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UKCloud Liquidation - Software Escrow is vital says Escrow London as UKCloud is next to fall victim of the insolvency crisis

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On the 25th October, the public sector cloud specialist UKCloud was placed into liquidation. UKCloud, also trading as UKCloud Health and UKCloudX, was a British Cloud provider headquartered in Farnborough, United Kingdom,...more

Goldberg Segalla

2022 Third Quarter Asbestos Bankruptcy Trust Alert

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Many trusts this year have expanded their approved job site lists, allowing compensation for more individuals who claim to have an asbestos-related injury. However, as can be seen below, many trusts also have decreased their...more

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Brief: BlockFi Bankruptcy Filing

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BlockFi Inc. and eight of its affiliates (collectively, the “Debtors”) filed the most recent crypto-related chapter 11 this past Monday, November 28, 2022, in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey (the...more

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Justice Department announces new guidance for handling bankruptcy discharge of federal student loans

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In conjunction with efforts to forgive federal student debt for certain borrowers, President Biden’s Justice Department recently announced new guidance for its attorneys to use when deciding whether to recommend that a...more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Second Circuit Reaffirms that Debtor Can Obtain Refund for Non-Uniform Bankruptcy Fees

We have previously blogged about Siegel v. Fitzgerald, the Supreme Court decision last June that invalidated the 2018 difference in fees between bankruptcy cases filed in Bankruptcy Administrator judicial districts and U.S....more

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Commercial Landlords v. Tenants: Let Battle Recommence

Key Points - - An arbitration scheme for commercial landlords and tenants was introduced during March 2022 under the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022 with the aim of resolving disputes over outstanding rent arrears...more

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Restructuring & Special Situations 2022 Year in Review Key insolvency decisions in Hong Kong and the People’s Republic of China

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2022 has been a year which has seen significant developments in court-led corporate rescue and insolvency law reform in Hong Kong. In light of the lingering COVID19 pandemic, it was all the more important that the Hong Kong...more

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What do real estate companies and executives need to do to prepare for 2023 and the expected economic slowdown?

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A few of Greenberg Glusker Real Estate Partners answer a key outlook question: What do real estate developers, investors, lenders, owners, and operators need to do to prepare for 2023 and the expected economic slowdown?...more

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Bankruptcy Remoteness: A Summary Analysis

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The Committee on Securitization and Structured Finance of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association has prepared this whitepaper to provide a summary analysis of certain fundamental legal concepts underlying...more

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

ISDA and SIFMA Back Dealers’ Bankruptcy Interest Swap Termination Claims over Debtor Objection

In an amicus brief, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association argued that the amount of a dealer’s termination claim under the 1992 ISDA Master Agreement...more

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Another Cryptocurrency Firm Bites the Dust

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Cryptocurrency platform BlockFi Inc.—another casualty of the collapse of exchange FTX earlier this month—filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition this morning in the New Jersey Bankruptcy Court (Case No. 22-1936). BlockFi joins...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

We Wish You a Happy Thanksgiving as We Count Our Blessings

As we all hit the grocery store for that forgotten cranberry sauce and send a few last urgent work emails, we hope everyone is able to be with friends and family this Thanksgiving. Here at Bradley, we are counting our...more

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Keepwell deeds, exclusive jurisdiction clauses and reorganisation proceedings

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Following on from our previous article Hong Kong Court clarifies whether an exclusive jurisdiction clause precludes it from hearing a bankruptcy petition, the recent case of Nuoxi Capital Limited (in liquidation in the...more

Perkins Coie

Voyager Bankruptcy Exit Derailed by FTX’s Bankruptcy Entrance

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Bankruptcy court hearings to confirm Chapter 11 plans, which set forth how the company seeks to exit bankruptcy, are frequently delayed. These hearings are infrequently canceled. But on November 15, 2022, Voyager canceled its...more

King & Spalding

Financing During Saudi Financial Restructuring Proceedings

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An otherwise viable business experiencing a cash flow crisis may seek relief under Chapter Four of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (“KSA”) Bankruptcy Law (“Bankruptcy Law”), a flexible statute that helps facilitate the financial...more

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Does Misleading or Deceptive Advertising Violate the Automatic Stay? 

Is it a violation of the automatic stay for a competitor of a Chapter 11 Debtor to target the Debtor’s customers using false or misleading statements? U. S. District Court Judge Cathy Seibel of the Southern District of New...more

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Defense Strategies for Depositors in Crypto Ch. 11 Litigation

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As multiple bankrupt cryptocurrency Chapter 11 cases begin to pick up steam, depositors of cryptocurrency on the bankrupt exchanges have many questions. Please see Publication below for more information. Originally...more

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Free and Clear of Post-Petition Guarantor Liability—Not So Fast: A Bankruptcy Discharge May Not Apply to Post-petition Claims...

A somewhat common question that arises after a bankruptcy discharge is granted is whether post-petition liabilities are discharged under pre-petition agreements, like guaranties. To describe the issue in more digestible...more

White & Case LLP

US Chapter 15: Recognition of Indonesian Reorganization Plan

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In recent years, Indonesian companies have shown both a greater willingness to use foreign restructuring processes, as well as a greater need to do so given the increasingly sophisticated financing structures and investor...more

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Does A Receiver Have To Comply With A Subpoena?

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Q: I am a receiver in a partnership dispute case. I have been served with a subpoena issued from a case outside the receivership case, seeking partnership records and emails to and from a defendant in that case. Neither the...more

Vinson & Elkins LLP

To Release or Not to Release? Courts Remain Split on Release Provisions

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Third-party release provisions are a common feature of almost every chapter 11 plan in large bankruptcy cases. Despite this, there has long been a split among bankruptcy courts and Circuit Courts of Appeal on the scope and...more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Crypto Company FTX Files Massive Bankruptcy in Delaware

Another domino has fallen.  Earlier this year, we wrote about the challenges facing the crypto industry that resulted in the bankruptcy filings of Three Arrows Capital, Celsius Network, and Voyager Digital. We noted that...more

Hogan Lovells

Administrative dissolution without liquidation

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On 18 October 2022, a new law introducing the administrative proceedings allowing for a simplified dissolution without liquidation of qualified Luxembourg companies upon request of the Public Prosecutor (Procureur d’Etat) was...more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Tenants Beware: When Your Deposit Lacks Security

Security deposits are a fundamental landlord protection under leases with the expectation of tenants that the deposits will be returned upon the expiration of the lease. While landlords frequently consider how to protect...more

Stikeman Elliott LLP

Arbitration Agreements May Be “Inoperative” In Face of Insolvency Proceedings, Supreme Court of Canada Holds

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On November 10, 2022, the Supreme Court of Canada (the "SCC") released its long-awaited decision in Peace River Hydro Partners v Petrowest Corp., 2022 SCC 41 (“Peace River”), which addresses the interaction between insolvency...more

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