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Real estate cases: you may want to think twice before you file

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2015

A mortgage lender sought sanctions against the debtor, its sole shareholder and its attorney. It alleged that the bankruptcy petition was filed for

ABI chapter 11 Reform Commission series: shallow harbors? An in-depth look at the proposed changes to the safe harbor provisions

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 29 2015

In section IV.E of its report and recommendations of reforms to chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code, the American Bankruptcy Institute Commission to

Bankruptcy case update part 2 more fourth quarter decisions in the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals and Bankruptcy Appellate Panel

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2015

This is a continuation of Part 1, discussing a number of published and unpublished decisions by the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth

Real estate cases: bad faith filing does not necessarily mean that you are a bad person

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2015

A mortgagee moved to dismiss a real estate debtor’s chapter 11 case, or in the alternative for relief from the automatic stay. It contended that the

Significant ruling gives Chapter 11 debtors new leverage over secured creditors

  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 27 2015

The Bankruptcy Code's so-called "cramdown" statute provides debtors with a significant tool that can be used to impose a reorganization plan upon

Delaware Court of Chancery decision clarifies fiduciary issues in insolvent company

  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2015

The Court of Chancery of Delaware recently issued a noteworthy decision clarifying fiduciary duties and confirming business judgment rule protection

A question of behavior: foreign sovereign debt restructuring before US courts

  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
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  • Argentina, USA
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  • January 27 2015

The impact of Argentina's prolonged dispute with the holdouts of its defaulted debt continues to reverberate in the context of foreign sovereign debt

Recent cases highlight potential pitfalls for distressed investors

  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2015

Despite lower-than-average Chapter 11 activity in 2014, the legal landscape for distressed investors has continued to evolve, with significant legal

Ruling on extraterritoriality may protect foreign investors in US bankruptcies

  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2015

The Bankruptcy Code authorizes a bankruptcy trustee to avoid (i.e., obtain the return of) certain types of prepetition property transfers so that the

Caesars’ bankruptcy plan: already under attack?

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • USA
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  • January 26 2015

Events are happening quickly these days with Caesars Entertainment. On January 13, holders of second lien notes issued by Caesars Entertainment