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City of Denton, Texas, repeals its “fracking” ban
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2015

As we previously reported here at the Monitor, the City of Denton, Texas made headlines last year when it became the first municipality in Texas to


Can you object to a claim just because it doesn’t include supporting documentation? The answer may not be as simple as you think
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2015

Does technical noncompliance with the Bankruptcy Rules and the official proof of claim form warrant disallowance of a claim, or does that approach


Supreme Court holds professionals are not entitled to fees for defending fee applications
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

In a decision that has already prompted much discussion and debate amongst the bankruptcy bar, the Supreme Court held in Baker Botts LLP v. ASARCO


Northern District of California dismisses FCA claims against pharmaceutical company
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2015

The Northern District of California recently dismissed for a second time a complaint brought against Gilead Sciences, Inc. that alleged, in part


Guaranteed subordination: Fifth Circuit subordinates claims arising under guarantees of securities issued by an affiliate
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2015

In a decision with broad and significant implications for many investors, the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has held that claims arising


Court reigns in expert attempting to offer factual narrative opinions
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2015

A recent decision by a federal district court in Florida caught our eye. The case, Ocasio et al. V. C.R. Bard, Inc., et al., No. 8:13-cv-1962, 2015 U


Speak before confirmation or forever hold your peace: tenth circuit upholds dismissal of nondischargeability suit after confirmed plan treats claim as “satisfied in full”
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2015

Can a nondischargeability suit survive after a claim is deemed "satisfied in full" under a confirmed plan? The Tenth Circuit recently considered this


Momentive plan confirmation affirmed: I can see clearly now the claim has gone
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2015

On May 4, Judge Vincent Bricetti of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York issued a ruling in the Momentive


States move to block federal fracking rules while lawsuit moves forward
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2015

The litigation over a federal agency’s new rules on hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) continues to heat up, with the plaintiff state governments


Breaking news: professionals are not entitled to fees for defending fee apps
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2015

This morning, in a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court held in Baker Botts LLP v. ASARCO that under section 330(a)(1) of the Bankruptcy Code, estate