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Kelson Channelview LLC v. Reliant Energy Channelview LP

  • Lowenstein Sandler LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 20 2010

The term "stalking horse" originally referred to a horse or type of screen a hunter used to conceal his position from intended prey

Our “must-cite” bankruptcy cases

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 8 2014

August is that hot, humid time of the year when many professionals in the concrete jungles across this country decide to quietly slip away to more

Pass the buck: Fourth Circuit preserves the mere conduit defense

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 12 2014

Banks, insurance brokers, and other agents can breathe a sigh of relief as the Fourth Circuit enabled the “mere conduit” defense to survive another

Supreme Court highlights new concerns in naming IRA beneficiary

  • Quarles & Brady LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 11 2014

Before Ruth Heffron passed away in 2001, she named her daughter, Heidi Heffron-Clark, as the beneficiary of her individual retirement account ("IRA"

Effectiveness of reaffirmation agreements

  • Rogers Townsend & Thomas PC
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  • USA
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  • August 6 2014

Reaffirmation agreement becomes effective upon filing with the Court if represented by an attorney and not presumed an undue hardship. Per the

Solvency finding drives Fifth Circuit to affirm dismissal of $2.5-billion fraudulent transfer suit

  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 8 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, on July 30, 2014, affirmed a district court's dismissal of a litigation trustee's $2.5-billion

Australian court opens door to Chapter 11

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
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  • Australia, USA
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  • August 12 2014

ASX listed company Buccaneer Energy Limited (BCC) has opened a Chapter 11 Bankruptcy case in the US which has been recognised in Australia. Norton

Bankruptcy sales and leases: “free and clear” may not be so “free and clear”

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • August 8 2014

In approving the sale of a Chapter 11 debtor’s assets, a bankruptcy court found that a tenant of the debtor was entitled to continue in possession of

Affiliate transfer: fraudulent conveyance or unwinding resulting trust?

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2014

A chapter 7 trustee sought to set aside as a a debtor’s transfer of her interest in property held jointly with her husband to her husband’s

Turned upside down: the Wisconsin Supreme Court reverses the rules on judgment liens

  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
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  • USA
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  • August 11 2014

In 1999, the Wisconsin Supreme Court decided Mann v. Badger Lines, Inc. (In re Badger Lines, Inc.), 224 Wis. 2d 646, 590 N.W. 2d 270 (1999), in which