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

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

Court-supervised reorganizations: capital market protection mechanisms

  • Demarest Advogados
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  • Brazil
  • -
  • April 2 2014

The court-supervised reorganization of corporations introduced by Law 1110105 (the Brazilian Reorganization and Bankruptcy Law - "LRF" in the

District Court holds hedge funds not eligible assignees under loan agreement and thus not entitled to vote on plan

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2014

The District Court for the Western District of Washington recently concluded that certain Hedge Funds were not "Eligible Assignees" of loan

Financial services update March 31 2014 industry news

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2014

On March 28, Bloomberg reported that a U.S. District Judge in Manhattan declined to dismiss a securities lawsuit over residential mortgage-backed

Referral relationships with liquidator when is this a conflict?

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 25 2014

It is common for liquidators to work with a few firms or individuals, and for referrals to be predominantly distributed among those parties

Financial services update March 24 2014 judicial developments

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2014

On March 19th, a divided panel of the Eighth Circuit holds that "float," contributions by ERISA plan participants to their retirement plan awaiting

Legislative trial balloon for Puerto Rico public corporation insolvency process attracts bondholder attention

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Puerto Rico, USA
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  • March 17 2014

Last Tuesday, Puerto Rico sold its much-ballyhooed $3.5 billion in non-investment grade general obligation bonds. Two days later, two legislators in

Legal flash - securities market exemption from mandatory takeover bids: rescue operations

  • Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira
  • -
  • Spain
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  • March 12 2014

Royal Decree-Law 42014, of March 7, on urgent debt refinancing and restructuring measures (“RDL 42014”) came into force on March 9. Final Provision

Russian legislation update - February March 2014

  • White & Case LLP
  • -
  • Russia
  • -
  • March 5 2014

The Regulation was issued following the recent legislative changes (introduced by Federal Law No. 146-FZ of 2 July 2013) requiring bank’s managers

A Bankruptcy Court’s newly founded ability to certify questions of law, namely involving corporate law issues, to the Delaware Supreme Court

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

The Delaware State Legislature recently amended Article IV, section 11 of the Delaware Constitution to add United States Bankruptcy Courts to the