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In re: Restivo Auto Body, Inc. - 4th Circuit rules executed but unrecorded security interest has priority over IRS tax lien

  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2014

On October 31, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit interpreted Maryland law in ruling that a bank's security interest in a Chapter 11

Nine lessons from Detroit's chapter 9 case

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2014

On November 7, 2014, Judge Steven Rhodes, the judge presiding over the City of Detroit's bankruptcy case, announced that he would confirm the City's

United States Supreme Court to decide critical lien stripping issue

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2014

On Monday, November 17, 2014, the United States Supreme Court agreed to decide a critical issue for mortgage lenders and secondary market investors

Sixth Circuit says, “I’m with the Underhills!”

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2014

You might recognize the last name “Underhill” from the 1980’s movie, Fletch. In the movie, the main character, Irwin “Fletch” Fletcher overhears

Strong arm powers: mortgage boo-boo strikes again

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2014

A Chapter 13 trustee and the debtor sought to use the strong arm powers of a hypothetical bona fide purchaser of real estate to avoid a mortgage

Thoughts on a new age of consent: what does consent mean with respect to Stern claims?

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

By now, readers of the Weil Bankruptcy Blog should be familiar with the myriad issues raised in the wake of Stern v. Marshall and Executive Benefits

New Jersey Bankruptcy Court decision protects rights of trademark licensees

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2014

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey issued an opinion in In re Crumbs Bake Shop, Inc., that provides significant protections for

Crumbs Bake Shop finds layers of rights under a rejected trademark license

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2014

As previously discussed here and here, section 365(n) of the Bankruptcy Code offers special protection for licensees of intellectual property. When a

Prepayment premium claims disallowed by bankruptcy courts

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2014

Recent case law reminds practitioners and lenders to pay careful attention when drafting prepayment premium provisions in debt instruments or risk

Crumbs court deals protection for trademark licensees in bankruptcy

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

The Bankruptcy Code definition of “intellectual property” does not explicitly include “trademarks.” This has led to trademark licensees losing their