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Social media assets in bankruptcy: Facebook and Twitter accounts subject to reach of creditors
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2015

Social media accounts can be "property of the estate" in a bankruptcy case of a business, and thus belong to the business, even when the contents of


“Never say never”: lessons from Radioshack’s sale of customer information
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2015

When a bankrupt company’s most valuable assets include consumer information, a tension arises between bankruptcy policy aimed at maximizing asset


Buyer beware: Third Circuit confirms claims are subject to disallowance despite sale to third party
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2013

The Third Circuit in In re KB Toys, Inc. recently affirmed a decision of the Delaware District Court, holding that trade claims are subject to


Stern revisited: big questions remain unresolved
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2014

In its recent decision, Executive Benefits Insurance Agency v. Arkison (In re Bellingham Insurance Agency, Inc.),1 the Supreme Court reiterated and


Cases we’re watching: CFPB v. Morgan Drexen
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2015

We don't know about you, but we've been following the contentious litigation between the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and debt-relief


Reorganization plan qualifies for bankruptcy exception to NOL limitation rules
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2013

In another recent private letter ruling, the IRS ruled that an ownership change pursuant to a bankruptcy reorganization plan qualified for an


Ambac seeks bankruptcy court approval of settlement with government resolving dispute arising out of tax treatment of credit default swaps
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2013

On April 9, 2013, Ambac Financial Group, Inc. ("Ambac") submitted a proposed settlement with the United States to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the


Second Circuit to lenders: get your UCC filings right
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2015

On January 21, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued an opinion regarding a mistaken UCC-3 termination statement that all loan


Lehman waterfall application and Game Station decision
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2014

In another judicial decision springing from Lehman Brothers, as a result of the likely surplus in the estate of Lehman Brothers International


Mark iIV ruling: district court affirms bankruptcy court’s denial of discharge of environmental obligations
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2011

Last month, District Court Judge Shira A. Scheindlin of the Southern District of New York affirmed a bankruptcy court ruling which held that the environmental cleanup obligations of debtor Mark IV Industries, Inc. were not discharged in bankruptcy