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Update: Chesapeake energy on hook for make-whole amountfor now
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

The June 2013 issue of Baseload included the article "A $400 Million Devil in the Details: The Cautionary Tale of the Chesapeake Par Call." We


Getting a make-whole premium upon bankruptcy?: courts say “probably not”
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

If repayment of debt is accelerated as a result of bankruptcy, are debtholders eligible to receive a make-whole premium? The answer from an


Hercules Offshore, Inc. and 14 affiliates file a prepackaged chapter 11 case
  • Morris James LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2015

Today, August 13, 2015, Hercules Offshore, Inc. and 14 of its affiliates filed a prepackaged chapter 11 bankruptcy case in the United States


Two new decisions appear to support lien-stripping (under certain conditions)
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

Lien stripping is a topic that has frequently been in the bankruptcy news this summer in light of the Supreme Court's recent decision in Bank of


Newest twist in make-wholes: calculating off the par call date
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

Historically, investment grade debt with a make-whole provision was fairly straightforward. At any time during the life of the instrument, the issuer


Known or unknown? Third Circuit questions standing in New Century appeal
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2015

In the latest chapter of the New Century bankruptcy cases, the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit vacated a district court's decision on the


Nonresidential leases: what does it take to avoid deemed rejection?
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2015

A chapter 11 debtor sought to assume a restaurant lease. The landlord objected, arguing among other things that the lease was not timely assumed and


What Marblegate can teach US about the protections available to minority noteholders in an out-of-court restructuring
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2015

Two recent decisions from the District Court for the Southern District of New York have renewed interest in the Trust Indenture Act and the ability


Back to school basics: attorneys should confirm their address information is correct and monitor their case docket
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2015

For many parents with school-age kids, the month of August marks the end of summer vacation and the start of the new school year, and in this spirit


Eleventh Circuit holds filing proof of claim on previously discharged debt violates discharge injunction
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently held, in a case of first impression, that a creditor violates the bankruptcy discharge