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Fake it ‘til you make it or at least keep the frivolous to a de minimis
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2015

What does Memorial Day weekend mean to you? Perhaps it means having a nice long weekend with family and friends? Or spending hours sitting in traffic


Supreme Court considers junior liens on 'underwater' property
  • Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
  • USA
  • May 22 2015

On March 24 2015 the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Bank of America v Caulkett (13-1421). As framed by the petitioner, Bank of America NA, the


Court validates rescue loan, rejecting equitable subordination and fraudulent transfer claims
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2015

A bank did not engage in "egregious conduct" sufficient to subordinate its lien on equitable grounds, held the U.S. District Court for the Northern


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


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


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”


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


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


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


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