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Latin America Enforcement and Security Guide

by K&L Gates LLP on

In the current economic climate, it is important that lenders understand how they can enforce security and debt claims to help in assessing options in the event of default by their customers, and when structuring new lending....more

Gigs Save the Day: Ride Sharing Companies Help Shine Light on HumanTrafficking

by Fisher Phillips on

Recently, the on-demand economy has made the news for the best reason possible: saving victims of human trafficking. In December 2016, an Uber driver in California alerted police after becoming concerned that his recent...more

Asia Pacific Restructuring & Insolvency Guide: Hong Kong

by White & Case LLP on

This is the Hong Kong chapter of the second edition of the White & Case Asia Pacific Restructuring and Insolvency Guide... ..Introduction - On 1 July 1997, Hong Kong became a Special Administrative Region of the...more

Secured creditors may vote during receivership upon reduction of secured claims

by White & Case LLP on

On 25 July 2016, the White & Case team obtained, at the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation (the "Supreme Court"), a declaration that a secured creditor has the right to reduce, at its discretion, the amount of a secured...more

Enforcing Charitable Pledges: New York’s Shifting Landscape

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

On August 24, 2016, it was widely reported in the business media that Duke University had filed a claim against the estate of Aubrey McLendon, the former CEO of Chesapeake Energy Corp., who died in March 2016. The claim was...more

What Does the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Mean for Modern Philanthropy?

In an open letter to their newborn daughter last December, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan announced they will eventually give 99 percent of their Facebook shares during their lives to a variety of...more

The potential impact of the LMEshield initiative on base metals warehouse financing structures

by Reed Smith on

Parties to warehouse financing structures using LMEshield warehouses will need to revisit their familiarity and assumptions regarding the methods for taking and perfecting security over metal stored in warehouses and over...more

Blog: Should Insiders Be Permitted To Pledge Their Company Shares?

by Cooley LLP on

Many company policies prohibit (or severely limit) officers and directors from pledging their company shares against margin loans, and, as discussed in an article in last week’s WSJ, there seems to be good reason for that...more

Recent Credit Agreement Restricts Ability of CLOs to Pledge Loans and Ability of Lenders to Sell Participations on the LSTA Form

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

A broadly-syndicated U.S.-law credit agreement which closed recently includes language limiting the ability of lenders to grant pledges or sell participation interests in their loans. The language appears to be intended to...more

Ninth Circuit Holds that Absolute Waiver of Subrogation Rights Insulates Insider-Guarantor from Preference Exposure

In Stahl v. Simon (In re Adamson Apparel, Inc.), 785 F.3d 1285 (9th Cir. 2015), the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit considered an unresolved issue of bankruptcy law: whether a corporate insider who...more

Lenders' risk: Who really owns the collateral?

by Blank Rome LLP on

Unlike real estate transactions where a lender can obtain title insurance, secured lenders are often relying upon the representations and warranties in their loan agreement and the borrower’s audited financial statements, if...more

Orrick's Financial Industry Week in Review for March 10, 2014

Final Guidance for Medium-Sized Firms on Dodd-Frank Stress Tests - On March 5, the Fed, the FDIC, and the OCC issued final guidance which describes supervisory expectations for stress tests to be conducted by financial...more

Disclosure tips for 2013

by Cohen & Gresser LLP on

The proxy and annual reporting season has begun, with relatively few changes in reporting requirements from last year. Here are some tips to take you through the season and prepare for changes to come. 1. Consider the...more

Pledges By Debtors To Nonprofits May Not Be Enforceable After Bankruptcy

by BakerHostetler on

Is a bankrupt pledgor legally bound to fulfill its promise to pledge a gift; or will a nonprofit have a successful claim against a pledgor if there is a subsequent failure to make payment because of a bankruptcy filing? A...more

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