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Improperly indexed mortgage: how far does your record review need to go to be safe?

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 5 2014

A chapter 7 trustee sought to avoid the lien of a recorded deed of trust because (1) it contained both correct and incorrect parcel numbers and (2

Fraudulent transfer: a case where strong arm powers were “an inch too short”

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 29 2014

A Chapter 11 trustee sought to avoid a transfer of property under Section 544 of the Bankruptcy Code that occurred after (1) the bankruptcy petition

The business behind renting a resort villa

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 28 2014

Some of our readers may have had the pleasure of renting a resort villa during their summer vacation (electronic postcards of such fancy digs are

Lease termination: do you really mean it?

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2014

A commercial landlord sought relief from the automatic stay so that it could complete prepetition eviction proceedings against the debtor. The debtor

Who will think of the tenants: split in authority regarding the interplay between Bankruptcy Code sections 363(f) and 365(h)(1)(a)

  • Burr & Forman LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 25 2014

A useful tool granted to trustees (and debtors-in-possession) in bankruptcy is the ability to assume or reject leases. The trustee can exploit this

The effects of publication of a voluntary surrender notice abuse of process vs the law

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • South Africa
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  • August 25 2014

In recent years it appears to have become a common trend for distressed homeowners to publish voluntary surrender notices as a stratagem to stay

Mortgage enforcement: dot those “I”s and cross those “t”s or else

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 19 2014

A chapter 13 debtor objected to the portion of a mortgagee’s claim consisting of expenses related to foreclosure of its mortgage. She argued that

Vordering tot het verschaffen van huurgenot of het verrichten van onderhoud: steunvorderingen bij faillissementsaanvraag?

  • Stibbe
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  • Netherlands
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  • August 18 2014

Op 11 juli 2014 heeft de Hoge Raad bepaald dat vorderingen van een huurder tot het verrichten van onderhoud en tot het verschaffen van huurgenot op

Property tax foreclosure: tax authority may have to pay for equity in property

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 15 2014

A chapter 7 trustee sought to avoid a property tax foreclosure as a fraudulent transfer and then to recover damages from the foreclosing county. The

How remote is bankruptcy remote? Is an operating agreement restriction against a bankruptcy filing without the unanimous consent of all members enforceable?

  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 15 2014

Nonrecourse financing is common in today's commercial real estate lending market. So too are the use of special purpose entities ("SPEs") and limited