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WARN Act plaintiffs ask, “Are You My Employer?”

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2014

In the well-known children’s story book written by P.D. Eastman and edited by beloved Dr. Seuss, a baby bird embarks on a quest to find his mother

Mortgage-backed securities: “it is the rare ordinary human being who understands them”

  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2014

A purchaser of residential mortgage-backed securities filed proofs of claim based on alleged misrepresentations by the debtors in offering materials

Seventh Circuit warns intervenors not to sleep on their rights

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 13 2014

It’s an ancient principle of equity, drawn from Roman law: Equity relieves the vigilant, not those who sleep upon their rights. And it sums up quite

The FMB Bancshares decision: clarifying or not clarifying TruPS holders’ exercise of remedial rights

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2014

This case presents a common scenario and dynamic that a party involved with a distressed bank holding company may have seen in the last several years

Hedge fund and its partner and lawyer fail on motion to dismiss for breach of fiduciary duty

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 5 2014

A case against a hedge fund, and one of its partners and in-house counsel, related to actions at a portfolio company and alleging breach of fiduciary

Sovereign debt update

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • Argentina, Puerto Rico, USA
  • -
  • October 1 2014

On June 30, 2014, Latin America’s third-largest economy failed to make a scheduled $539 million payment to bondholders after U.S. District Court

Euroresource-deals and debt - August 2014

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • Argentina, Canada, Italy, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • September 3 2014

The existing protections in section 233 of the Act have become outdated and are limited to supplies of gas, electricity, water and communications

Solvency finding drives Fifth Circuit to affirm dismissal of $2.5-billion fraudulent transfer suit

  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 8 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, on July 30, 2014, affirmed a district court's dismissal of a litigation trustee's $2.5-billion

Southern District of New York holds in Madoff that the Bankruptcy Code cannot be used to recover extraterritorial transfers

  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2014

Dealing a major blow to the trustee's efforts to recover fraudulent transfers on behalf of the bankruptcy estate of the company run by Bernard Madoff

Australian listed public company’s centre of main interests found to be the USA

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • August 1 2014

In the decision Young, Jr (on behalf of debtor-in-possession of Buccaneer Energy Ltd) v Buccaneer Energy Ltd 2014 FCA 711, the Federal Court of