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Forging ahead dealing with insolvent contractors under the Construction Contract Act 2004 (WA)

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • March 3 2015

On 16 January 2015, Justice Beech, of the Supreme Court of Western Australia, handed down his decision in the matters of Hamersley HMS Pty Ltd v

Can the admission to concordato preventivo be revoked if creditors, informed by the Judicial Commissioner of fraudulent acts, approved the proposal of the debtor?

  • NCTM Studio Legale Associato
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  • Italy
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  • March 3 2015

The Italian Supreme Court (judgement No. 14552 of 26 June 2014), ruled that the disclosure of acts in fraud carried out by the debtor causes the

Scheme hot topics bulletin: part II

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 3 2015

In this bulletin, we analyse the relevance of valuation and offer an international perspective on third party releases. We then look at voting by

Ninth Circuit BAP: cramdown, denied.

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 3 2015

If cramdown failures are par for the course, why are we all so fascinated with them? One thing is certain: they always provide a good teaching moment

Environmental liability: relief through bankruptcy or not?

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 3 2015

A State Department of environmental protection (DEP) filed an administrative expense application in the bankruptcy cases of coal mining debtors for

Court sets aside years of shareholder distributions due to contamination at dissolved company’s former site

  • Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 3 2015

In the ongoing saga of what is known as the "Ashley II Litigation," the United States District Court of South Carolina recently set aside several

R3 insolvency guide

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 3 2015

A frequent criticism is that the insolvency process (and indeed insolvency practitioners) do not do enough to engage with creditors. Partly this

Liquidation meetings does a secured creditor lose its security by voting?

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
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  • March 2 2015

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that if a secured creditor votes its secured debt in a liquidation meeting, the vote is invalid - and the security

Fraudulent conveyance, void as against creditors

  • Speigel Nichols Fox LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 2 2015

Sole director allowed redemption of his preference shares in closely-held private corporation at nominal amount and then became bankrupt. He was held

Is GM shielded from ignition switch defect liability? Hearing highlights thorny due process and bankruptcy issues

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 2 2015

Judge Robert Gerber will be stepping down at the end of this year, ending a storied judicial career highlighted by his oversight of the 2009 chapter