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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


For Want of a Comma, the Case was Lost
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

An old proverb proclaims that “for want of a nail, the kingdom was lost.” The message of that proverb is clear: failing to focus on even the


The Thirteenth Labor of Hercules: Bankruptcy Court Confirms Hercules Offshore Chapter 11 Plan, Approving Debtor Releases Over Committee Objections
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2017

In a recent decision by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, In re Hercules Offshore, Inc., et al., Judge Kevin J. Carey


Hernia Patch Case Tossed Out Along with Expert Causation Opinions
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2017

A District Court in Indiana recently awarded summary judgment to a medical device manufacturer upon finding the plaintiffs were unable to proffer any


Ninth Circuit Broadly Interprets Anti-Retaliatory Provision of Dodd-Frank's Whistleblower Protections
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2017

On March 8, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that the anti-retaliation protections of the Dodd-Frank Act (DFA) extend "to


District Divided: Tribune Decision Creates SDNY Split over Standard for Imputing Officer and Director Intent to a Corporation
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2017

LBOs can get messy. Such was the case for the Tribune Company, which, in conjunction with its private equity investor, borrowed approximately $10.7


Contracting Accidentally through Preliminary AgreementsA Writing “Subject To Contract” May or May Not be a Contract
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 8 2017

Abraham Lincoln is credited with the observation that calling a calf’s tail a leg does not mean the calf now has five legs. The calf’s tail does not


Can Water Win a Lawsuit?
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2017

Two plaintiffs recently filed a complaint in federal court in the Northern District of California against the Craft Brew Alliance (“Craft Brew”


Extra-territorial Transfers Don’t Phone Home: Revisiting the Presumption Against Extraterritoriality in Ampal-American
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2017

In today’s global economy, transfers and payments by U.S. companies occurring outside the United States are commonplace. At the same time the


No Deal: Federal Judge Dismisses Consumer Fraud Class Action Against Nike
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2017

Last month, a federal judge in Oregon dismissed a putative class action against Nike, Inc. brought by customers who claim they had been misled by the