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50 Cent: You Love Him in a Bentley, But Would You Love Him on a Bus? 50’s Creditors Have 21 Questions, and They’re All About U.S. Bankruptcy Law
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2016

The July 2015 filing of a chapter 11 bankruptcy petition that put Curtis James Jackson III (aka “50 Cent”) in the club of bankruptcy-filing rappers


Let Me Be Clear: Fifth Circuit Holds Generic Plan Release Language Lacks Specificity to Discharge Creditor’s Claims Against Officer of the Debtor
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2016

When it comes to releases, plan proponents generally agree the broader the better. But when plan proponents include far reaching and all-encompassing


New Year, New Changes to the FRCP
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

Happy 2016! In addition to (hopefully) bringing good cheer, the New Year will see federal courts shaping the contours of recently enacted changes to


Second Circuit Wyly’ing Out? Asset Freeze Order Doesn’t Violate the Automatic Stay
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2016

Recently, in SEC v. Miller, No. 14-4261-cv (2d Cir. Dec. 18, 2015), the Second Circuit held, among other things, that a postpetition asset freeze


What’s New for the 2016 Proxy Season: Engagement, Transparency, Proxy Access and More
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2016

While shareholders have a wide spectrum of views on corporate objectives, the time horizon for realizing these objectives and environmental, social


Sentinel Appeal Part II: Seventh Circuit Discusses Equitable Subordination of Non-Insider
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2016

Yesterday’s post discussed the recent appellate ruling in Sentinel’s bankruptcy, Grede v. Bank of New York Mellon Corp. (In re Sentinel Management


Implementation of Iran Nuclear Deal Leads to Partial Lifting of U.S. and EU Sanctions
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • European Union, Iran, USA
  • January 25 2016

On July 14, 2015, the Iran nuclear deal - formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) - was concluded among China, France


HSR Act Filing Threshold Revisions
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2016

On January 21, 2016, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced revisions to the jurisdictional thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust


Sentinel Appeal Part I - Seventh Circuit Discusses Inquiry Notice
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2016

In the latest ruling in the long-running dispute in Sentinel Management’s bankruptcy case, the Seventh Circuit recently held that a bank employee’s


Court Says “No” to Prejudicial Evidence in Tesoro v. PG&E Trial
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2016

Trial began this week in Tesoro Refining and Marketing Company LLC v. Pacific Gas and Electric Company, No. 14-cv-00930-JCS in the Northern District