Mondaq USA: Insolvency/Bankruptcy, Re-structuring
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The facts of the case centered around a series of transfers made by Daniel Lee Ritz, Jr., a director of Chrysalis Manufacturing Corp.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Since my April 15th blog post, Curtis James Jackson III, better known as rapper 50 Cent ("Jackson"), has made it past the disclosure statement approval phase of his bankruptcy case.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Yesterday, Iron Bridge Tools, Inc., a full-service design, development, and distribution company serving the consumer and professional hand-tool market, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Fort Lauderdale (Case No. 16-17505-RBR).
Poyner Spruill LLP
On May 16, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Husky International Electronic, Inc. v. Ritz.
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
The bankruptcy court sustains the creditor's objection to the proposed Chapter 13 plan, finding the creditor's expert more credible than the debtor's expert as to valuation of the debtor's mobile home.
Fox Rothschild LLP
In a 9-page opinion issued in the Syntax-Brillian case on May 11, 2016, Chief Judge Brendan L. Shannon lays out three principles of law that all litigants should know (if they don't already).
Fox Rothschild LLP
From May 11 through May 17, Alfred Giuliano, the Chapter 7 Trustee for the bankruptcy estate of Leading Edge Logistics, LLC, filed approximately 86 complaints in preference action cases.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The facts of Husky were, honestly, pretty egregious. At oral argument, Ritz's attorney did not dispute the existence of a fraudulent transfer scheme.
Foley & Lardner
On May 16, 2016 the United States Supreme Court issued an opinion regarding the meaning of "actual fraud" under the Bankruptcy Code.
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
The debtor sustains, in part, the debtors' objection to the creditor's notice of post-petition mortgage fees, expenses and charges. The debtor contended the following fees were unreasonable: $500 for an objection to the debtor's plan, $100 for the filing of the notice, and $650 for the preparation and filing of a proof of claim.
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
The bankruptcy court grants summary judgment in favor of the debtor, holding a mortgage debt had been discharged in the Chapter 7 and the recording of the mortgage and foreclosure action constituted a violation of the automatic stay and the discharge injunction.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Another North Dakota shale oil driller has filed for bankruptcy protection.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
On April 25, 2016, an Opinion White Paper was issued by a group of 28 law firms to provide guidance to practitioners in rendering legal opinions regarding Section 316(b) of the Trust Indenture Act.
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
Earlier today, in a 7-1 decision, the Supreme Court issued its opinion, reversing the Fifth Circuit's holding and ruling that actual fraud encompasses "fraudulent conveyance schemes...
Fox Rothschild LLP
This is the final installment in a three-part series on letters of credit by attorneys in Fox Rothschild's Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice.
Thompson Coburn LLP
On May 10, 2016, the Missouri General Assembly passed the Missouri Commercial Receivership Act (MCRA), providing for significant changes to Missouri's law on receiverships.
Jones Day
The Bankruptcy Code embodies the basic policy of affording relief to only the honest but unfortunate debtor.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Owners of foreclosed properties who are seeking to avoid tax lien sales in bankruptcy now face starkly different fates in Pennsylvania as compared to New Jersey, according to a recent ruling from a bankruptcy judge in Philadelphia.
Fox Rothschild LLP
This is the second of a three-part series on letters of credit by attorneys in Fox Rothschild's Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The second wave of preference action filings brings the total preference actions filed in the SRC Liquidation bankruptcy to 393 in total.
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Fox Rothschild LLP
In a 13 page decision, released April 22, 2016, Judge Gross of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court granted a motion to dismiss an adversary proceeding and sanctioned the Plaintiff...
Strasburger & Price, L.L.P.
On May 3, 2016, New York bankruptcy judge Shelley Chapman issued a judgment in In re Sabine Oil & Gas Corporation which could dramatically shift the balance of power in favor of distressed energy and production companies...
Fox Rothschild LLP
On May 1, 2016, BIND Therapeutics, Inc., and affiliated companies ("Debtors" or "BIND") voluntarily filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
In a recent decision, In re Blanchard, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals took on the knotty question of how one properly perfects a lien in a vendor's interest under a land contract.
Fox Rothschild LLP
This is the second of a three-part series on letters of credit by attorneys in Fox Rothschild's Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The debtor has two years from the date it filed its petition for bankruptcy to file a complaint seeking the recovery of a preference payment.
Jones Day
This Emerging Issues video is the second in a series about risk management in the current economic environment.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
As the spate of energy bankruptcies continues, trustees, shareholders, creditors, plaintiff's firms and other interested parties are looking at ever more creative ways to maximize the recovery...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
What showing must creditors make to be granted the right to prosecute claims on behalf of the bankruptcy estate?
Caplin & Drysdale
This matter arose in the context of a state court action in Fulton County, Georgia, where Marlos L. Chenault and Shayrika L. Chenault (the "Plaintiffs") filed a lawsuit in October 2012 alleging damages...
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