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Perfection and priority of oil & gas producers' liens in doubt

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2009

Oil and gas producers in Texas and a handful of other states have had the comfort of believing that they held purchase money security interests against the production in the hands of first purchasers and proceeds of that production

“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

Is triangular set-off enforceable under US laws?

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 29 2009

It is not uncommon to find in trading agreements triangular set-off provisions, also commonly referred to as “cross-affiliates” set-off clauses

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
  • -
  • 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

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

Euroresource--deals and debt

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • 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

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

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

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • 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

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
  • -
  • 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

Fifth Circuit applies safe harbor protection to power supply contract in real estate manager's bankruptcy

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2012

On August 2, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued its decision in Lightfoot v. MXEnergy Elec., Inc. (In re MBS Mgmt. Servs., Inc.), Case No. 11-30553 (5th Cir. 2012), holding that a real estate management company’s electricity supply contract qualified as a “forward contract”, payments on account of which are protected from avoidance as preferential transfers under the Bankruptcy Code’s “safe harbor” provisions