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Indecent disclosure: how the failure to disclose a third-party release led to its undoing

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2014

As a result of the sheer number of legal and factual issues involved in many chapter 11 cases, bankruptcy judges can sometimes find themselves as

U.S. Supreme Court to tackle questions left unanswered by Stern and Executive Benefits

  • Cooley LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

As we noted last month, the U.S. Supreme Court's unanimous decision inExecutive Benefits Insurance Agency v. Arkison, Case No. 12-1200, 573 U.S. ___

Release me! Release me!: S.D.N.Y Bankruptcy Court upholds certain non-consensual non-debtor releases granted by unimpaired creditors and equity holders

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

One topic we regularly write about on the Bankruptcy Blog is releases - especially third-party releases. In fact, as recently as Thursday, we wrote

Eleventh Circuit extends FDCPA to the filing of bankruptcy proofs of claim

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2014

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (the "Eleventh Circuit") has become the first circuit court to extend sections 1692e and

Highlights from 2014 (and beyond)

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

It's a beautiful day for the beach. Even though some of us may be at the beach today (and if you are at the beach, why didn't you invite us?

Creditors collecting old debts beware

  • Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

Creditors in bankruptcy cases may be interested in the July 10, 2014 Opinion issued by the Eleventh Circuit in Crawford v. LVNV Funding, LLC. The

Fourth Circuit invalidates third-party release provision in chapter 11 plan

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

On June 27, 2014, in National Heritage Foundation, Inc. v. Highbourne Foundation, 1 the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

No more ugly American: Judge refuses to allow Madoff trustee to pursue foreign indirect investors

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the Southern District of New York last week ruled that the U.S. Bankruptcy Code does not permit a bankruptcy trustee to

U.S. Supreme Court denies bankruptcy protection for inherited IRAs

  • Tucker Ellis
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in Clark v. Rameker has given individuals with IRAs a new reason to consider the use of trusts as their

But only from sea to shining sea: U.S. court limits the reach of U.S. Bankruptcy Code

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

International businesses involved in transactions associated in some way with U.S. citizens received a measure of relief over the 4th of July holiday