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NAESB contract not protected by Bankruptcy Code safe harbor provisions
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 8 2007

The decision of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Hutson v. Smithfield Packing Co. (In re National Gas Distributors, LLC) poses potentially serious problems for parties trading gas under the North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) base contract


Is triangular set-off enforceable under US laws?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2009

It is not uncommon to find in trading agreements triangular set-off provisions, also commonly referred to as “cross-affiliates” set-off clauses


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


Semcrude decision delineates the process for analyzing motions for continuance vs. motions for summary judgment
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2011

an 24 page decision signed June 20, 2011, Judge Shannon of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court partially granted several parties’ motions for a continuance opposing several motions for summary judgment, holding that a motion for continuance must be analyzed before even considering a motion for summary judgment


A closer look at the Satcon Technology bankruptcy
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2012

On October 17, 2012, Satcon Technology Corporation and various of its subsidiaries (collectively, "Satcon") filed chapter 11 petitions for bankruptcy in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware


A closer look at the Bicent Power bankruptcy
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2012

On April 23, 2012, Bicent Holdings LLC, and various related entities (collectively "Bicent" or the "Debtors") filed petitions for bankruptcy in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware


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


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


What goes up a quick glance at Ohio oil and gas leases in bankruptcy
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2013

As Ohio enjoys its latest boom in oil and gas exploration, it is important to understand how oil and gas leases are treated in bankruptcy. Unsettled