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Kuwait considers new insolvency legislation
  • Al Tamimi & Company - Advocates and Legal Consultants
  • Kuwait
  • May 22 2015

Kuwait is now considering a new law that will bring its bankruptcy and insolvency legal regime closer to Chapter 11 of Title 11 of the United States


Deprizio, Shmeprizio: a waiver of indemnification can shield an insider guarantor from liability (at least in the Ninth Circuit)
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

Can a waiver of rights ever be beneficial to the person granting the waiver? Yes. In In re Adamson Apparel, the Court of Appeals for the Ninth


Pension Protection Fund new guidance on insolvency practitioner fees
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 21 2015

The UK's Pension Protection Fund (PPF) is about to publish new guidelines to reflect their increased focus on the approval of Insolvency


New decision clarifies rules regarding derivative standing for creditors in Delaware Court of Chancery
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

On May 4, 2015, the Delaware Court of Chancery issued an important decision regarding creditor standing to maintain a derivative action on behalf of


Will “wellness” make us better?
  • Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

The United States Supreme Court will hand down its decision in the next few weeks in the case of Wellness Int’l Network, Ltd. v. Sharif (“Wellness”


Delaware offers new guidance on enforcing fiduciary duties owed to insolvent corporations
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

On May 4, 2015, Vice Chancellor Travis Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery issued a decision in Quadrant Structured Products Co., Ltd. v. Vertin


Another district weighs in on proofs of claim for time barred debt
  • Smith Debnam Narron Drake Saintsing & Myers LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

Another district court has declined to follow the 11th Circuit’s holding in Crawford v. LVNV Funding LLC. On a motion for summary judgment, the


Important restrictions placed on use of CBCA for debt restructurings
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • May 21 2015

In a recent unreported decision denying approval of a plan of arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA) proposed by Connacher Oil


High Court considers business purpose exemption and non-commercial agreements
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 21 2015

The recent appeal to the High Court in Woolsey v Payne 2015 EWHC 968 (Ch), from the Chief Registrar in insolvency proceedings, considered the


Supreme Court holds that orders denying plan confirmation are not final for appellate purposes
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

On May 4, 2015, a unanimous United States Supreme Court in Bullard v. Blue Hills, 135 S. Ct. 1686 (2015), resolved a long-standing circuit court split