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“Take that and rewind it.”

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • USA
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  • December 9 2014

Imagine: you are a lender that has loaned substantial sums of money to an individual, secured by real property owned by the borrower. After the

Bankruptcy sales: it is a good idea to confirm you are acquiring everything you need before you close

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2014

The purchaser of assets from one bankruptcy debtor objected to the plan of reorganization filed by a related bankruptcy debtor because the plan did

Loan to own: a potpourri of bankruptcy attacks

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 25 2014

Three affiliated debtors (RMI, CBTC and CBI) proposed a plan of reorganization that, among other things, required transfer of the collateral

Loan to own variation: bankruptcy may not provide the answers

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2014

A group of lenders moved to dismiss the debtor’s bankruptcy case on the basis that it was filed in bad faith, or in the alternative asked the court to

Cure and reinstatement of home mortgages in chapter 13: Florida's bright-line rule is not so bright

  • Burr & Forman LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 20 2014

Section 1322(c)(1) of the Bankruptcy Code allows debtors to cure defaults and reinstate a mortgage on their principal residence "until such residence

Sixth Circuit says, “I’m with the Underhills!”

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2014

You might recognize the last name “Underhill” from the 1980’s movie, Fletch. In the movie, the main character, Irwin “Fletch” Fletcher overhears

Strong arm powers: mortgage boo-boo strikes again

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2014

A Chapter 13 trustee and the debtor sought to use the strong arm powers of a hypothetical bona fide purchaser of real estate to avoid a mortgage

Forced sales, unconstitutional takings, and BAPCPA oh my

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2014

If a homestead interest in a residence is a separate vested property interest in and of itself, does a forced sale of that home without compensation

Medical marijuana: what happens in bankruptcy (not much)

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 4 2014

The U.S. trustee sought to dismiss “for cause” a chapter 7 case filed by a marijuana grower and his wife. The debtors countered by moving to convert

Rejecting related contracts: when can you pick and choose?

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 28 2014

The debtors sought to reject easement and disposal agreements with the owners of adjacent coal Mines. The adjacent owners objected on the basis that