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MF Global Inc. trustee seeks authorization to pay out additional US $461 million to general creditors; second Lehman Brothers general creditors distribution underway too

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 29 2015

The trustee for the liquidation of MF Global Inc. is seeking permission from the bankruptcy judge overseeing the firm's dissolution to make a

Commercial landlords and tenants beware: the failure to properly terminate a lease pre-petition can lead to unexpected results

  • Berger Singerman LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 26 2015

A commercial landlord's failure to terminate properly a commercial lease can lead to long drawn-out legal battles between the commercial landlord and

District Court holds the existence of arbitration clause in agreement at issue is insufficient grounds for withdrawing reference

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 26 2015

On March 10, 2015, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama issued a memorandum decision in the case of Harrelson v. DSS

“Life is full of tough choices”: Sixth Circuit considers interplay between change of venue and choice of law rules.

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 26 2015

As Ursula the Sea Witch once said "Life's full of tough choices, isn't it?" The Sixth Circuit was recently faced with its own "tough choice" on

Trump-ING the automatic stay: Delaware bankruptcy court allows suit to terminate trademark licensing agreement

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 25 2015

Section 365(c)(1) of the Bankruptcy Code limits a debtor's ability to assume or assign a contract where "applicable law" excuses a non-debtor

Manufactured home lien: forget perfection, you need to have a lien in the first place

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 25 2015

A chapter 7 trustee sought to avoid a credit union’s security interest in a manufactured home by asserting his strong arm powers as a hypothetical

Transition is such a difficult thing: Crystal Cathedral’s battle with its founder

  • Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 25 2015

Transition for corporate leadership is frequently complex. When the transition involves a charismatic founder, this step can be even more stressful

A federal district court sidesteps Crawford in dismissing claim for FDCPA violation based on filing a proof of claim on a time-barred debt in a chapter 13 bankruptcy

  • Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 25 2015

In a 2014 decision rued by debt collectors everywhere, the Eleventh Circuit in Crawford v. LVNV Funding, LLC, 758 F.3d 1254 (11th Cir. 2014) ruled

Product identification fraud and asbestos bankruptcy trusts: lessons from in re Garlock

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

The April 13, 2015 issue of Forbes magazine features a detailed article about the role product identification fraud played in the Garlock bankruptcy

Former direct access partners executives plead guilty

  • Jenner & Block
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  • USA
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  • March 25 2015

The former CEO of U.S. broker-dealer Direct Access Partners (DAP), Benito Chinea, and a former DAP managing director, Joseph Demeneses, each pleaded