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Mortgage-backed securities: “it is the rare ordinary human being who understands them”

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 21 2014

A purchaser of residential mortgage-backed securities filed proofs of claim based on alleged misrepresentations by the debtors in offering materials

Fee-fi-fo-fum: compensation for fee defense

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 20 2014

It's always risky when the Supreme Court grants certiorari in a bankruptcy case. While the Court's opinion may bring clarity to the narrow question

A win for innovation: Supreme Court’s denial of review of Jaffe v. Samsung Electronics Co. preserves U.S. rights of licensees of Chapter 15 foreign debtors

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 20 2014

On Monday, October 6, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition for writ of certiorari in Jaffe v. Samsung Electronics Co., thereby preserving

Almost favored court denies settling defendants’ attempt to recover under most favored nations clause

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 20 2014

Being one of the first defendants to settle claims has its pros and cons. On the one hand, defendants may avoid protracted litigation. On the other

Intercreditor agreements in bankruptcy

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 20 2014

In In re MPM Silicones, LLC, Case No. 14-22503 (RDD) (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. Sept. 30, 2014) (Momentive), the court dismissed a senior lien creditors' suit

Can you inadvertently waive your automatic stay rights goodbye?

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 17 2014

As a general rule, bankruptcy courts do not enforce provisions in organizational documents, loan agreements, or other prepetition contracts that

Stay relief: what happens to “unreasonable” fees?

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 17 2014

After an oversecured creditor obtained relief from the automatic stay and foreclosed on some property, the bankruptcy court asserted jurisdiction

Judge approves $20 million in executive bonuses from bankrupt company, finding that incentives weren't "lay-ups"

  • Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 17 2014

A bankruptcy can be hazardous to the health of an executive's bonus check. Sometimes, however, an executive can survive an attack on a bonus in a

District of Delaware attributes value to Debtor’s credit facility in denying a fraudulent transfer claim based on unreasonably small capital despite existing basis for lenders to terminate and subsequent termination of the facility

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 16 2014

On September 30, 2014, in In re SemCrude, L.P., the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, affirming the Bankruptcy Court's

A comity of (reversible) error: Second Circuit finds foreign debtor’s claim against U.S. debtor is “located” in the United States

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 16 2014

The ability of a foreign debtor to avail itself of the protections of the Bankruptcy Code, such as the automatic stay, with respect to its property