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New York City limits the use of credit and criminal history in employment decisions
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently signed into law two bills that limit the information employers can rely on in making employment decisions


Tenth Circuit declares “no recharacterization without justification”
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

The Bankruptcy Code provides numerous mechanisms to ensure the equitable and efficient administration of claims against a debtor’s estate. Certain


OAS S.A. Part II SDNY holds that Austrian financing subsidiary has its center of main interests in Brazil
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2015

On July 13, 2015, the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York granted recognition to the Brazilian bankruptcy proceedings of three


Seventh Circuit permits removal of airplane crash based on admiralty jurisdiction
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2015

What does it take to remove a product liability suit to federal court? For Boeing, all it took was a few seconds of flying over water. That’s what


SDNY sides with Fifth Circuit and the UNCITRAL Model Law when granting recognition to OAS S.A. et al.
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2015

On July 13, 2015, the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York issued its decision in In re OAS S.A. et al. That recognized, as foreign


Seventh Circuit holds that Neiman Marcus customers have constitutional standing to bring a putative class action over a data breach
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2015

On July 20, 2015, the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held in Remijas v. Neiman Marcus Group, LLC, that Neiman Marcus customers had alleged


A tale of two residences
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2015

This edition of Bankruptcy Beach Reading takes us on a summer road trip from the sandy beaches of Fort Lauderdale, Florida to the beautiful mountains


Federal preemption trims the trans fat in noodles class action
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

As my colleague aptly noted in a prior post, courts across the United States have seen an ever-growing number of food labeling class actions over the


Bankruptcy court reinforces the notion that counting the number of eligible creditors commencing an involuntary case really counts
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

While commencing a bankruptcy case is most commonly undertaken voluntarily by the debtor itself, the Bankruptcy Code gives certain creditors


Does silence mean consent? Some courts have found that it does not (at least for purposes of sales under section 363(f))
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2015

In melodramatic movie weddings, guests are urged, before the couple is joined in matrimony, to "speak now or forever hold their peace" (although this