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Does a bankrupt beneficiary’s effective control of a discretionary trust transform their interest into property?
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • March 24 2017

This week’s TGIF considers Fordyce v Ryan & Anor; Fordyce v Quinn & Anor 2016 QSC 307, where the Court considered whether a beneficiary’s interest


The Life Settlement Industry - Bankruptcy Issues - Part 2
  • Berger Singerman LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

This second installment of our series, “The Life Settlement Industry - Bankruptcy Issues”, will address two related issues: What type of interest


Supreme Court Completely Endorses Critical Vendor Theory! Well, Not Completely. But Almost!
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

We at the Bankruptcy Cave are not very surprised by the ruling yesterday in Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corp. The Supreme Court in Jevic reviewed a


A plank in the wreck - a benevolent construction of a debtor's notice
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • March 22 2017

The recent Federal Court of Australia decision of The Owners - Strata Plan No 14120 v McCarthy (No 2) 2016 FCCA 2017, demonstrates the dangers of


Secondary Market Transaction Results in U.S. Court Jurisdiction Over Foreign Lender
  • Cole Schotz PC
  • USA
  • March 22 2017

Foreign financial institutions that trade dollar-denominated securities on the secondary market may not appreciate that they could be forced to defend


Supreme Court Gives WARN-ing To Companies In Bankruptcy: Don’t Ignore Wage Claims
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 22 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court held today in a 6 to 2 decision that “structured dismissals” resolving Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings cannot deviate from


Tenth Circuit Joins Missouri River to Divide Kansas City Over What Constitutes A Stay Violation
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2017

On February 27, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit joined a minority approach followed by District of Columbia Circuit:


How to Identify Critical Vendors in a Ch. 11 Reorganization
  • Opportune LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2017

As defined in bankruptcy lexicon, critical vendors are those that are vital to a Debtor’s continued operations. A critical vendor provides goods or


Courts Continue Trend of Recognizing Tribal Immunity in Bankruptcy Proceedings
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2017

Section 106(a) of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code provides for abrogation of the sovereign immunity of "governmental units" for purposes of


Ruined, Missing Wine leads to Million Dollar Hangover for Debtor
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2017

A Chapter 7 debtor’s failure to comply with a bankruptcy court order to preserve a $2 million dollar-plus collection of fine wines has led to the