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As Bankruptcy Bells Ring In The Outer Continental Shelf, BSEE May Toll For You
In 2014, we wrote about efforts by the U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) to require less traditional parties ...
United States
10 Oct 2019
New DIFC Insolvency And Employment Laws Enacted
On June 11 and 12, 2019, the Ruler of Dubai enacted new insolvency and employment laws in the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC).
United Arab Emirates
27 Jun 2019
Goggin And The D&O Insurance ‘Capacity' Exclusion: A Potential Coverage Gap For Private Equity And Other Investor-Designated Directors
Private equity sponsors, hedge funds, and other investment entities who bargain for seats on their portfolio companies' boards often assume that their director-designees will be fully covered
United States
20 Jun 2019
Post Weinstein: How Does Talent Protect Their Right To Profit Participations?
Lantern Entertainment, LLC, which acquired substantially all of the assets of The Weinstein Company in a 363 sale in 2018, has faced numerous objections from actors alleging they are owed unpaid profit participations ...
United States
26 Apr 2019
In The Matter Of CW Advanced Technologies Limited – An Intriguing Decision In Hong Kong Concerning Cross-Border Insolvencies And Restructurings And The New Singaporean Restructuring Regime
The High Court of Hong Kong has handed down an intriguing insolvency and restructuring decision which reaffirms the Hong Kong court's pragmatic approach to cross-border restructuring.
Hong Kong
3 Aug 2018
Will Oil Prices Drop? What's In Store For The Upstream And Midstream Sectors Ahead
Oil prices hit a seven-month high on Tuesday, with WTI ending the day at $48.31. Prices have been on the rise since hitting lows under $30 in February.
United States
24 May 2016
Directors – Don't Be At A Loss For Your D&O Coverage In Bankruptcy
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...
United States
11 May 2016
Preparing For A Joint Venture Partner's Bankruptcy
With the extended collapse in energy prices, many exploration and production (E&P) producers are now focused on not only adjusting their own drilling activities, but also on carefully assessing their partners' financial positions...
United States
6 Apr 2016
Midstream Acreage Contract Dedications Take A Hit In Bankruptcy
On March 8, 2016, Judge Shelley Chapman, the Southern District of New York Bankruptcy Judge in the Sabine Oil & Gas chapter 11 cases, authorized the Sabine Debtors' rejection of certain of gathering and processing agreements involving Texas oil and gas properties.
United States
15 Mar 2016
The New Normal For Distressed Energy Companies
As sub-$30 oil prices continue to place mounting pressure on struggling energy companies, we are seeing a steady uptick in claims by unpaid vendors and suppliers.
United States
15 Mar 2016
Midstream Contract Acreage Dedications At Risk
On Tuesday, Judge Shelley Chapman, the Southern District of New York Bankruptcy Judge in the Sabine Oil & Gas chapter 11 cases, noted she was "inclined" to permit the rejection of certain gathering and processing agreements...
United States
18 Feb 2016
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