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Court holds that Stockton is eligible to file for chapter 9
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2013

On April 1, 2013, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California ruled that the City of Stockton qualified to file for protection


Court approves extension of the automatic stay in Detroit’s chapter 9
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2013

On July 24, 2013, Judge Steven W. Rhodes of the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan approved the City of Detroit's motion to extend


Court holds that San Bernardino is eligible to file for Chapter 9
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2013

On October 16, 2013, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California ruled that the City of San Bernardino is eligible for


City of Detroit files Chapter 9 bankruptcy petition challenges ahead
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2013

On the afternoon of July 18, 2013, the City of Detroit filed its highly anticipated petition for relief under Chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code in the


Orderly liquidation of financial companies, including executive compensation clawback, under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2010

Title II of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("WSRCPA") represents Congress' attempt to address companies considered "too big to fail."


Lehman Bankruptcy Court issues safe harbor decision
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2014

On December 19, 2013, Judge James M. Peck of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York issued his latest decision in


No market interest rate and no make whole: Momentive Performance Court rejects lender arguments against confirmation
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2014

On August 26, 2014, Judge Robert D. Drain of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York ruled that (i) the debtors


Court rules that Detroit is eligible for Chapter 9 and that pensions may be impaired in Chapter 9
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2013

On December 5, 2013, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan released its 143 page decision upholding the City of Detroit's


Supreme Court holds that orders denying plan confirmation are not final for appellate purposes
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

On May 4, 2015, a unanimous United States Supreme Court in Bullard v. Blue Hills, 135 S. Ct. 1686 (2015), resolved a long-standing circuit court split


U.S. Senate bill creates new regime for orderly liquidation of financial companies that present systemic risk
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2010

The comprehensive financial reform bill recently passed by the Senate creates a new "orderly liquidation authority" ("OLA") that would allow the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ("FDIC") to seize control of a financial company whose imminent collapse is determined to threaten the financial system as a whole