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Employer loses WARN affirmative defenses in class action due to insufficient description in notice

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 16 2014

Things seem to be going from bad to worse for defunct law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf. As criminal charges continue to loom for some former Dewey partners

Tenth Circuit solves sec. 101(18)(a)’s riddle and gives the definition of a family farmer

  • Holland & Hart LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 15 2014

The definition of a family famer under 101(18)(A) of the Bankruptcy Code is convoluted at best: a family farmer is a farmer whose aggregate

The Fisker case and its impact on distressed M&A

  • Dechert LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 15 2014

As is well known, the right to credit bid is the entitlement of a secured lender to bid the amount of its outstanding claims at the sale of its

Tenth Circuit affirms order allowing Debtor to use oversecured creditor's cash collateral to pay professionals

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 14 2014

The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals recently considered the question of how much protection is required for a secured creditor to be adequately

Distressed investors beware: assignment restrictions may not mean what you think in certain jurisdictions

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 8 2014

A recent appellate decision in the Western District of Washington prohibited hedge fund creditors from voting on a debtor's chapter 11 plan on the

There’s no equity in law

  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 8 2014

In Law v. Siegel, No. 12-5195 (U.S. Mar. 4, 2014), the United States Supreme Court ruled that the bankruptcy court cannot use its general “equitable

Seventh Circuit confirms the independence of the “settlement payment” and “securities contract” safe harbors of 11 U.S.C. 546(e)

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 8 2014

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (the "Seventh Circuit") recently adopted a broad reading of the safe harbor of United

Federal district court: distressed debt fund not a “financial institution”

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 8 2014

A federal district court has ruled that a distressed debt fund is not a "financial institution" for purposes of the assignment provisions of a loan

U.S. Supreme Court subjects certain employment termination payments to FICA tax

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 8 2014

Hopes that certain severance payments paid by companies to terminated employees could escape application of the Federal Insurance Contributions Act

No WARNing of bankruptcy?

  • Bean Kinney & Korman PC
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  • USA
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  • April 5 2014

When Reston-based Simplexity, LLC (known more commonly as Wirefly.com and its related sites) recently filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy it had, sadly