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Big victory for new GM, but threats remain

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2015

The bankruptcy court yesterday handed General Motors (New GM) an enormous victory that may end up shielding the company from up to $10 billion in

More on Stern: what does “de novo review” mean?

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2015

We’ve previously covered the controversial decision of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals inWaldman v. Stone, along with the circuit split that it

Not necessarily lockstep: trustee’s compensation still subject to reasonableness requirement

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2015

Compensation to be paid to a bankruptcy estate professional is many times subject to intense dispute. In the case of a bankruptcy trustee, section

11th Circuit confirms position that non-consensual, third-party releases are permissible

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2015

In a recent decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit confirmed its previous adoption of the "majority view" that

Transferee liability: the lottery ticketuranium contract rule

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2015

A chapter 7 trustee sought to avoid a transfer by the debtor as a fraudulent conveyance and then to recover funds disbursed by the debtor to the

Changes to “flexible finality”? Civic partners and the Supreme Court oral argument in bullard

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2015

On March 3, 2015, the Eighth Circuit issued an opinion holdingconsistent with past Eighth Circuit precedentthat an order denying plan

Mandatory subordination: how even a money judgment can be treated like equity in bankruptcy

  • Cooley LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2015

When an insolvent entity files for bankruptcy, it can be tough to be a creditor. But holding equity stock in a corporation or a membership

Creditors beware: Eleventh Circuit imposes greater liability on a petitioning creditor whose petition is later dismissed

  • Berger Singerman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 13 2015

Creditors of an entity or individual who is not paying its or his debts as they ordinarily come due may seek to have the alleged debtor adjudicated a

Can a bankruptcy court order a non-debtor to dismiss a state court lawsuit? It depends on the nature of the claimand how long the non-debtor waits to object.

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 13 2015

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas in In re Waco Town Square Partners, L.P., et al. Considered whether it had the

Los Angeles asbestos court demands bankruptcy trust transparency

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 13 2015

As previously reported, Judge Elias in Los Angeles had indicated an intention to bring to conclusion a long standing discussion with counsel regarding