drop in oil prices will likely spur a flurry of industry restructurings, governed by a complex set of bankruptcy and state laws.
At the close of business on December 31, 2014, the...more
Atlantic Builders Group, Inc. v. Old Line Bank (In re Prince Frederick Inv., LLC), 516 B.R. 778 (Bankr. D. Md. 2014) –
A construction contractor contended that the claim of the debtor’s construction lender should be...more
In this issue
- The CERCLA Divisibilty Defense: Back from the Dead?
- Springing Recourse for Breach of Solvency and Debt Payment Covenants? Does New York Need Cherryland Legislation?
Note: This post is the first in a continuing series on the Credit Report Blog on the subject of workouts and bankruptcies involving low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) projects....more
The rate of bankruptcies among construction industry participants is higher than some think. The bankruptcy of a developer creates an “automatic stay” under federal law preventing almost all collection activities, including...more
On August 7, 2014, the Nevada Supreme Court issued two opinions dealing with the priority of mechanics’ liens and the proof required for a materialman to establish a lien. These cases provide valuable guidance to lenders,...more
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled in the case of In re Construction Supervision Services that the property interest underlying a subcontractor’s lien on funds arises from the date it first furnishes labor or...more
An important new case regarding New Hampshire Mechanics Lien Law has application for contractors in all states and reminds the industry of how painful uncollectible debts can be. In Moultonborough Hotel Group decided on July...more
Bankruptcy preference claims are always an unpleasant surprise. ...more
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi denied the motion of defendant ACA Financial Guaranty Corporation (ACA) to dismiss a class action complaint, finding that the issues were previously...more
The Industry and Current Legislation -
The NSW building and construction industry (the Industry) is plagued by a high level of insolvencies. In the 2012 financial year, almost 25% of the external administrations...more
In this issue:
- Construction Lenders Beware
- Supreme Court Upholds Secured Creditor’s Right to Credit Bid in a Bankruptcy Case
- Jointly Administered Plans Must Obtain Impaired Class Approval ‘Per Debtor’...more
The New Jersey Appellate Division recently ruled in Vollers Excavating and Construction, Inc. v. Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania, Docket No. A-3844-10T1 (March 5, 2012), that a construction lender has no obligation to pay an...more
The abandoned construction project can present a nightmare for a property owner. This article details precautions an owner can take pre-construction to minimize the consequences of a failed project....more
"APPROPRIATE RATE OF INTEREST" FOR A CHAPTER 11 CRAM-DOWN & THE SUPREME COURT’S "TILL" DECISION
According to the Bankruptcy Code, a confirmable Plan of Reorganization must provide dissenting secured creditors a sum...more
Developers can be personally exposed if they control risk on a development through the limited liability of an SPV vehicle. A recent case holds directors persoanlly liable for the SPV's debts after they should have realised...more
A proposed plan to build New England’s first Brunswick Zone at 128 Newbury St., a spot on the highway near the intersection with Winona Street is now in danger of not getting off the ground. The local developer responsible...more
By William C. Smith, Partner at Manning Fulton & Skinner, P.A.
Collections have never been as important — or as challenging — as now. North Carolina construction industry vendors have long held an advantage over other...more
A landmark Bankruptcy Court case involving TOUSA, Inc. (“TOUSA”), a Florida-based homebuilder, and several well-known banks, including, among many others, Citicorp North America, Inc. (“Citicorp”) and...more
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