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Dechert's Global Private Equity Newsletter - Summer 2017 Edition: Recent Developments in Acquisition Finance

by Dechert LLP on

Basic to any acquisition and its financing are the projections of the target’s future performance. These play a key role in setting the price for the target as well as on the availability of acquisition financing. Projections...more

In Brief: Court Rules Against Lyondell Litigation Trustee on LBO Fraudulent Conveyance Claims

by Jones Day on

In Weisfelner v. Blavatnik (In re Lyondell Chemical Company), 2017 BL 131876 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. Apr. 21, 2017), the bankruptcy court presiding over the chapter 11 case of Lyondell Chemical Company ("Lyondell") handed down a...more

Debt Dialogue: May 2017 - Lyondell Chemical Company: Litigation Trust’s Fraudulent Conveyance Claims Fail

Just one year after Lyondell Chemical Company (Lyondell) and Basell AF (Basell) consummated a nearly $20 billion merger of their businesses, the merged business of LyondellBasell Industries (LBI) “failed in a colossal...more

"Bankruptcy Court Tightens Intentional Fraudulent Transfer Pleading Requirements"

On November 18, 2015, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed intentional fraudulent transfer claims asserted by a bankruptcy litigation trustee against former shareholders of Lyondell...more

Global Private Equity Newsletter - Winter 2016 Edition: Recent Developments in Acquisition Finance

by Dechert LLP on

Two recent court decisions may result in a broadening of the range of options available to an equity sponsor in respect of an insolvent portfolio company. The first decision may provide increased flexibility in structuring...more

How Recent Fiduciary Duty Cases Affect Advice To Directors And Officers Of Delaware And Texas Corporations

by Jackson Walker on

The conduct of corporate directors and officers is subject to particular scrutiny in the context of business combinations (whether friendly or hostile), executive compensation and other affiliated party transactions,...more

BAC CEO Pays $10 Million Plus D&O Bar To Settle NYAG Market Crisis Case

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

Former Bank of America CEO Kenneth Lewis agreed to pay $10 million and to be barred from serving as an officer or director of a public company for three years to settle fraud charges brought by the New York Attorney General...more

Attacking LBO Payouts as State Law Fraudulent Transfers

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (the “Court”) in Weisfelner v. Fund 1 (In Re Lyondell Chemical Co.), 2014 WL 118036 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. Jan. 14, 2014) recently held that the safe harbor...more

Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Judge Might Lose Grip on the Case

by Bloomberg Law on

Sept. 12 (Bloomberg) -- The possibility that the most significant decisions affecting Detroit will not be made in bankruptcy court elevates the motor city to the "Case of the Week" status on the bankruptcy video with...more

Inside M&A - January/February 2012

by McDermott Will & Emery on

In This Issue: SEC Sues Private Company and its CEO for Fraud Related to Buyback Program Involving Employee Stock Bonus Plan The Fiducie in Restructuring and Acquisition Transactions in...more

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