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“In full satisfaction:” how three words can make all the difference in the release of a non-debtor guarantor

  • Berger Singerman LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 9 2014

As many areas continue to rebound slightly from the real-estate downturn, much litigation still exists related to the exposure of guarantors for

Sales free and clear: what about restrictive covenants?

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 7 2014

A chapter 11 debtor owned property that had always been used as a golf course and club. When it requested that it be allowed to sell the property free

Strong arm powers: what can be done with an avoided lien?

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 3 2014

DeGiacomo v. Traverse (In re Traverse), 753 F.3d 19 (1st Cir. 2014) - A chapter 7 trustee sought to avoid an unrecorded first mortgage and to

LLC operating agreement: is a purchase option enforceable against a bankrupt member?

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 26 2014

In re Denman, 513 B.R. 720 (Bankr. W.D. Tenn. 2014) - A chapter 13 debtor was a member of a limited liability company. Another member sought relief

Bankruptcy Court finds tenant cannot assume commercial lease after waiving rights to seek relief from forfeiture under California law

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 24 2014

The US Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California (the "Court") recently upheld the validity of a commercial lease provision by which a

Equitable subrogation: “complete and perfect justice” requires party to be without fault

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 19 2014

A lender that attached the wrong legal description to its recorded mortgage sought equitable subrogation andor reformation of the mortgage in order

Credit bid (round 2): what does it take to show “cause”?

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 16 2014

In connection with a proposed sale of real property, a chapter 11 debtor sought to prohibit the mortgagee from submitting a credit bid. It contended

Credit bid: loan-to-own strikes out

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 12 2014

After the debtors obtained court approval of bidding procedures to auction substantially all of their assets, a secured creditor sought a court

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