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New Debt Enforcement Act Significantly Impacts Stakeholders In Puerto Rico’s Energy & Infrastructure Sectors

On June 28, 2014, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico adopted the Puerto Rico Corporations Debt Enforcement & Recovery Act, Act 71-2014 (the “Debt Enforcemen enabling certain Commonwealth public corporations in financial distress...more

Court Rejects Effort to Transfer Venue of Energy Future Holdings Bankruptcy From Delaware to Texas

In a ruling yesterday, Judge Christopher Sontchi of the United State Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware denied a motion by a bond trustee to transfer venue of the Dallas-based Energy Future Holdings from...more

Energy Future Holdings Files For Bankruptcy; Second Lienholders Oppose Deal

On April 29, 2014, Energy Future Holdings filed what it claims is a pre-packaged chapter 11 bankruptcy in Delaware. The bankruptcy, which ranks among the largest cases ever with over $36 billion in assets and nearly $50...more

Bill on Bankruptcy: LightSquared, the Battle among Hedge Funds [Video]

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

TRANSACTIONAL: Financial Restructuring: Oil and gas "leases" and farmout agreements in bankruptcy proceedings

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

BigLaw's Banker: I've Got a "Robust" List of Firms That May Fail [Video]

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

Dodd-Frank Living Wills: What You Need to Know Now

Financial institutions should undertake Dodd-Frank living will preparation with care....more

Transformation of Tort Claim into Different Type of Collateral Did Not Give Secured Creditor a Lien

An October 2011 decision from the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York highlights the importance of correctly taking all of the steps necessary to obtain a security interest in commercial tort...more

Renewable Energy Update -- June 26, 2012

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

Download the June 14 Distressed Energy Investments Program Materials

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 Group Enters Insolvency Proceedings

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

Bankruptcy Court Rejects Triangular Setoff Rights in ISDA Agreement

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

Congressional Investigation of Solyndra, Inc. and Department of Energy Loan Programs Office

“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

Misrepresentation of Lehman Guaranty Supports Securities Claim

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

Economic Analysis of Enron

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

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