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Chapter 7 Debtor’s Case Dismissed After Court Finds that She is Judicially Estopped from Arguing that Student Loan Debts are Non-Consumer in Nature
  • Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC
  • USA
  • September 21 2016

While bankruptcy relief is available as a tool for individuals to discharge debts, it is not available to everyone, under all circumstances. Before a

Hanjin Shipping Bankruptcy - What Cargo Owners Need to Know
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • South Korea, USA
  • September 15 2016

News of the bankruptcy of one of the world’s largest ocean carriers, Hanjin Shipping Co., Ltd. (Hanjin), continues to have a ripple effect globally

Emergency Appeal in Hanjin Shipping Case Highlights Disconnect between Bankruptcy and Maritime Law in the United States
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • September 19 2016

A number of towage and bunker suppliers in the Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd. chapter 15 case have requested the intervention of a district court judge to

Ninth Circuit Insulates California Tax Sale from Fraudulent Transfer Attack
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2016

“The price received at a California tax sale” properly held under state law “conclusively establishes ‘reasonably equivalent value’ for purposes

Unredeemed Gift Card Holders Denied Bankruptcy Priority Status
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2016

For some time now, the brick and mortar side of the retail industry has been in financial distress. In 2015 and 2016 alone, brand name companies such

Insolvency Law - September 2016
  • Yoon & Yang LLC
  • Global, Japan, South Korea, USA
  • September 22 2016

On August 31, 2016 Hanjin Shipping filed a rehabilitation petition with the Seoul Central District Court. The Case number is Seoul Central District

Lyondell Decision Opens Door to Actual Fraudulent Conveyance Claims by Lenders in LBOs
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2016

A recent decision from the Southern District of New York may reopen a door which many had believed was all but closed for disgruntled

In Re Transwest Resort Properties, Inc.: Arizona District Court Interpretation of “Impaired Accepting Class” for Plan Confirmation Purposes Threatens Senior Mortgage Lender Protections in Common Real Estate Financing Structures
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2016

The enactment of the Tax Reform Act of 1986, which ended the many tax shelter advantages previously available to real estate investors, coupled with

Hanjin Receives U.S. Temporary Protection; BCOs May Now Retrieve Stranded Cargo
  • Venable LLP
  • South Korea, USA
  • September 20 2016

As Venable has previously reported, Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd. (Hanjin) recently filed for court receivership in South Korea. Immediately thereafter

New Delaware Chapter 11 Filing - Noble Environmental Power, LLC
  • Cole Schotz PC
  • USA
  • September 16 2016

Noble Environmental Power, LLC, and several of its affiliates filed for Chapter 11 protection in the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware