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Brown v. Ellmann (In re Brown)
  • Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
  • USA
  • March 24 2017

The Sixth Circuit affirms the bankruptcy court’s order denying the debtor’s claim for an exemption under 11 U.S.C. 522(d


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


Jevic Holding: The Supreme Court Puts an End to Non-Consensual Structured Dismissals That Violate Bankruptcy Code Priority Scheme
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued is highly awaited ruling in Czyzewski et al. V. Jevic Holding Corp. et al. The Jevic case presented the question


Amendments to Latvian Insolvency Law
  • SORAINEN
  • Latvia
  • March 23 2017

On 6 January 2017, another package of large-scale amendments to the Insolvency Law came partly into force. The main part of the amendments to the


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


Absolute Priority Remains Absolute - US Supreme Court Holds Structured Dismissals Cannot Violate Priority Rules
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

In a highly anticipated bankruptcy opinion, the United States Supreme Court, in Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corp., held that courts may not approve


U.S. Supreme Court Rules WARN ClaimantsWorkers Must Get Priority Over Other Unsecured Creditors In Bankruptcy
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

A bankruptcy court overseeing an employer’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding allowed the employer to pay certain unsecured creditors before paying


Structured Dismissals Survive Supreme Court Scrutiny, Strict Adherence to Absolute Priority Rule Specified
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

Good news: structured dismissals have survived Supreme Court scrutiny. Bad news: dismissals may be harder to structure, given yesterday’s 6-2


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