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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

Risk and opportunity amid falling oil prices

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 2 2014

The mainstream media have been trying to predict, on almost a daily basis, the causes of, and the winners and losers (mostly focused on the latter

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

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

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

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

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
  • -
  • 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”

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

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
  • -
  • 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

Sovereign debt update - NovemberDecember 2014

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • Argentina, Global, USA
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  • December 1 2014

On September 26, 2014, the United Nations Human Rights Council passed a resolution (AHRC27L.26) condemning "vulture funds" like Argentina's

Nine lessons from Detroit's chapter 9 case

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • 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

Aircraft leasing update: second circuit gives liftoff to billions in unsecured tax indemnity claims

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 13 2011

When an airline goes bankrupt, do the owner participants in aircraft leverage-lease transactions have a right to recover on monetary claims (worth billions) based on tax indemnification agreements ("TIAs")? The answer lies in the meaning of the words "paypaidpays," which had been the subject of conflicting interpretations in the bankruptcy and district courts in the Northwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines bankruptcy cases