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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

Euroresource-deals and debt - August 2014

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • Argentina, Canada, Italy, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • September 3 2014

The existing protections in section 233 of the Act have become outdated and are limited to supplies of gas, electricity, water and communications

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

Business restructuring review

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

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

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • 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

The year in bankruptcy: 2012

  • Jones Day
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  • 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

Fourth Circuit weighs in on good-faith defense to avoidance of fraudulent transfer

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 28 2014

An important defense in litigation brought by a bankruptcy trustee or chapter 1 1 debtor-in-possession (“DIP”) to avoid a fraudulent transfer is that

Seventh Circuit suggests that longer assumptionrejection deadline should govern integrated franchise and commercial lease agreements

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
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  • March 31 2014

It is broadly accepted that the abbreviated deadline for a bankruptcy trustee or chapter 11 debtor-in-possession ("DIP") to assume or reject an

First impressions: prepetition severance pay entitled to priority under section 507(a)(4)

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 1 2011

In the first circuit-level opinion on the issue, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Matson v. Alarcon, 651 F.3d 404 (4th Cir. 2011), held that, for purposes of establishing priority under section 507(a)(4) of the Bankruptcy Code, an employee's severance pay was "earned" entirely upon termination of employment, even though the severance amount was determined by the employee's length of service with the employer

No equitable tolling of Section 548 “look-back” period

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 13 2012

In Industrial Enterprises of America v. Burtis (In re Pitt Penn Holding Co., Inc.), 2012 WL 204095 (Bankr. D. Del. Jan. 24, 2012), a Delaware bankruptcy court held that the two-year statutory “look-back” period with respect to which a fraudulent transfer may be avoided pursuant to section 548 of the Bankruptcy Code cannot be “equitably tolled.”