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Oops! How a clerical error may cost JPMorgan Chase $1.5 billion
  • Wilk Auslander LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2015

Everyone makes mistakes even lawyers! Most of the time we don't even know it because the error is either minor or doesn't affect the outcome. In

Update on alter ego and successor liability claims
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • USA
  • November 23 2015

An unsecured creditor had "adequately alleged a de facto merger" between a corporate defendant and a purported asset acquiror, held the U.S. District

Bankruptcy court order compelling surrender of property upheld on appeal
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • November 23 2015

On November 23, 2015, in the first appellate decision of its kind, the District Court for the Southern District of Florida affirmed a bankruptcy

Bankruptcy won’t help you avoid an oil & gas lease
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • November 23 2015

A district court judge in the Middle District of Pennsylvania recently vacated a bankruptcy court's decision allowing rejection of an oil and gas

Mortgage acknowledgements: can a boo-boo be fixed?
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2015

A Chapter 7 trustee sought to avoid a mortgage using “strong-arm” powers based on a defect in the acknowledgement. The mortgagee contended that the

Texas Supreme Court will weigh in on the Allen Stanford litigation and the Texas Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act
  • Carrington Coleman
  • USA
  • November 25 2015

The Texas Supreme Court is poised to consider a significant fraudulent transfer case stemming from the Allen Stanford Ponzi scheme. The origins of

Lien rights: does discharge of a debtor preclude enforcement of a lien against the debtor’s property?
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2015

After filing a second chapter 13 bankruptcy, a debtor brought a proceeding to determine the creditor’s lien rights, if any, in her mobile home and to

Changes to bankruptcy forms to be effective December 1st
  • Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC
  • USA
  • November 23 2015

As part of a modernization effort that began in 2008 that is being spearheaded by the Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules, most official

Delaware bankruptcy court addresses when and whether creditors are entitled to postpetition interest in chapter 11 (part 3)
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2015

This is the third post in our series on Judge Sontchi's postpetition interest decision in Energy Futures Holdings, issued on October 30, 2015. Our

Ninth Circuit permits lien-voidance for Chapter 20 debtors
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2015

Bankruptcy practitioners routinely advise secured creditor clients to file protective proofs of claim in bankruptcy proceedings despite those