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New twist in litigation against states dragging their feet on fracking regulation

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 17 2014

Over the past year, the fight to authorize fracking has taken different forms in various states across the country, including lawsuits challenging

Heads up for the 2015 proxy season: ISS spotlight on independent chair shareholder proposals and equity compensation plans

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 17 2014

On October 15, 2014, Institutional Shareholder Services (“ISS”) released Proposed amendments to its proxy voting policies for the 2015 proxy season

Can you inadvertently waive your automatic stay rights goodbye?

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 17 2014

As a general rule, bankruptcy courts do not enforce provisions in organizational documents, loan agreements, or other prepetition contracts that

A comity of (reversible) error: Second Circuit finds foreign debtor’s claim against U.S. debtor is “located” in the United States

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2014

The ability of a foreign debtor to avail itself of the protections of the Bankruptcy Code, such as the automatic stay, with respect to its property

Another SCOTUS case to keep an eye on this term

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2014

My colleague Lisa Sokolowski recently discussed some of the cases we are watching during this year's Supreme Court term. Let's add another to the

Major banks take action to facilitate cross-border resolution efforts by agreeing to sign ISDA Resolution Stay Protocol

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • Global, USA
  • -
  • October 14 2014

This past Saturday, October 11, 2014, marked an important day in the too-big-too-fail regulatory and industry initiative. The International Swaps and

Ninth Circuit affirms local ordinance regarding pharmaceutical disposal

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 13 2014

Late last month, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the constitutionality of a California county ordinance requiring all manufacturers of both brand name and

Closed for Columbus Day because of Bankruptcy Rule 9006(a)(6)

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 13 2014

In case you were wondering, Columbus Day is in the top ten of "legal holidays" that Bankruptcy Rule 9006 recognizes. Although the Weil Bankruptcy

Hashtag: thinking of starting your own marijuana business?

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

Have you ever wanted to start your own marijuana cultivation and distribution business? Do you see billboards on the highway advertising pot-growing

Plaintiff’s major malfunction: failure to plead the “malfunction theory”

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

No direct evidence of a specific product defect? No problem. The "malfunction theory" allows a plaintiff to establish the existence of a product