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Court rules that Detroit is eligible for Chapter 9 and that pensions may be impaired in Chapter 9
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2013

On December 5, 2013, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan released its 143 page decision upholding the City of Detroit's


No market interest rate and no make whole: Momentive Performance Court rejects lender arguments against confirmation
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2014

On August 26, 2014, Judge Robert D. Drain of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York ruled that (i) the debtors


District court grants bny leave to appeal bankruptcy court’s interlocutory order in Lehman, prohibiting enforcement of ipso facto clause in swap
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2010

On September 21, 2010, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York granted BNY Corporate Trustee Services Limited leave to appeal a decision of the Bankruptcy Court in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy case


Lehman Bankruptcy Court issues safe harbor decision
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2014

On December 19, 2013, Judge James M. Peck of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York issued his latest decision in


City of Stockton: Bankruptcy Court holds that Rule 9019 does not apply to Chapter 9 debtors
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2013

On January 30, 2013, Judge Christopher Klein of the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California held that, pursuant to section 904 of the


Court holds that San Bernardino is eligible to file for Chapter 9
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2013

On October 16, 2013, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California ruled that the City of San Bernardino is eligible for


Court holds that Stockton is eligible to file for chapter 9
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2013

On April 1, 2013, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California ruled that the City of Stockton qualified to file for protection


City of Detroit files Chapter 9 bankruptcy petition challenges ahead
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2013

On the afternoon of July 18, 2013, the City of Detroit filed its highly anticipated petition for relief under Chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code in the


Court approves extension of the automatic stay in Detroit’s chapter 9
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2013

On July 24, 2013, Judge Steven W. Rhodes of the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan approved the City of Detroit's motion to extend


Delaware’s not so safe harbors: Third Circuit Bankruptcy Court declines to rule that a payment on a letter of credit is an avoidance-proof “settlement payment”
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2012

On March 26, 2012, Judge Mary F. Walrath of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware refused to rule that, as a matter of law, payments made to satisfy a debtor’s obligations under a letter of credit constitute “settlement payments” protected from avoidance under section 546(e) of the Bankruptcy Code