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Seventh Circuit Warns Banks: Ignore Red Flags at Your Own Peril
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • February 2 2016

When can a bank be at risk of unknowingly receiving a fraudulent transfer? How much information does a bank need to have before it is on "inquiry


Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights Bulletin: February 2016
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2016

The Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Bulletin provides an analysis of legal issues, recent court decisions and significant changes in bankruptcy and


New York federal bankruptcy court finds insurance insolvency proceeding does not “reverse - preempt” bankruptcy court jurisdiction
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • February 2 2016

In a recent adversary proceeding in the chapter 11 case involving Ames Department Stores, Inc. (“Ames”), Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Company


FYI: 7th Cir Holds Lender's Inquiry Notice of Fraud Involving Collateral Allows Avoidance of Security Interest in Bankruptcy
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently held that a lender that is on inquiry notice that its security interest in the collateral


Secured Lender Forced, under Bankruptcy Code Section 506(c), to Pay Trustee's Expenses of Preserving Collateral...for 14 Months
  • Murtha Cullina LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

For secured lenders, the single most dangerous provision of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code is section 506(c). This section permits the bankruptcy court to


Bankruptcy filings are expected to rise in 2016. Are there any steps I should take to protect myself and my business?
  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2016

After one of the slowest years for corporate bankruptcy filings, all indicators point to filings heating up in 2016. Consider the following five


More Bad News for Bankruptcy Professionals - Baker Botts v ASARCO is Back Like a Boomerang
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • February 1 2016

Last June, the Supreme Court issued a ruling in Baker Botts LLP v. ASARCO, LLC, which dramatically altered expectations that had previously been


Illinois Bankruptcy Court Rejects Crawford, Finds Time-Barred Claims Permissible
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2016

A recent decision from a United States Bankruptcy Court in the Northern District of Illinois provides a detailed analysis of why proofs of claim on


Recent Developments in Bankruptcy Law, January 2016
  • Jenner & Block
  • USA
  • January 31 2016

Prejudgment asset freeze order on SEC’s motion does not violate the automatic stay. In an SEC action for securities law violations, the district


Fourth Circuit affirms priority of tax lien over failed chapter 11 professional fees
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2016

A federal "secured tax claim takes priority over a professional's claim to fees" in an aborted Chapter 11 case, held the U.S. Court of Appeals for