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Protect your estate from beneficiary bankruptcy: lessons from Clark v. Rameker

  • Ryley Carlock & Applewhite
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  • USA
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  • September 16 2014

In the preparation of a comprehensive estate plan for a client, an attorney must consider the size of the estate, the manner in which assets are

Weathering the storm: Momentive Performance court rejects market-based cramdown interest rate, casts doubt on make-whole claims

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 24 2014

On August 26, 2014, Judge Robert D. Drain of the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York issued a bench ruling in In re MPM Silicones

Equitable subrogation: “complete and perfect justice” requires party to be without fault

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 19 2014

A lender that attached the wrong legal description to its recorded mortgage sought equitable subrogation andor reformation of the mortgage in order

“Officer” titles do they confer insider status?

  • Dechert LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

Mid-year review 2014

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 22 2014

Although fiduciary duties of boards of directors and corporate governance questions might initially seem like topics that should be covered on a

A longer statute of limitations period for pursuing fraudulent transfer actions may exist

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 12 2013

544(b) of the Bankruptcy Code empowers a bankruptcy trustee to avoid any transfer of an interest of the debtor in property that is voidable under

Double dipping? Section 503(b)(9) and the new value defense to preference liability

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 23 2014

The 2005 Amendments to the Bankruptcy Code ushered in section 503(b)(9) of the Bankruptcy Code, which grants trade creditors an administrative

Bankruptcy Court finds tenant cannot assume commercial lease after waiving rights to seek relief from forfeiture under California law

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 24 2014

The US Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California (the "Court") recently upheld the validity of a commercial lease provision by which a

District court holds that section 550(a) of the Bankruptcy Code does not apply extraterritorially to allow for recovery of subsequent transfers received abroad by a foreign transferee from a foreign transferor

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
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  • September 24 2014

The Trustee appointed under the Securities Investor Protection Act ("SIPA") to administer the estate of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC

No market interest rate and no make whole: Momentive Performance Court rejects lender arguments against confirmation

  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 17 2014

On August 26, 2014, Judge Robert D. Drain of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York ruled that (i) the debtors