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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


Section 546(e) protects two tiered securitization structures
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2015

What happens when a debtor, whose loan is pooled and securitized, files for bankruptcy? Are payments made to investors recoverable as fraudulent


FDIC brings second action against directors or officers of failed banks
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2010

Industry observers have been waiting to see when bank failures arising out of the recent financial crisis would produce a wave of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ("FDIC") litigation similar to that seen in the early 1990s after the savings and loan crisis


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


Court rules Houston Astros cannot strike out fiduciary duties in bankruptcy
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2014

One of the incentives that Delaware law offers founders of business entities is the ability to tinker with the fiduciary duties that the managers of


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


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


“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


Investor strategies to realize returns in troubled situations
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2010

The year 2009 set a record for defaults and restructurings


Fourth Circuit affirms application of section 365(n) to ensure patent licensees sufficiently protected in granting relief to foreign representative
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2013

The Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in Jaffe v. Samsung Elecs. Co., Ltd.,recently held that a U.S. bankruptcy court is not required under