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Judge Scheindlin rules in Caesars that Trust Indenture Act bars “core” impairments; certifies the issue to the Second Circuit or what’s the deal with the caesars parent guarantee litigation? part II
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2015

Yesterday, we began our analysis of Judge Scheindlin’s recent decision in the Caesars parent guarantee litigation. Our initial discussion is


Judge Scheindlin rules in Caesars that Trust Indenture Act bars “core” impairments; certifies the issue to the Second Circuit or what’s the deal with the caesars parent guarantee litigation? part I
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2015

Last week, Judge Shira Scheindlin issued a much-awaited decision in the pending litigation over the so-called “parent guarantee” in connection with


Cybersecurity may create new vehicle for government settlements
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2015

In December we addressed the topic of cybersecurity from a product liability perspective. In particular, our prior report highlighted the U.S. Food


Hedge fund’s settlement with FTC highlights limits to HSR investment-only exemption
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2015

On August 24, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced a proposed settlement to a civil complaint against three Third Point hedge fund


“Ordinary” doesn’t always mean “often”: Tenth Circuit holds that first-time transaction can qualify for the ordinary course of business exception under Section 547
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2015

Payments made by a debtor within 90 days of a bankruptcy petition are generally avoidable as preferences under section 547 of the Bankruptcy Code


Dole gives banana farmers the slip
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2015

After more than twenty years of litigation, a dispute between Central American banana farmers and the Dole Food Company, Inc. (“Dole”) and other


Chesapeake remand decision sets damages at make-whole price and offers food for thought on bankruptcy litigation strategy
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2015

Today we write on relatively recent decision on remand in the Chesapeake Energy Corporation early redemption litigation we previously covered. In


Known or unknown? Third Circuit questions standing in New Century appeal
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2015

In the latest chapter of the New Century bankruptcy cases, the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit vacated a district court's decision on the


Careful gatekeeping excludes questionable expert methodology in Cymbalta suit
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2015

A ruling in one of the Cymbalta cases last week confirms that Daubert requires an expert’s testimony to be based on his particular area of expertise


Back to school basics: attorneys should confirm their address information is correct and monitor their case docket
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2015

For many parents with school-age kids, the month of August marks the end of summer vacation and the start of the new school year, and in this spirit