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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


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


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


“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


Lehman Brothers ruling calls into question enforceability of cross-affiliate netting in bankruptcy
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2010

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York recently issued an opinion in the case of In re Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. that significantly restricts the scope of setoff rights for energy traders and other participants in derivatives and forward commodity markets


Perfection and priority of oil & gas producers' liens in doubt
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2009

Oil and gas producers in Texas and a handful of other states have had the comfort of believing that they held purchase money security interests against the production in the hands of first purchasers and proceeds of that production


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


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


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