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Bankruptcy court decision sheds light on cross-border eligibility, venue, and COMI issues (part two)

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 12 2014

In the first part of our two-part series on In re Suntech, we discussed the bankruptcy court's ruling that Suntech was eligible to be a debtor under

Bankruptcy court decision sheds light on cross-border eligibility, venue, and COMI issues (part one)

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2014

Businesses with a global footprint require agile, sophisticated counsel possessing in-depth knowledge of the international aspects of bankruptcy and

Can I borrow your cause of action for a minute? Derivative standing in the Seventh Circuit

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2014

A debtor's prepetition causes of action and other legal interests typically become property of the debtor's estate under section 541 of the

Another record-breaking year for False Claims Act recovery

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 9 2014

DOJ recently announced that it recovered $5.7 billion under the False Claims Act in fiscal 2014. The staggering haul bested the previous record of $4

The importance of a battletested incident response plan

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 9 2014

We have definitively learned from the past few months’ worth of catastrophic cyber security breaches that throwing tens of millions of dollars at

The ABI Commission to study the reform of Chapter 11 issues its Final Report and Recommendations

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 9 2014

The American Bankruptcy Institute Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11 today released its long-awaited, much-anticipated Final Report and

FTC reaches settlement with patent assertion entity

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 8 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reached a settlement with MPHJ, a patent assertion entity (PAE), and its counsel at the law firm of Farney Daniels

EPA’s long-awaited fracking-wastewater rules move a step closer to publication

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 4 2014

New regulations are on the horizon for wastewater produced as a byproduct of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”). In 2012, fracking operations produced

If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck, then: Kansas bankruptcy court finds car “lease” is a disguised financing based on economic realities of transaction

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 4 2014

When a contract looks like a lease, but operates more like a security agreement, how should the contract be treated in bankruptcy? The United States

Fracking battles in Texas continue to heat up

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 3 2014

As we reported on our blog, the City of Denton, Texas recently became the first Texas municipality to enact an ordinance banning the drilling