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Indecent disclosure: how the failure to disclose a third-party release led to its undoing

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2014

As a result of the sheer number of legal and factual issues involved in many chapter 11 cases, bankruptcy judges can sometimes find themselves as

Supreme Court to review appeal issue in LIBOR litigation

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2014

The Supreme Court has granted certiorari in Gelboim v. Bank of America Corp. and will soon decide whether a case that has been dismissed from a

Release me! Release me!: S.D.N.Y Bankruptcy Court upholds certain non-consensual non-debtor releases granted by unimpaired creditors and equity holders

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

One topic we regularly write about on the Bankruptcy Blog is releases - especially third-party releases. In fact, as recently as Thursday, we wrote

New York Court of Appeals reminds litigants that the subtleties of jury instructions matter

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

Earlier this month, the New York State Court of Appeals - New York State's highest court - reversed a decision in a product liability action based

Highlights from 2014 (and beyond)

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

It's a beautiful day for the beach. Even though some of us may be at the beach today (and if you are at the beach, why didn't you invite us?

The Fourth Circuit provides a useful roadmap for debtor’s seeking third-party releases

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

The inclusion of third-party releases in plan of reorganization can be a particularly contentious aspect of the plan confirmation process. Debtors

The pain that comes along with walking a mile in your own shoes Circuits refuse to allow reorganized debtors to “step in the shoes” of debtors in possession as subrogees

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

Whether blue suede or Louboutins, people have been asked to “walk a mile in my shoes” as a means of seeking empathy from others. Unfortunately, as

California court denies putative GMO labeling class, but leaves the door open

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

Several years ago, most people had never heard of genetically modified organisms commonly referred to as GMOs. Chances are, if you were not a

Code vs. contract: Fifth Circuit holds that section 506(b) governs recovery of proceeds from a foreclosure sale after the automatic stay has been lifted

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

When an oversecured creditor forecloses on a debtor's property after the automatic stay has been lifted, does the Bankruptcy Code (as opposed to

Unfinished business: and the winner is . . .

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

In a unanimous decision, the New York Court of Appeals stuck a dagger through the heart of bankruptcy estates of failed law firms as it declared that