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Appellate panel teaches the electric slide, sets forth a standard for determining whether electricity is a “good” for purposes of section 503(b)(9)

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2014

And so we return to the debate about whether electricity is a “good” for purposes of section 503(b)(9) of the Bankruptcy Code this time featuring

“Officer” titles do they confer insider status?

  • Dechert LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2014

Insider status in U.S. bankruptcy carries with it significant burdens. Insiders face a one year preference exposure rather than the 90 day period

Defending preference actions: understanding your rights as a creditor

  • Liskow & Lewis
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2014

There is nothing more frustrating to a creditor than finally getting paid for goods or services, only to have a customer file for bankruptcy

Energy Future Holding Corp. files a chapter 11 case to restructure roughly $50b of debt

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 6 2014

On April 29, 2014, power giant Energy Future Holding Corp. ("Energy Future"), along with 70 subsidiaries, filed for chapter 11 protection in the

8th Circuit expands application of new value defense in preference actions

  • Cooley LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2014

On March 20, 2014, the Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issued an important decision in Stoebner v. San Diego Gas & Electric Co. (In re LGI

Supreme Court of North Dakota finds that simple interest, rather than compound interest, is appropriate under the North Dakota unpaid royalties statute. Van Sickle v. Hallmark & Assoc., Inc., 2013 ND 218 (N.D. 2013)

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2014

In Van Sickle, the plaintiffs each owned a royalty interest in a well that was originally leased by Comanche Oil Company, which later assigned its

Delaware Bankruptcy Court cuts off electricity providers’ access to Section 503(b)(9) of the Bankruptcy Code

  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2013

The Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware recently ruled in In re NE OPCO, Inc., 2013 Bankr. LEXIS 4569 (Bankr. D. Del. Nov. 1, 2013), that

What goes up ... Quick glance 3 at Ohio oil and gas leases in bankruptcy

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 2 2013

As with our prior posts on oil and gas leases in bankruptcy (located here and here), this post presents another thorny issue - namely, "Is an oil and

Euroresource--deals and debt

  • Jones Day
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  • Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • July 30 2013

On 26 July 2013, the French government filed an amicus curiae ("friend of the court") brief supporting Argentina's petition requesting the U.S

What goes up a quick glance at Ohio oil and gas leases in bankruptcy

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 5 2013

As Ohio enjoys its latest boom in oil and gas exploration, it is important to understand how oil and gas leases are treated in bankruptcy. Unsettled