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Recent Developments in Acquisition Finance
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2016

Two recent court decisions may result in a broadening of the range of options available to an equity sponsor in respect of an insolvent portfolio


Institutions of higher education and access to bankruptcy: are things as simple as they seem?
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

Recently, Corinthian Colleges, Inc., one of the United States' largest for-profit educational conglomerations with 72,000 students across 107


New York bankruptcy court adopts expansive view of section 363 free and clear assets sales
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2013

In a recent decision,the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York broadly interpreted the meaning of “interest” in the context of


LLC agreement prohibiting bankruptcy filing held enforceable
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2010

Courts generally agree that pre-petition agreements to forgo the protections of bankruptcy are invalid as against public policy


The Fifth Circuit shifts the risk of doing business with fraudulent enterprises to trade creditors
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2015

When a debtor pays the market cost for goods and services provided to it by third-party vendors, these payments normally cannot be recovered as


Payments to investors in a securitization structure protected from avoidance
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2015

In what appears to be a matter of first impression, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently held that payments made


Recent developments in acquisition finance
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2014

Several recent legal and regulatory developments in the U.S. will likely alter the makeup of the group of arrangers and financiers willing to arrange


Recent developments in acquisition finance
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2014

A recent decision of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York examines who is an "Eligible Assignee" entitled to acquire loans


Clear contractual terms prevail over equitable principles in bankruptcy cases (again)
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • October 6 2015

Bankruptcy courts in the U.S. are widely viewed as favorable fora for debtors, trustees and creditors' committees to pursue creative and difficult


SDNY Bankruptcy Court allows as a claim unamortized original issue discount generated in a fair market value exchange
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2013

The Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York overseeing the Residential Capital ("ResCap") cases issued an opinion on November 15, 2013