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Your daily dose of financial news - The Brief - 9.2.16

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

Turns out that the Anbang Insurance Group—the powerful Chinese insurer that’s made plenty of Brief appearances for its massive bids on US hotels, among others—really does live up to its air of mystery, with many of its...more

InterConnect - Summer 2016

by Benesch on

On April 6, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published its Final Rule on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food (the Final Rule). These long-awaited regulations were mandated by the Food Safety...more

Res Cogitans - A Class of Its Own

by Reed Smith on

Bunker Supply Contracts, Retention of Title Clauses, The Sale Of Goods Act 1979 and One Highly Publicised Insolvency Combine to Give Vessel Owners a Global Headache - The Supreme Court’s ruling in this already...more

Aircraft finance – key features of the UK's Cape Town ratification

by Dentons on

On 1 November 2015, the 2001 Cape Town Convention and its Aircraft Protocol (together Cape Town) became part of UK domestic law. This note brutally summarises certain key aspects of that ratification. For brevity's sake, it...more

Bankruptcy of Motorways in Spain - New options for investment due to recent legal development

by Dentons on

Motorway´s insolvency in Spain - Nine motorway companies that were financed by local and international banks during the mid-2000s entered into Insolvency proceedings. Recently two of these motorways: Aeropistas M-12...more

The Cape Town Convention in the UK: Effective 1 November 2015

Following accession to the Cape Town Convention1 by the UK on 27 July 2015, the International Interests in Aircraft Equipment (Cape Town Convention) Regulations 2015 (the “Regulations”) will enter into force on 1 November...more

Third Circuit Approves Use Of Structured Dismissals Of Chapter 11 Bankruptcies, but Rarely

by Morris James LLP on

On May 21, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit approved the settlement and dismissal of chapter 11 bankruptcy cases through a structured dismissal in rare instances. See Official Committee of...more

The Road Ahead for TransVantage Solutions, Inc.

The Chapter 7 Trustee appointed in the TransVantage Solutions, Inc. bankruptcy case ground the gears of the nation’s trucking industry this past April when he filed over 500 adversary complaints against common carriers,...more

Aircraft Deregistration and Repossession in India: Lessons from Kingfisher and SpiceJet

In 2012, Kingfisher Airlines, one of India's major airlines, ceased operations. India and its courts delayed responses to the request of lessors and financiers to deregister and repossess their aircraft, upsetting the market...more

Trespass And Other Claims: Ever Wonder If Litigation Is Worth It?

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

Flyboy Aviation Properties, LLC v. Franck (In re Flyboy Aviation Properties, LLC), 525 B.R. 510 (Bankr. N.D. Ga. 2015) – A chapter 11 debtor operated a small private airport. The debtor and an adjacent landowner had a...more

Implementing the Cape Town Convention in the UK

by Allen & Overy LLP on

Repossession and Insolvency - The UK has decided to override existing insolvency law by adopting Alternative A of Article XI of the Protocol. Where a creditor has a correctly registered its international interest, the...more

Restructuring & Beyond: The marine industry’s routes to safety: Survival strategies and new opportunities for companies, banks and...

by White & Case LLP on

Shipping has its fortunes anchored to the health of the global economy. As long as supply exceeds demand, there will be companies at risk of failure. More than four years into the industry’s downturn, market equilibrium...more

TC Insolvency News - September 2010

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

*TC Represents Lender in Lightning Fast Sale of Food Distributor Assets *TC Has Interdisciplinary Team for Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Deals *TC Represents Purchaser/DIP Lender in Franchisee’s Bankruptcy *TC Represents...more

In re: General Motors Corporation

Debtor's Voluntary Petition for Protection of Chapter 11New York

General Motors filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, listing $82.29 billion in assets and $172.81 billion in debt. It is the fourth largest bankruptcy in U.S. history....more

Shipping Industry Problems

Most maritime shipping companies were operating profitably through the summer of 2008 until the "perfect storm" of the credit crisis and the worldwide recession struck, leading to the collapse of both the commodity and...more

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