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The Bankruptcy Corner: Is Your D&O/Lender Liability Coverage High Danger Proof?

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When Baker Donelson's Advocacy Department invites the Corporate Restructuring & Bankruptcy (CRaB) practice group to submit an article for the Trial Spotlight Newsletter it creates the editorial equivalent of hockey's...more

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A Conversation with Jan M. Hayden: Making Dollars and Cents of a 40-Year Career in Bankruptcy and Restructuring

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Dubbed the "Baroness of Bankruptcy" by Super Lawyers, Jan Hayden has spent her 40-year career developing a national reputation as a widely respected leader in the field of insolvency and restructuring. Jan's myriad of...more

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Business Restructuring Review | July-August 2021

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Chapter 15 Update: U.S. Bankruptcy Court Refuses To Enforce Order Approving Indonesian Debt Restructuring Plan Due To Third-party Releases - Cross-border bankruptcy cases filed in the U.S. under chapter 15 of the...more

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Voting Right Assignment Unenforceable, But Subordinated Creditor Lacked Standing to Participate in Chapter 11 Plan Confirmation...

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In In re Fencepost Productions Inc., 2021 WL 1259691 (Bankr. D. Kan. Mar. 31, 2021), the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Kansas recently addressed the enforceability of a provision in a pre-bankruptcy subordination...more

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U.S. Bankruptcy Code Tolling Provision Applies in Chapter 15 Case to Extend Deadlines Under Foreign Bankruptcy Law

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In In re Bankr. Est. of Norske Skogindustrier ASA, 2021 WL 1687903 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. Apr. 29, 2021), the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York held that a foreign representative in a case under chapter 15...more

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Illinois Bankruptcy Court Examines Statutory Authority for Enforcing Foreign Bankruptcy Court Orders in Chapter 15 Cases

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In cases under both chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code and its repealed predecessor, section 304, U.S. bankruptcy courts have routinely recognized and enforced orders of foreign bankruptcy and insolvency courts as a matter of...more

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Chapter 15 Update: U.S. Bankruptcy Court Refuses to Enforce Order Approving Indonesian Debt Restructuring Plan Due to Third-Party...

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Cross-border bankruptcy cases filed in the U.S. under chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code on behalf of foreign businesses doubled during 2020 and are on pace to set another record-breaking year in 2021 (with more than 123...more

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In Brief: U.S. Supreme Court Declines Review of High-Profile Bankruptcy Rulings

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Madoff - In what may be the beginning of the final chapter of more than a decade of litigation involving efforts to recover $41 million of the fictitious profits paid to certain investors in Bernard Madoff's defunct...more

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Setoffs Under Shari'a-Compliant Investment Contracts Not Safe Harbored in Bankruptcy

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In In re Arcapita Bank B.S.C., 2021 WL 1603608 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. Apr. 23, 2021), the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York addressed the interaction between purported setoff rights arising under...more

Troutman Pepper

In In re Karcredit LLC, US Bankruptcy Court Holds Stock Issuer Liable to Lender for Double-Pledged Stock

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In In re Karcredit LLC , the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana was faced with two lenders with claims to one original stock certificate as collateral. On June 1, the court held that the corporation...more

McGlinchey Stafford

What Does The Homaidan Case Change About Private Student Loans In Bankruptcy?

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The non-dischargeability of private student loans in bankruptcy proceedings has long been assumed to be almost absolute, but a July 15, 2021 decision (Homaidan v. Sallie Mae) by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second...more

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Bankruptcy No Sanctuary Against Government Enforcement Actions: NRA’s Chapter 11 Case Dismissed as Bad Faith Filing

In May, 2021, Judge Harlin D. Hale of the United State Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas, dismissed the chapter 11 cases filed by the National Rifle Association.  The court found that the organization filed...more

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

It Is, In Fact, Expensive To Be Erika Jayne

“It’s expensive to be me / Looking this good don’t come for free.” —Erika Jayne, “XXpen$ive” - Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast member Erika Girardi, more commonly known as Erika Jayne, is the latest example of just how...more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

New Court Ruling on Whether Avoidance Powers Require Benefit to Creditors

The Bankruptcy Code grants the power to avoid certain transactions to a bankruptcy trustee or debtor-in-possession. See, e.g., 11 U.S.C. §§ 544, 547–48. Is there a general requirement that these avoidance powers only be...more

McGlinchey Stafford

Repossessions and Bankruptcy Post-COVID, Post-Fulton [More with McGlinchey, Ep. 26]

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COVID-19’s economic impact on borrowers’ ability to repay loans has had major repercussions for auto lenders, and the U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a decision relating to repossessions in bankruptcy. In this episode of...more

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District Court Reverses Bankruptcy Court Order Imposing Sanctions on Mortgage Servicer

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina recently reversed an order of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. The bankruptcy court order held mortgage servicer Newrez,...more

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Taking it to the limit – why getting it right when limiting liability can save you in the long run

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When you are in business, there’s always a chance that something could go wrong – whether as a result of your actions, or something outside your control....more

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Don’t Wait! What Businesses Should do at the First Sign of Financial Trouble

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One of the worst things a business owner can do is wait too long to seek restructuring and insolvency advice once financial distress arises. This includes waiting until all of the money is gone, signing the forbearance that...more

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC

Is Your Bankruptcy Filing Ripe for An Adversary Complaint?

An automatic stay, which is unique to bankruptcy, generally gives breathing room to a debtor who has filed a bankruptcy. Meaning, if there was pending litigation or attempts to collect an outstanding obligation, the majority...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

What Is the Latest News on France’s Restructuring and Insolvency Law Reforms?

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The reforms, which are the result of the transposition of the EU’s Restructuring Directive, should come into force in October. Key Points: ..The introduction of new “accelerated safeguard” proceedings that satisfies...more

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Huge Win For Private Student Loan Borrowers

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Student loans are notoriously difficult to shed through the bankruptcy process. A person must show that it would impose an "undue hardship" on them to be required to repay the student loans, and the test for proving undue...more

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Second Circuit Rules Private Student Loans May Be Discharged in Bankruptcy

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On July 15, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that private student loans are not explicitly exempt from a debtor’s Chapter 7 bankruptcy discharge....more

Fox Rothschild LLP

The Third Circuit, Latent Tort Claims And Bankruptcy Code § 524(g)

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To give a reorganized debtor a “fresh start,” the Bankruptcy Code provides that the confirmation of a plan discharges the debtor from any debt that arose before the confirmation date. However, if a potential claimant lacks...more

Emmet, Marvin & Martin LLP

Pre-judgment Attachment Lien May Be Sufficient “cause” To Lift Automatic Stay

11 U.S.C. 362(d)(1) empowers the Bankruptcy Court to grant relief from the automatic stay on the request of a party-in-interest “for cause, including lack of adequate protection of an interest in property of such party in...more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Northern District of Texas Bankruptcy Court Dismisses NRA Bankruptcy Cases

The Northern District of Texas Bankruptcy Court in In re National Rifle Association of America and Sea Girt LLC, Case No. 21-30085 (Bankr. N.D. Tex. May 11, 2021), ECF No. 740, dismissed the National Rifle Association...more

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