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Can avoiding potential litigation be considered an uncommercial transaction?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 13 2015

When a company goes into liquidation liquidators will often try to 'claw back' uncommercial transactions. The recent case of 640 Elizabeth Street Pty

Trespass and other claims: ever wonder if litigation is worth it?
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2015

A chapter 11 debtor operated a small private airport. The debtor and an adjacent landowner had a long running dispute that led to the debtor suing

Doing business in Russia 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Russia
  • March 12 2015

The Russian Federation stretches across Eurasia from Eastern Europe to the Pacific coast. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia became the

As retail bankruptcies rise, landlords must prepare
  • Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2015

Commercial landlords should take notice. Within the last several months, one women's clothing retailer after another has gone out of business. On Dec

Landlords: beware when terminating and evicting commercial tenants
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2012

When a tenant under a commercial lease defaults and the landlord wishes to exercise a right to terminate the lease and evict the tenant, the landlord must comply with the terms of the lease and the applicable law regarding termination and eviction

Unpaid rent: what are your options?
  • BrookStreet des Roches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 21 2013

For landlords of commercial premises, one of their main concerns is making sure that the tenant pays all sums due under the lease. Unfortunately this

Foreign assets: overseas but over here in a bankruptcy
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • November 24 2011

Earlier this year, the High Court gave judgment in a case involving a bankrupt who owned property in Morocco (Saunders v Donovan, unreported

To cap or not to cap, that is the question: bankruptcy court examines 502(b)(6)
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2015

Restructuring professionals cite giving the debtor a “fresh start” as one of the goals of bankruptcy. In order to assist the debtor, the Bankruptcy

A cautionary tale on the pitfalls of challenging LPA receivers
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2013

Last month the Chancery Division of the High Court in Manchester considered a challenge to the continuing ap-pointment of LPA receivers in the case

High Court decision on subrogation and a first mortgagee’s obligations to guarantors
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 30 2009

The High Court’s recent decision in Bofinger v Kingsway involves the law respecting sureties, their obligation to indemnify the creditor and right to indemnity by the principal debtor, and the operation of the doctrine of equity associated with the term "subrogation"