Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Shows Need for Amending Bankruptcy Law
NFA Chairman Chris Hehmeyer Talks Bankruptcy Reform
A second round of material reforms should encourage the viability of distressed companies in Spain.
Royal Decree Law 11/2014 (the New Reform) is another clear effort to decrease the number of insolvent companies which...more
The new law extends the grounds for shareholders’ liability and invalidation of transactions.
On 26 March 2014, the new Rehabilitation and Bankruptcy Law (the New Law) took effect in Kazakhstan. The New Law supersedes...more
On Saturday, June 28, Puerto Rico’s Governor Padilla signed into effect Puerto Rico’s new bankruptcy law for certain revenue bond issuers. Within 24 hours of the statute’s enactment, two mutual fund complexes owning...more
In This Issue:
- Rule 2002-1: Notices to Creditors, Equity Security Holders, United States and United States Trustee
- Rule 2004-1: Rule 2004 Examinations
- Rule 3007-2: Service of Objections to...more
On January 10, 2014, the Federal Executive Branch of México published in the Official Gazette the legal amendments to México’s Commercial Bankruptcy Law (Ley de Concursos Mercantiles, or LCM), effecting the most comprehensive...more
Oct. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Detroit's municipal bankruptcy is reason Congress should consider amending Chapter 9 governing municipal debt adjustment, as Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia and Bloomberg News bankruptcy columnist Bill...more
In a recent decision, the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York broadly interpreted the meaning of “interest” in the context of determining the scope of a sale free and clear of “liens,...more
One of the issues that emerged from the MF Global collapse was the complex and often frustrating US bankruptcy process. In the case of MF Global, futures customers’ claims were lumped in with other creditors. As such, it took...more
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