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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

Sovereign debt update

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • 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

Senior class gifting is not the end of the story: some recent developments regarding the absolute priority rule and the new value exception

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 10 2011

Much attention in the commercial bankruptcy world has been devoted recently to judicial pronouncements concerning whether the practice of senior creditor class “gifting” to junior classes under a chapter 11 plan violates the Bankruptcy Code’s “absolute priority rule.”

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

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2013

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

Taking a stand where few have trodden: structured dismissal held clearly authorized by the Bankruptcy Code

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2014

A "structured dismissal" of a chapter 11 case following a sale of substantially all of the debtor's assets has become increasingly common as a way to

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

Trademark-licensee limbo in bankruptcy continues

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 31 2010

A debtor's decision to assume or reject an executory contract is typically given deferential treatment by bankruptcy courts under a "business judgment" standard

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

  • Jones Day
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  • 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