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Can you keep a secret? Can the bankruptcy court? Bankruptcy courts must adequately demonstrate the basis for sealing proceedings from the public, media

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 30 2014

One of the hallmarks of bankruptcy is that it provides a fair and open forum for the resolution of claims against the debtor. Another primary goal of

Oral argument postponed in Detroit bankruptcy appeal

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • USA
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  • July 30 2014

As we expected might happen in light of the Court's previous order, the parties in the Detroit bankruptcy appeal agreed to postpone oral argument. In

Delaware court enforces subordination agreements despite senior indenture trustee’s late filing of senior claims

  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 29 2014

The United States District Court for the District of Delaware, on July 21, 2014, held that an indenture trustee's late filing of senior claims did

The interplay between section 502(d) of the Bankruptcy Code and SIPA’s requirement of “prompt” return of customer funds

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

Canons of statutory construction are used frequently to resolve ambiguities in the Bankruptcy Code. In a recent decision arising out of the Madoff

Valuing a secured creditors collateral: a time frame

  • Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 29 2014

Section 506(a)(1) of the Bankruptcy Code provides common-sense instruction that the allowed amount of a secured claim is equal to the value of the

Sale “free and clear”: adequate protection of nothing is nothing

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 29 2014

After substantially all of the debtors’ assets were sold in a bankruptcy sale, a secured lender and a state tax authority made competing claims for

In re Brown: replacement value applies even when debtor surrenders property

  • Burr & Forman LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 28 2014

The recent Eleventh Circuit case of In re Brown, 746 F.3d 1236 (2014) held that 11 U.S.C. 506(a)(2)'s replacement value standard applies even

Providers collecting old patient debts beware

  • Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 28 2014

The July 10, 2014 opinion by the U.S Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit (Georgia, Florida, and Alabama) in Crawford v. LVNV Funding, LLC held that

A dispute over a dispute: recent Bankruptcy Court decision dismisses involuntary chapter 7 petition due to bona fide disputes

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 28 2014

Creditors contemplating the bold step of commencing an involuntary bankruptcy case against a putative debtor may wish to consider a recent decision

Oral argument on Detroit bankruptcy postponed in part

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 28 2014

Last Friday, the Sixth Circuit postponed oral argument in some of the pending cases in the appeal from the bankruptcy judge's decision that Detroit