The M&A Word of the Day® from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions Is Distressed Sale
The near collapse of the Cypriot economy has brought about a new generation of legislation which has inter-alia introduced amendments (the Amendments) into Cypriot companies legislation (Cap 113).
• The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 clarified the rights of debtors and creditors to retirement assets in federal bankruptcy proceedings, but state attachment and garnishment of such assets...more
Originally published in the New York Law Journal on January 3, 2012.
On Nov. 28, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in In re Vitro S.A.B. de C.V. issued a groundbreaking decision under Chapter 15 of...more
The Fifth Circuit recently upheld a Texas Bankruptcy Court’s refusal to enforce non-debtor third party releases in the Mexican reorganization proceeding (known as a concurso mercantil) of Mexican glass manufacturer Vitro SAB...more
In This Issue:
- March 9, 2012: Publication of Dynegy Examiner’s Report
- March 29, 2012: SDNY Rules That 363 Sales May Not Be Free and Clear of Future Claims
- May 15, 2102: Eleventh Circuit Rules in...more
In November 2008, Circuit City filed for bankruptcy protection. Circuit City had the same business model as Best Buy: selling electronic equipment in large retail stores. Other retailers with that business model are...more
With an increasing number of businesses operating without regard to borders in today’s global economy, the importance of understanding Chapter 15 — the Bankruptcy Code provisions instructing the cooperation between the United...more
Recently the Fifth Circuit handed down a thorough opinion regarding Chapter 15 cross-border insolvency and its effects on domestic and foreign creditors. Beyond the Chapter 15 context, however, the court of appeals in In re...more
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