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Insolvency Law Reform Act: update
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • August 24 2016

The Hon Kelly O'Dwyer MP, the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, announced yesterday that the Insolvency Law Reform Act 2016 (Cth) (ILRA


Supreme Court of Victoria reconfirms liquidators’ rights to indemnity from trust assets
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • August 24 2016

The Supreme Court of Victoria recently ruled in Freelance Global Limited (in liq) v Bensted and Ors 2016 VSC 181 that liquidators of corporate


Declaring a Debtor Bankrupt in the UAE
  • Al Tamimi & Company - Advocates and Legal Consultants
  • United Arab Emirates
  • August 24 2016

A declaration of bankruptcy, according to Article 645 of the Commercial Transactions Law, can be imposed on any trader who ceases to pay some or all


In re Ferguson
  • Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
  • USA
  • August 24 2016

The Seventh Circuit dismisses the appeal, holding it does not have jurisdiction. The bankruptcy court entered an order permitting marshaling of the


“To stat demand or not stat demand, that is the question”
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • August 23 2016

Lovers of Shakespeare will no doubt recognise the aforesaid phrase. As this is Shakespeare’s 400th birthday year, I thought it apt to borrow one of


Finance and secured lending in New Zealand
  • Buddle Findlay
  • Global, New Zealand
  • August 22 2016

A structured guide to finance and secured lending in New Zealand


Too Clever by Half: Bankruptcy Court Re-characterizes Debt Owed to Insider as Equity
  • Adams and Reese LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2016

In a new, unpublished decision in the U.S. Court of Appeals, the Fourth Circuit affirmed a bankruptcy court’s order re-characterizing a portion of a


Supreme Court decision highlights importance of contract terms in protecting principal from agent’s insolvency
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 22 2016

The Supreme Court has held that a principal was entitled to recover payments collected by its agent on its behalf following the agent's insolvency:


Non-Final Finality: Does One Interlocutory Issue Resolved in a Bankruptcy Court Order Render All Issues Addressed in the Order Non-Appealable?
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2016

As the Supreme Court recently reminded us in Bullard v. Blue Hills Bank, not all orders in bankruptcy cases are immediately appealable as a matter of


Circuit Courts Divided Following Seventh Circuit's Section 546(e) Safe Harbor Decision
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • August 22 2016

On July 26, 2016, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled that the Bankruptcy Code section 546(e) "safe