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The Fisker case and its impact on distressed M&A

  • Dechert LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 15 2014

As is well known, the right to credit bid is the entitlement of a secured lender to bid the amount of its outstanding claims at the sale of its

In re Rural Metro Corp. S’holder litig., C.A. No. 6350-vcl (Del. Ch. Dec. 17, 2013) (laster, v.C.)

  • Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2013

In this memorandum opinion, the Court of Chancery declined to reopen the trial record and granted a plaintiffs' motion to exclude post-trial evidence

Who should hold the bag for employment liabilities when the portfolio company goes “belly-up”? The private equity firm, maybe.

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2013

In the world of private equity, vast sums of money are raised by private investors who pool their money into collective funds in order to acquire

Australia corporate update - October 2013

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 31 2013

On 17 October, ASIC published an annual overview of corporate insolvencies based on statutory reports lodged by external administrators for the

American AirlinesUS Airways merger: back to square one?

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 4 2013

On 13th August 2013, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and attorneys general from six US states and the District of Columbia filed suit in the US

Private equity investment funds can now have pension liability for the obligations of portfolio companies

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 9 2013

On July 24, 2013 the First Circuit Court of Appeals, applying an "investment plus" test, concluded that a Sun Capital private equity investment fund

First Circuit finds that a private equity fund can be liable for the pension obligations of its portfolio company

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2013

In Sun Capital Partners III, L.P. Et al. V. New England Teamsters & Trucking Industry Pension Fund, No. 12-2312, 2013 WL 3814985 (1st Cir. July 24

Asset purchaser is subject to successor liability for FLSA judgment, despite specific disclaimer of liability

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 12 2013

The purchaser of a going concern (a company in default of its loan and in receivership) specifically disclaimed liability for the $500,000 settlement

Dispute over American Airlines CEO’s $20 million severance may be coming in for a landing

  • Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 3 2013

You might think that a company in bankruptcy wouldn't be able to give its CEO a multi-million-dollar severance payment. But just because a company

Holding the defensive line: Delaware court rejects extension of WARN Act liability to private equity sponsor

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 16 2013

On May 10, 2013, Judge Brendan Linehan Shannon of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware rejected an attempt to hold a