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Attorneys Beware: Federal Court Reinstates Aiding And Abetting Breach Of Fiduciary Duty Claim Against Law Firm
Attorneys who advise a distressed company usually work very closely with members of the board of directors.
United States
16 May 2019
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Ninth Circuit Gives A Partial Green Light to Cannabis Company Bankruptcies
Earlier today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its long-awaited ruling in the Garvin v. Cook Investments, NW, SPNYW case
United States
16 May 2019
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Relief From Forfeiture – In The Balance
The demise of high street retail and the insolvency of household names, including Woolworths, BHS, and more recently Debenhams and Monsoon has been a real headache for property owners.
UK
15 May 2019
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Can Directors File An Out Of Hours Administration Appointment?
With the introduction of electronic filing which allows parties to file documents at court 24/7 we consider the recent case of Wright v HMV Ecommerce Limited (2019) in which the court was asked...
UK
15 May 2019
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How Do You "Undo" A Business In The UK? A Guide To UK Practice
How Do You "Undo" A Business In The UK? A Guide To UK Practice.
UK
10 May 2019
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Pensions Versus Insolvency: Changes To The Pension Regulator's Powers
There has always been a tension between protecting the interests of defined benefit pension schemes and insolvency given on the one hand The Pensions Regulator (TPR)
UK
21 Feb 2019
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Will Bankruptcy Stay Criminal Proceedings For PG&E?
On January 29, 2019, California's Pacific Gas and Electric, one of the nation's largest utilities, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
United States
4 Feb 2019
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State Marijuana Laws Vs. Bankruptcy: The Tension Grows
In prior posts, we examined whether state-licensed marijuana businesses, and those doing business with marijuana businesses ...
United States
9 Jan 2019
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Third Circuit Confirms There's No Wiggle Room With Jurisdictional Limitations
A precedential decision issued on November 28, 2018 by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit highlights the limits of bankruptcy judges' authority to transfer non-core proceedings to other courts.
UK
13 Dec 2018
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The Fifth Circuit Reminds Buyers To Beware Of Buying "Deemed Rejected" Contracts
The recent decision by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in In re Provider Meds, L.L.C. is a stark reminder to chapter 7 trustees that they have an affirmative obligation ...
United States
11 Dec 2018
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Did Jevic Doom Future Chapter 11 Recovery Efforts By Unsecured Creditors?
Can a senior secured creditor, who credit bid for substantially all of a debtor's assets, contribute non-estate property to a litigation trust for the benefit of general unsecured creditors...
United States
6 Dec 2018
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Are Trademark Licensees Protected In A Licensor Bankruptcy?
Certain licensees of intellectual property are expressly given expanded rights when their licensors file bankruptcy.
United States
5 Dec 2018
13
HMRC, Insolvency And Post-Budget Preferential Status
The effect of this was to swell the pot of assets available to be applied to all unsecured creditor claims.
UK
12 Nov 2018
14
PPF Standard Guarantee Survives Attack In The Courts
It was inevitable that at some point the Pension Protection Fund standard guarantee would be put to the test in the courts.
UK
12 Nov 2018
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I'll Gladly Pay You Tuesday For An Ice Cream Cone Today: 11th Circuit Clarifies Availability Of "New Value" Defense In Bankruptcy Preference
Last month, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals clarified the circumstances under which a creditor can assert a "new value" defense ...
United States
30 Oct 2018
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Let's Fly Away…..
In the holiday season many of us jet-set to foreign shores – but do we ever think about how we might get home ...
UK
30 Oct 2018
17
Government Proposes Legislation To Enhance UK Insolvency Regime
On 26 August, the Government announced that it will be making changes to UK insolvency legislation.
UK
30 Oct 2018
18
Third Circuit Makes Clear That Plan Releases Can Extend To Post-Confirmation Acts
We have discussed plan releases in prior posts. Oftentimes, disputes involving plan releases revolve around whether, and in what contexts ...
United States
30 Oct 2018
19
"I'll Be Back . . . Probably": The Terminator's Conundrum
A recent decision in the In re RMH Franchise Holdings bankruptcy case pending in the District of Delaware, highlights the importance of complying ...
United States
29 Oct 2018
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Can't Prove It? You'll Lose It.
The High Court has issued a judgment dismissing the entirety of the Claimants' claim in a long-running dispute commenced by a pair of property developers against a Judicial Factor to the estate ...
UK
29 Oct 2018
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