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Ninth Circuit holds debt collector did not violate FDCPA by charging pre-judgment interest
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently held that a debt collector's demand seeking 10 percent interest that was not expressly


Attention all lawyers! The unfinished business rule may finally be finished
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

The courts continue to pick away at the "unfinished business rule." The latest blow came earlier this month when a U.S. district court dismissed a


Facing a growing number of bankruptcies, the coal industry becomes potential target for alternative investment funds
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

Once a giant of the U.S. economy, the coal industry now faces uncertain times due to lower global demand, a boom in domestic natural gas production


Partnership bankruptcy tax issues
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

Bankruptcies and restructurings involving partners and partnerships raise a number of unique tax issues. While the Internal Revenue Service


Petters strikes again: amended Minnesota Fraudulent Transfer Act does not shelter certain charitable contributions
  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

The latest turn in the ongoing Petters bankruptcy saga came on June 11, when U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Gregory Kishel issued a 46-page order examining


Everything has its own value: 7th Circuit holds that forbearances by a lender may be considered when determining reasonably equivalent value
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently held that numerous forbearances by a lender that allowed a single asset real


Compelled foreclosure consent through bankruptcy court’s definition of surrender
  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

On May 13, 2015, Judge Michael G. Williamson, writing for the Middle District of Florida, issued a consolidated opinion of two bankruptcy cases: In re


Banks and Bitcoin exchanges
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

This is the fifth post in our Bitcoin Bankruptcy series on the Weil Bankruptcy Blog. We have concluded that a hypothetical U.S.-based Bitcoin


In re Jevic Holding Corp. part II: in a close call, Third Circuit approves settlement agreement and structured dismissal that deviate from Bankruptcy Code’s priority scheme
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

Benjamin Franklin is quoted as having said "in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." No offense to Mr. Franklin, but


Third Circuit permits the use of structured dismissals that deviate from the Bankruptcy Code’s priority scheme
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

On May 21, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (the "Third Circuit") affirmed the order of the United States District