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California Court Upholds Expansive Definition of Recoupment

The Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California examined the scope of the doctrine of recoupment for Medicaid and related payments, allowing the deduction by the state. The court held that the California...more

Builders' lien trusts in a bankruptcy - Iona Contractors Ltd v Guarantee Company of North America, 2015 ABCA 240

by Dentons on

In 2009, the Calgary Airport Authority (CAA) entered into a construction agreement with Iona Contractors Ltd. for Iona to improve CAA’s north airfield. By October 2010, the work was substantially complete; however CAA...more

Overcoming the obstacles and realizing the benefits of a chapter 11 healthcare restructuring

by DLA Piper on

Many healthcare businesses, both for-profit and not-for-profit, have faced financial distress. Among the factors that may contribute are lower reimbursement rates, changes in the delivery of services, regulatory shifts, and...more

Bankruptcy Courts Lack Subject Matter Jurisdiction Over Medicare Issues, Eleventh Circuit Rules

by Baker Ober Health Law on

In a detailed opinion that likely constitutes the last word on the matter, the Eleventh Circuit recently held in Fla. Agency for Health Care Administration v. Bayou Shores SNF, LLC that bankruptcy courts lack jurisdiction...more

District Court Rules Pending False Claims Act Case Should Not Be Stayed Due to Bankruptcy Proceedings

by King & Spalding on

On April 26, 2015, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida declined to stay a pending False Claims Act (FCA) case due to the defendants’ filing of bankruptcy....more

Insurance Broker Had No Duty to Inform Security Company Insured of Change in Exclusion Language for Alarm Systems

by Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP on

Schlossberg v. B.F. Saul Insurance Agency of MD, Inc., Case No. GJH-13-3076 USDC (Dist. of Maryland, Southern Div.) December 8, 2015 - Plaintiff was the bankruptcy trustee for DTM, a company that provided security guards...more

Court Rules that Medicare and Medicaid Payments to Nursing Home Must Continue Pending Jurisdictional Dispute

by Arnall Golden Gregory LLP on

On October 27, 2015, United States District Judge James S. Moody, Jr. extended a stay of proceedings thereby permitting Bayou Shores SNF, LLC (“Bayou Shores”) to remain viable and continue receiving Medicare and Medicaid...more

Government Contract: How Can a Subcontractor Get Paid?

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

G4S Technology LLC v. US, 779 F.3d 1337 (Fed. Cir. 2015) – A subcontractor worked on construction of wireless broadband networks for rural communities that was funded in part by a loan to the prime contractor from a US...more

True Health Diagnostics to Acquire Health Diagnostic Laboratory

by McGuireWoods LLP on

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge has approved the sale of Health Diagnostic Laboratory (HDL), based in Richmond, Va., to True Health Diagnostics, based in Frisco, Texas, for $37.1 million, according to a Richmond Times Dispatch...more

Colt Nears Deal to Battle Its Way Out of Bankruptcy

by Butler Snow LLP on

On September 3, 2015, gun maker Colt Defense announced that the company and its creditors are close to finalizing a deal that will rescue the company out of bankruptcy. “It’s fair to say the parties are very close to a deal,”...more

Williams Mullen Construction Industry Newsletter - Winter/Spring 2015

by Williams Mullen on

In this Issue: - Welcome - Williams Mullen Announces Coastal Flooding Practice - Federal Government Contracts - New Challenges - Green Certification - Bankruptcy and Virginia...more

Altegrity, Inc., Global Provider of Risk Solutions, Files Chapter 11

by Morris James LLP on

Altegrity, Inc., who bills itself on its website as “The world’s leading brands in risk solutions, security, ediscovery, data recovery and employment screening,” filed for chapter 11 protection in Delaware on February 8,...more

Puerto Rico’s Recovery Act Ruled Preempted: What Now?

At the end of “The Candidate”, Robert Redford’s title character, having won, famously asks, “What do we do now?” A similar question can be asked now that the federal district court in Puerto Rico has struck down the...more

Tucker Arensberg Vindicates Rights of Government Landlords In Bankruptcy Appeal

by Tucker Arensberg, P.C. on

Attorneys Michael Shiner and Irving Firman obtained a successful decision on appeal confirming the right of a governmental landlord to evict tenants following rejection of leases in bankruptcy. The Housing Authority sought a...more

Distress in the Defense Industry: Opportunities and Obstacles

by Bracewell LLP on

The U.S. defense industry is facing a new battle – financial distress. Withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan and Iraq combined with reductions in the defense budget and sequestration have taken a toll on many U.S....more

Affairs of State: When States Are Creditors: Why § 525 Matters and Should Be Expanded

by Jackson Walker on

One of the pillars of a debtor’s fresh start is the anti-discrimination provisions of § 525 of the Bankruptcy Code, which codifies the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Perez v. Campbell. The Court held that two state statutes...more

Russian Legislation Update - 10 February – 2 March 2014

by White & Case LLP on

In This Issue: - Banking - Anti-Money Laundering - Concession Agreements - Public Procurement - Employment/Foreign Citizens - Court Practice: Bankruptcy - Excerpt from Banking - On 25...more

DIA Urges Detroit to Stay Away from Art Collection

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DIA Urges Detroit to Stay Away from Art Collection by Joel R. Glucksman on September 6, 2013 Several creditors and pension groups have teamed up to challenge the constitutionality of the Detroit bankruptcy filing....more

Creditors File Objections to Detroit Bankruptcy

by Joel Glucksman on

Creditors File Objections to Detroit Bankruptcy by Joel R. Glucksman on August 30, 2013 More than 100 objections have been filed by creditors, opposing the eligibility of Detroit to file Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy...more

U.S., Cayman Islands Reach Tax Deal

by Joseph Donegan on

U.S., Cayman Islands Reach Tax Deal by Joseph M. Donegan on August 28, 2013 Falling in line with the push for greater global collaboration to combat tax evasion, the United States and the Cayman Islands have reached a...more

Harrisburg Holds ‘Wild West’ Auction to Reduce Debt

by Joel Glucksman on

Harrisburg Holds ‘Wild West’ Auction to Reduce Debt by Joel R. Glucksman on August 8, 2013 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, has been struggling for years to unload its heavy municipal debt and repair its broken economy. The...more

Detroit Businesses See Bankruptcy as Opportunity for 'Stability'

by Joel Glucksman on

Detroit Businesses See Bankruptcy as Opportunity for ‘Stability’ by Joel R. Glucksman on August 1, 2013 When cities file for municipal bankruptcy protection, public works projects, civil servants, and public...more

Local Governments Facing Tough Times, Bankruptcy

What do Stockton, San Bernardino and Mammoth Lakes,California have in common? If you were thinking about warm weather, plenty of sunshine and the California lifestyle, you might be right, but that’s not the answer we’re...more

Local Governments Facing Tough Times, Bankruptcy

What do Stockton, San Bernardino and Mammoth Lakes,California have in common? If you were thinking about warm weather, plenty of sunshine and the California lifestyle, you might be right, but that’s not the answer we’re...more

Local Governments Facing Tough Times, Bankruptcy

by Daniel Freedman on

What do Stockton, San Bernardino and Mammoth Lakes,California have in common? If you were thinking about warm weather, plenty of sunshine and the California lifestyle, you might be right, but that’s not the answer we’re...more

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