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MF Global Inc. trustee seeks authorization to pay out additional US $461 million to general creditors; second Lehman Brothers general creditors distribution underway too

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 29 2015

The trustee for the liquidation of MF Global Inc. is seeking permission from the bankruptcy judge overseeing the firm's dissolution to make a

The art of the bankruptcy bluff

  • Law Offices of Marc D. Ostrow
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 29 2015

Bankruptcy. A word that provokes more fear, loathing and foreboding failure than “world premiere” does to certain silver-haired symphony subscribers

Performance security

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 27 2015

The insolvency of Scottish Coal Company Ltd ("SCC") has given rise to two recent Scottish Court of Session cases regarding performance bonds - East

Court allows deed administrator to transfer shares in a company’s restructure without the consent of the shareholders

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • March 27 2015

In In the matter of Nexus Energy Ltd (subject to a deed of company arrangement) 2014 NSWSC 1910, the deed administrators of Nexus Energy Limited

Redrawing the boundaries: income payment options and undrawn pensions

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 27 2015

Income payments orders (IPOs) are an essential tool for the trustee in bankruptcy in realising a bankrupt's assets. Until recently, it had been

Bulgaria: emergency insolvency law passed in attempt to recover assets of country's fourth-largest bank

  • Schoenherr
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  • Bulgaria
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  • March 26 2015

On 24 March 2015, the Bulgarian parliament promulgated an emergency insolvency law that makes almost all of the major effects of insolvency

Retention of title agreements as creditor protection against insolvent German customers part 3

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Germany
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  • March 26 2015

This post addresses the question of how retention of title ("ROT") provisions are effectively agreed to as part of the contractual relationship

Commercial landlords and tenants beware: the failure to properly terminate a lease pre-petition can lead to unexpected results

  • Berger Singerman LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 26 2015

A commercial landlord's failure to terminate properly a commercial lease can lead to long drawn-out legal battles between the commercial landlord and

District Court holds the existence of arbitration clause in agreement at issue is insufficient grounds for withdrawing reference

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 26 2015

On March 10, 2015, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama issued a memorandum decision in the case of Harrelson v. DSS

“Life is full of tough choices”: Sixth Circuit considers interplay between change of venue and choice of law rules.

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 26 2015

As Ursula the Sea Witch once said "Life's full of tough choices, isn't it?" The Sixth Circuit was recently faced with its own "tough choice" on