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Opportunities created by The Sbarro's bankruptcy filing

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2014

On Monday, March 10, 2014, the companies that own and operate the Sbarro pizza chain, Sbarro LLC and 33 affiliates, filed for bankruptcy

Policyholder’s bankruptcy does not relieve insurer’s obligations for “loss”

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2014

The Court of Appeals of Wisconsin, applying Wisconsin law, has held that a policyholder's bankruptcy did not relieve an insurer of its obligations to

Sixth Circuit finds no bankruptcy exception to prohibition against direct actions in Tennessee

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2014

The Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held that no exception exists to Tennessee's general prohibition on direct actions against an insurer

Fourth Circuit protects rights of patent licensees in cross-border bankruptcy case

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2013

On December 3, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed the decision of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the

Can a bankrupt franchisee assign its franchise without the franchisor’s consent?

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 5 2013

When a franchisee files for bankruptcy, a franchisor naturally has concerns over how the process will affect the parties' relationship. Of

Suit for misuse of investment funds does not allege act in performance of “mortgage broker services” within definition of “insured services”

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 8 2013

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas has held that underlying claims that the insureds misused investment

Tenth Circuit holds exclusion for claims arising out of bankruptcy or insolvency may bar coverage for claim under broker’s errors and omissions policy

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 25 2013

The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, applying Oklahoma law, has held that a bankruptcy or insolvency exclusion may bar coverage

Insured’s failure to provide timely notice of a potential claim defeats coverage

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 11 2013

Applying Pennsylvania law, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has held that an insured's failure to notify its

Statute of limitations on avoidable preference actions

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 16 2013

Under the Bankruptcy Code, a lawsuit to recover avoidable preference payments must be filed prior to the expiration of the statute of limitations

Unfair Trade Practices exclusion inapplicable to claims arising under fair debt collection statutes; statutory damages covered

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2013

The United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania has held that an E&O policy issued to a now-bankrupt credit counseling