Bill on Bankruptcy: Will 2013 Be Kind To The Bankruptcy Bar?
On April 1, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review a decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit that denied a mandamus petition against a district court that held that when a forum-selection clause...more
In This Bulletin:
- Just Moot It: Supreme Court in Already v. Nike Clarifies When a Covenant Not to Sue Can Kill a Declaratory Judgment Case
- Murky Waters: Post-Approval Regulatory Activities and the §...more
Agreeing to review an important issue that has divided the federal circuit courts, the U.S. Supreme Court announced yesterday that it will decide the proper procedural vehicle for enforcing forum selection clauses.
An Ohio federal court has transferred a reinsurance dispute to Florida, where another related action was pending. The cedent, commencing with its predecessor, underwrote an automobile dealership awards program. Reinsurance...more
In this issue:
- New USPTO Patent Fees Take Effect March 19, 2013
- Federal Circuit Clears a Path for Defendant Motions to Transfer with In re EMC Corp. Order
- Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: A Brief...more
On January 29, 2013, the Federal Circuit issued its second mandamus decision in In re EMC Corp., 2013 WL 324154 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 29, 2013). Although the appellate court ultimately denied a petition for a writ directing the...more
Jan. 2 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bankruptcy lawyers and turnaround managers can expect another lousy year in 2013, for reasons Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia and Bloomberg News bankruptcy columnist Bill Rochelle explain on their new...more
In the past, I have assiduously avoided discussion of venue and jurisdiction disputes. These arise with alarming frequency in non-compete litigation. By and large, they are dull and uninteresting topics that only lawyers can...more
In this December 2012 Issue:
- Second Circuit Decisions
- Connecticut Bankruptcy Court Decisions
The Second Circuit tackles the criminal exception to the automatic stay, administrative rent claims under a...more
Employers Ins. Co. of Wausau v. Arrowood Indemn. Co., Nos. 12-cv-283-bbc, 12-cv-284-bbc, 12-cv-285-bbc, 2012 WL 5306152 (W.D. Wis. Oct. 26, 2012).
A Wisconsin federal court avoided having to resolve a dispute over...more
On November 27, 2012, in a ruling that undoubtedly will impact the choice of venue for many large corporate bankruptcies in the future, Judge Shelley C. Chapman of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District...more
In an important opinion released on November 27, 2012, Judge Shelley C. Chapman of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York transferred the Patriot Coal Corporation (Patriot Coal) chapter 11...more
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