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The year in bankruptcy: 2011

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
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  • January 20 2012

A "roller-coaster ride of financial and economic uncertainty" would be one way to describe 2011

The year in bankruptcy 2013

  • Jones Day
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  • Global, USA
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  • January 22 2014

The eyes of the financial world were on the U.S. during 2013. The view was dismaying and encouraging in roughly equal parts. The U.S. rang in the new

Nine lessons from Detroit's chapter 9 case

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2014

On November 7, 2014, Judge Steven Rhodes, the judge presiding over the City of Detroit's bankruptcy case, announced that he would confirm the City's

Sovereign debt update

  • Jones Day
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  • Argentina, Puerto Rico, USA
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  • October 1 2014

On June 30, 2014, Latin America’s third-largest economy failed to make a scheduled $539 million payment to bondholders after U.S. District Court

The year in bankruptcy: 2012

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2013

December 2012 marked the fifth anniversary of the beginning of the Great Recession, which officially began in December 2007 and ended in June 2009

Business restructuring review

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
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  • February 4 2014

The eyes of the financial world were on the U.S. during 2013. The view was dismaying and encouraging in roughly equal parts. The U.S. rang in the new

Another blow to triangular setoff in bankruptcy

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2013

Section 553 of the Bankruptcy Code provides, subject to certain exceptions, that the Bankruptcy Code "does not affect any right of a creditor to

The year in bankruptcy

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
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  • February 1 2008

In a tumultuous year that is likely to be remembered for its extreme market volatility, skyrocketing commodity prices (e.g., crude oil hovering at $100 per barrel), a slumping housing market, the weakest U.S. dollar in decades versus major currencies, a ballooning trade deficit with significant overseas trading partners such as China, Japan, and the EU, and an unprecedented proliferation of giant private equity deals that quickly fizzled when the subprime mortgage meltdown made inexpensive corporate credit nearly impossible to come by, 2007 was anything but mundane

Secured creditor may choose to take no action during Chapter 11 case without hazarding lien stripping

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2013

A long-standing legal principle is that liens pass through bankruptcy unaffected. Like every general rule, however, this tenet has exceptions. One of

First impressions: commercial leases may be assumed within 210-day deadline and assigned later

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
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  • November 21 2013

Commercial landlords hailed as a significant victory the enactment in 2005 of a 210-day "drop dead" period after which a lease of nonresidential real