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Loan to moan? Judge limits right to credit bid in Chapter 11 case of Free Lance-Star Publishing Co

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 21 2014

A few months ago, a ruling in the Chapter 11 case of Fisker Automotive narrowed a secured creditor's right to credit bid its debt in connection with

Unpaid employer contributions as plan assets: expansion of liability under ERISA

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 21 2014

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended ("ERISA"), requires trustees of multiemployer pension and benefit funds to collect

1st Circuit limits secured lender’s right to post-petition interest by applying flexible standard

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 18 2014

In an important decision for lenders, the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals recently decided In re SW Boston Hotel Venture LLC, holding that a bankruptcy

Employer loses WARN affirmative defenses in class action due to insufficient description in notice

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2014

Things seem to be going from bad to worse for defunct law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf. As criminal charges continue to loom for some former Dewey partners

Tenth Circuit solves sec. 101(18)(a)’s riddle and gives the definition of a family farmer

  • Holland & Hart LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

The definition of a family famer under 101(18)(A) of the Bankruptcy Code is convoluted at best: a family farmer is a farmer whose aggregate

The Fisker case and its impact on distressed M&A

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

As is well known, the right to credit bid is the entitlement of a secured lender to bid the amount of its outstanding claims at the sale of its

An enticement to double recovery?

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

Evidence of claims by plaintiffs to asbestos bankruptcy trusts is critical to the defense of any asbestos case. In California, for example, Volkswagen

Tenth Circuit affirms order allowing Debtor to use oversecured creditor's cash collateral to pay professionals

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2014

The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals recently considered the question of how much protection is required for a secured creditor to be adequately

Debt fund enjoined from voting on chapter 11 plan because it is not a “financial institution” under assignment eligibility clause of loan agreement

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 10 2014

The recent decision by a Federal District Court in Meridian Sunrise Village, LLC v. NB Distressed Debt Investment Fund Ltd., et al (In re Meridian

Distressed investors beware: assignment restrictions may not mean what you think in certain jurisdictions

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2014

A recent appellate decision in the Western District of Washington prohibited hedge fund creditors from voting on a debtor's chapter 11 plan on the