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Sixth Circuit holds that assignee is subject to contractual netting provision
  • Ice Miller LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2015

In a recent decision, In re Black Diamond Mining Company, LLC, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held that a netting provision


Drilling down: a deeper look into the distressed oil & gas industry part 4smoke on the water: the hazy law of oil and gas leases on the outer continental shelf
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2015

Up until now, the Drilling Down series has focused on the most common type of oil and gas relationship in the United States the privately-held


Drilling down: a deeper look into the distressed oil & gas industry part 3the ability to assume or reject oil and gas leases
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2015

The oil and gas world embraces a language all its own. It’s a language that is wrapped in history and littered with unique terms of art, acronyms


The intersection of M&M liens and bankruptcy law
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2014

The Fifth Circuit recently dealt with the interplay of bankruptcy and oil and gas liens in the case of In Re: T.S.C. Seiber Services, L.C., decided


Risk and opportunity amid falling oil prices
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • December 2 2014

The mainstream media have been trying to predict, on almost a daily basis, the causes of, and the winners and losers (mostly focused on the latter


Appellate panel teaches the electric slide, sets forth a standard for determining whether electricity is a “good” for purposes of section 503(b)(9)
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2014

And so we return to the debate about whether electricity is a “good” for purposes of section 503(b)(9) of the Bankruptcy Code this time featuring


“Officer” titles do they confer insider status?
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • September 24 2014

Insider status in U.S. bankruptcy carries with it significant burdens. Insiders face a one year preference exposure rather than the 90 day period


Defending preference actions: understanding your rights as a creditor
  • Liskow & Lewis
  • USA
  • July 14 2014

There is nothing more frustrating to a creditor than finally getting paid for goods or services, only to have a customer file for bankruptcy


Energy Future Holding Corp. files a chapter 11 case to restructure roughly $50b of debt
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2014

On April 29, 2014, power giant Energy Future Holding Corp. ("Energy Future"), along with 70 subsidiaries, filed for chapter 11 protection in the


8th Circuit expands application of new value defense in preference actions
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2014

On March 20, 2014, the Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issued an important decision in Stoebner v. San Diego Gas & Electric Co. (In re LGI