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Litigation Funder Communications Protected by the Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2016

Addressing a novel issue in In re: International Oil Trading Company, LLC, 548 B.R. 825 (Bankr. S.D. Fla. 2016), the United States Bankruptcy Court


Identifying further restructuring risks in Germany - Federal Court of Justice clarifies liability for continuing the business of an insolvent company
  • Dechert LLP
  • Germany
  • March 27 2014

The Financial Crisis, a difficult market situation and a tense liquidity status have led to remarkable difficulties for mid-sized businesses within


U.S. Supreme Court holds that out of the money mortgages cannot be stripped off in chapter 7 bankruptcy cases
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court held that a secured creditor in a chapter 7 bankruptcy case is protected from having its lien "stripped off" even if the


The Fisker case and its impact on distressed M&A
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2014

As is well known, the right to credit bid is the entitlement of a secured lender to bid the amount of its outstanding claims at the sale of its


Recent Developments in Acquisition Finance
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2016

Two recent court decisions may affect an equity sponsor's options when deciding whether and how to put money into - or take money out of - a


Seventh Circuit: Section 546(e) Safe Harbor Does Not Shield From Avoidance Transfers Made Through Financial Institution Conduits
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2016

In FTI Consulting, Inc. v. Merit Management Group, LP, the Seventh Circuit recently held that transfers are not protected under the safe harbor of


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


Recent developments in acquisition finance
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2015

When a portfolio company underperforms, a sponsor may consider various options to address the perceived performance issues, including changes to a


Bail-In, or Just Bailing?
  • Dechert LLP
  • European Union
  • April 25 2016

You know, there's never a dull moment when one reports on the regulatory states' endless and so often fruitless and wrong-headed tinkering with the


“Officer” titles do they confer insider status?
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • September 24 2014

Insider status in U.S. bankruptcy carries with it significant burdens. Insiders face a one year preference exposure rather than the 90 day period