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Dear court: please forgive me, but I need a continuance of my trial due to Yom Kippur

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

If you were to ask people on the street to name the first Jewish holiday that comes to mind, chances are a significant percentage would name Yom

All aboard! Government and industry groups propose complementary standards for crude oil transport

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

The regulation of transporting flammable liquids by rail has picked up steam in the past year thanks to the energy boom enabled by fracking, as

Appellate panel teaches the electric slide, sets forth a standard for determining whether electricity is a “good” for purposes of section 503(b)(9)

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2014

And so we return to the debate about whether electricity is a “good” for purposes of section 503(b)(9) of the Bankruptcy Code this time featuring

Study shows water use in “fracking” is similar to water use in conventional oil production

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2014

One of the many "hot button" issues surrounding the process of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," is the amount of water used in the process of

You can’t get around the automatic stay by filing an action against the debtor in another bankruptcy case before the same bankruptcy court. Or can you?

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2014

Every now and then, an adversary makes an argument that you think just can’t possibly be right, but no authority exist to support what seems so

New Jersey joins a growing list of state and local governments to enact “ban-the-box” laws

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2014

In August 2014, New Jersey joined a growing list of states and municipalities to adopt a so called "ban- the-box" law. Such laws delay employer

The reach of the automatic stay: one court reminds us that extending the automatic stay to non-debtors is “extraordinary relief”

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2014

If you ask the average person (a non-bankruptcy lawyer, that is) what they know about bankruptcy, chances are they will reference the Bankruptcy

U.S. Supreme Court rules that employee stock plan fiduciaries are not entitled to a “presumption of prudence”

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2014

On June 25, 2014, in a highly anticipated decision, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held in Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer that employee

IRS issues more rules affecting inversions

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 29 2014

On September 23, the IRS issued long-promised rules intended to discourage U.S. companies from being acquired by foreign companies in so-called

No loss is no defence: asset-flipping and fraudulent misrepresentation in receiverships

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 29 2014

A court-appointed receiver is bound to maximize return on the sale of an asset. But when a purchaser gets a better offer for the asset than the