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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

“Take that and rewind it.”

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • USA
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  • December 9 2014

Imagine: you are a lender that has loaned substantial sums of money to an individual, secured by real property owned by the borrower. After the

Bankruptcy sales: it is a good idea to confirm you are acquiring everything you need before you close

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2014

The purchaser of assets from one bankruptcy debtor objected to the plan of reorganization filed by a related bankruptcy debtor because the plan did

Banks beware! Parol evidence may not correct drafting errors when enforcing security agreements

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 2 2014

Secured transactions typically include two key documents, which are often executed simultaneously: a promissory note memorializing loan and repayment

In brief: enforceability of waivers of the automatic stay

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 1 2014

An article appearing in the JulyAugust 2014 issue of the Business Restructuring Review discusses a ruling by an Oregon bankruptcy court that held

Risk and opportunity amid falling oil prices

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • 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

Copyright infringement; damages for conversion reversed

  • Sirote & Permutt PC
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  • USA
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  • December 4 2014

This week we present for your consideration two cases: (a) an Eleventh Circuit decision upholding a copyright infringement award against a venue

United States Court of Appeals for Second Circuit holds that section 546(e) safe harbor protects from avoidance transfers of fictitious profits in connection with Madoff Ponzi scheme

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 11 2014

In In re Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC ("Madoff"), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reaffirmed its broad and

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

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • 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

Ninth Circuit rules that a debtor may in certain circumstances recover attorney’s fees incurred in prosecuting a stay violation (or, how a creditor can turn a small debt owed to it by the debtor into a large debt it must pay to the debtor)

  • Holland & Hart LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 9 2014

If a creditor violates the automatic stay by seizing property of the estate and fails to cure that violation before the debtor files an action under