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The characterization of an ORRI conveyance in bankruptcy
  • Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr PC
  • USA
  • August 27 2015

A bankruptcy court’s characterization of a debtor’s pre-petition conveyance of an overriding royalty interest (“ORRI”) has an important effect on


Mining and exploration company, Santa Fe Gold Corporation, seeks protection in chapter 11
  • Morris James LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2015

On August 26, 2015, Santa Fe Gold Corporation and three affiliates filed voluntary chapter 11 petitions in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the


Here today, gone tomorrow: confirmation of a Chapter 11 plan could strip your liens if you’re not careful
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • August 24 2015

On August 4, 2015, the Second Circuit weighed in for the first time on the circumstances in which the confirmation of a Chapter 11 plan could strip a


The SemCrude bankruptcy: commodity traders prevail against related fraud and U.C.C. claims
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2015

In 2008, SemCrude, L.P. And related entities (collectively, SemCrude or the Debtors) filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the U.S


Tenth Circuit confirms that a single payment on new purchase contract may satisfy ordinary course defense under 11 U.S.C. 547(C)(2)
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2015

In Jubber v. SMC Electrical Products, Inc. et al. (In re C.W. Mining Co.), Case No. 13-4175 (Aug. 10, 2015), the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals


Adversary complaint or motion: how to prosecute contempt proceedings in bankruptcy
  • Berger Singerman LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2015

All too often, after a debtor receives his or her discharge in bankruptcy and after the case has been closed, a creditor whose debt has been


“Ordinary” doesn’t always mean “often”: Tenth Circuit holds that first-time transaction can qualify for the ordinary course of business exception under Section 547
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2015

Payments made by a debtor within 90 days of a bankruptcy petition are generally avoidable as preferences under section 547 of the Bankruptcy Code


Chesapeake remand decision sets damages at make-whole price and offers food for thought on bankruptcy litigation strategy
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2015

Today we write on relatively recent decision on remand in the Chesapeake Energy Corporation early redemption litigation we previously covered. In


Debtors may want to take it all off, but the Supreme Court says junior liens can’t be stripped
  • McBrayer McGinnis Leslie & Kirkland PLLC
  • USA
  • August 20 2015

It’s not an uncommon sight, especially in light of the burst of the housing bubble in recent years: a debtor in bankruptcy has two mortgages on a


Nonresidential leases: what does it take to avoid deemed rejection?
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2015

A chapter 11 debtor sought to assume a restaurant lease. The landlord objected, arguing among other things that the lease was not timely assumed and