The debtors in Indianapolis Downs operated a combined horse racing track and casino in Indiana. They had substantial secured indebtedness: more than $98 million of first lien (first priority), $375 million...more
One of the most complex aspects of the divorce process can be dividing marital assets — and debts. When a court divides a divorcing couple’s debts, its goal is primarily to divide the debts in a way that is fair to both...more
How soon we forget. Just yesterday I was flipping through a magazine and I saw an ad by a credit union that was offering to help you pay off your credit card debt with a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC). Here in Arizona...more
Originally published in Law360, February 22, 2013.
As real estate markets continue to rebound, owners of single asset real estate properties are increasingly incentivized to devise bankruptcy strategies that allow them...more
On January 15, 2013, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued a Proposed Accounting Standards Update (the "proposed ASU") that eliminates the distinction between repurchase agreements that settle before the...more
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) recently released an exposure draft (“Exposure Draft”) that proposes a new approach to accelerate the recognition of credit losses (“Proposed Rule”). The FASB perceives delayed...more
The recent judgment of Saltri III Ltd v MD Mezzanine S.A. Sicar & Ors1 relates to the 2010 non-consensual restructuring of the Stabilus Group. The judgment provides a helpful overview of the way fiduciary relationships...more
This CFO Magazine Article features Bernstein Shur Attorney Robert Keach.
An American Bankruptcy Institute commission studying an overhaul of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code believes the proliferation of secured debt and the...more