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Directors of nonprofit held financially liable for relying on incompetent officers and lack of oversight

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 6 2015

In a striking decision earlier this year, the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a jury's findings of liability for breach of fiduciary duties and

Trump card: Delaware bankruptcy court deals trademark owner the winning hand over a debtor licensee

  • Cooley LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 18 2015

When a debtor is a licensee under a trademark license agreement, does it risk losing those license rights when it files bankruptcy? The question had

Eighth Circuit says focus is on the intent of the debtor in fraudulent transfer law, does not address Ponzi scheme presumption

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 17 2015

This case is the product of yet another dispute in the extensive, multi-billion dollar fraud perpetrated by Tom Petters. In 2005, as the sole board

US Bankruptcy Court declines to grant comity to Mexican labor board’s decision

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • March 16 2015

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas (Bankruptcy Court) declined to grant comity to a decision of the Mexican labor

How we’re different: partner-level attention

  • Burns & Levinson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2015

It is an unfortunate fact of life for those of us who represent lenders that our bills are paid by the people on the other side of the table the

Bankruptcy sales: the stalking horse

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 16 2015

Sales of assets pursuant to Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code or pursuant to a plan of reorganization provide a number of benefits to a purchaser

Bankruptcy & creditors' rights bulletin: March 2015

  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 16 2015

When a bankruptcy petition is filed, an automatic stay operates as a self-executing injunction that prevents creditors from pursuing collection

Lost mortgage notes: those pesky state UCC variations

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2015

A Chapter 7 trustee objected to the proof of claim filed by a downstream assignee of a lost mortgage note. The trustee sought both to reject the

Bankruptcy court denies debtor’s request to pay estate professionals with cash collateral

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 17 2015

Undersecured creditors may breathe a little easier. In a recent decision, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Kill Till: ABI commission recommends market rate for cramdowns

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 12 2015

Judge Drain's recent bench rulings in Momentive Performance Materials in 2014 generated a great deal of controversy in the distressed debt world