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U.S. Supreme Court Holds that "Actual Fraud" Discharge Bar Encompasses Fraudulent Transfers
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • May 19 2016

On May 16, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Husky International Electronics, Inc. v. Ritz, No. 15-145, holding that the "actual fraud" bar to


Corporate and Business Rescue in Australia: Insolvency Law Reform Process Continues as Government Releases Proposals Paper
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • May 12 2016

On 7 December 2015, the Australian Government released its "National Innovation and Science Agenda" ("Agenda"). In the Agenda, the Government


Italian Government Enacts Further Measures to Boost Italian Lending Market
  • Jones Day
  • Italy
  • May 11 2016

During the last two years, the Italian government has focused on reforming the Italian lending market, with the aim of boosting access to financing


EuroResourceDeals and Debt - April 2016
  • Jones Day
  • France, Italy, USA
  • April 21 2016

In In re Berau Capital Resources Pte Ltd, 540 B.R. 80 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2015), the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York recently


Quicksilver Drops Motion to Reject Midstream Agreements in Connection with Closing of Sale to BlueStone Natural Resources
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • April 11 2016

On April 7, 2016, Quicksilver Resources Inc. ("Quicksilver") announced that it closed the sale of its U.S. assets for $245 million to BlueStone


Sovereign Debt Update - MarchApril 2016
  • Jones Day
  • Argentina, USA
  • April 1 2016

In a historic decision with the potential to end 15 years of litigation between the Republic of Argentina and holdout bondholders from the


Chapter 15 Recognition Denied Due to COMI Manipulation Scheme to Evade U.K. Judgment
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • April 1 2016

More than a decade after the enactment of chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code, issues pertaining to recognition of a foreign debtor’s bankruptcy or


Energy Future Wins Round Two in Fight to Skirt Liability for Make-Whole Premiums
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • April 1 2016

In February 2016, Energy Future Holdings Corp. (“EF”), which obtained confirmation of a chapter 11 plan on December 3, 2015, prevailed at the


First Impressions: The Sixth Circuit Weighs In on Artificial Impairment Under a Chapter 11 Plan
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • April 1 2016

One of the prerequisites to confirmation of any chapter 11 plan is that at least one “impaired” class of creditors must vote in favor of the plan


Southern District of New York Bankruptcy Court Rules That Avoidance Powers Apply Extraterritorially
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • March 22 2016

Over the past 21 years, two U.S. district court judges in the Southern District of New York have held that the avoidance powers conferred on a