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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

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: 2012

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
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  • 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

When do rights of first refusal constitute an unenforceable restriction on assignment in bankruptcy?

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
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  • February 1 2008

In the chapter 11 cases of Adelphia Communications Corporation and its subsidiaries, Adelphia sought to assume and assign more than 2,000 franchise agreements in connection with the proposed transfer of its cable operations to affiliates of Comcast Corporation and Time Warner Cable

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

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
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  • 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

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

Euroresourcedeals and debt - June 2014

  • Jones Day
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  • European Union, USA
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  • June 30 2014

On 16 June 2014, despite the Republic of Argentina's warning that it may once again be forced to default on its sovereign debt, the US Supreme Court

Safe harbor redux: the Second Circuit revisits the Bankruptcy Code’s protection against avoidance of securities contract payments

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
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  • July 31 2013

"Safe harbors" in the Bankruptcy Code designed to minimize "systemic risk"disruption in the securities and commodities markets that could

First (post-) impressions: insider distribution violates absolute priority rule, and competition is essential element of new value corollary

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
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  • March 31 2013

Until 2013, no circuit court of appeals had weighed in on the implications of the U.S. Supreme Court's pronouncement in the 203 North LaSalle case

In re Washington Mutual, Inc.: Delaware Bankruptcy Court limits debtors’ release of third parties

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
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  • April 1 2011

In a recent decision, Judge Mary F. Walrath of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware greatly limited debtors’ ability to release parties under a chapter 11 plan in the bankruptcy cases of Washington Mutual, Inc. (“WMI”), and its debtor affiliates (together with WMI, the “Debtors”