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Shareholders can pursue derivative suits against insolvent corporations in Illinois
  • Greensfelder Hemker & Gale PC
  • USA
  • July 7 2016

Illinois courts have long recognized that an insolvent corporation’s creditors have standing to bring a derivative action on behalf of the


U.S. Supreme Court to Weigh in on Structured Dismissals and Settlements Circumventing the Bankruptcy Code’s Priority Scheme
  • Cole Schotz PC
  • USA
  • July 12 2016

On June 28, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a challenge to a Third Circuit-affirmed settlement and dismissal of the chapter 11 cases of


Recent Developments in Acquisition Finance
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2016

Private equity sponsors should be aware of two recent court decisions. One involves fiduciary duties under state law that may be owing to a limited


Lender’s Derivative Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claim Not Time-Barred Because of Its Knowledge
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2016

A lender's ("Lender") derivative breach of fiduciary duty claims on behalf of Chapter 7 guarantor-Debtors cannot be time-barred because of Lender's


Some Much Needed Transparency Required on Liquidating Trustees, Liquidating Trusts, Plan Documents, and Other Post-Confirmation Matters
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2016

We at The Bankruptcy Cave applaud the recent ruling by Judge Whipple of the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio, seeking to make the


Court Finds that Absolute Priority Rule Applies in Individual Chapter 11 Cases
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2016

While the majority of the cases covered by the Weil Bankruptcy Blog address issues arising in corporate restructurings, cases concerning individual


Finance and secured lending in the United States
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • Global, USA
  • June 30 2016

A structured guide to finance and secured lending in the United States


Internet Service a Utility in Bankruptcy? It Might Be Now
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2016

On June 14, 2016, the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit affirmed the legality of the Federal Communications Commission’s new “net


8th Cir. Holds Time-Barred Proof of Claim Does Not Violate FDCPA, Disagreeing with 11th Cir.
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently held that “an accurate and complete proof of claim on a time-barred debt is not false


Bankruptcy Courts Closing In - Will An Agreement Requiring Unanimous Consent To File For Bankruptcy Be Effective?
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2016

We've all seen it. The business opportunity looks enticing but is laced with risk about a potential bankruptcy filing down the road. As bankruptcy