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Scheme hot topics bulletin: part III schemes vs chapter 11
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

In this bulletin, we compare English schemes of arrangement with US Chapter 11 proceedings. The shape of a restructuring is often influenced by a


Third Circuit permits the use of structured dismissals that deviate from the Bankruptcy Code’s priority scheme
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

On May 21, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (the "Third Circuit") affirmed the order of the United States District


Ninth Circuit holds debt collector did not violate FDCPA by charging pre-judgment interest
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently held that a debt collector's demand seeking 10 percent interest that was not expressly


Attention all lawyers! The unfinished business rule may finally be finished
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

The courts continue to pick away at the "unfinished business rule." The latest blow came earlier this month when a U.S. district court dismissed a


Supreme Court rejects stripping-off of underwater mortgages in bankruptcy
  • Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

In March 2015 in Bank of America NA v Caulkett the Supreme Court considered whether debtors in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation could invoke


Lookback period: two weeks
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

The Momentive case continues to provide the Weil Bankruptcy Blog with an ongoing source of topics. InMomentive Plan Confirmation Affirmed: I Can See


Everything has its own value: 7th Circuit holds that forbearances by a lender may be considered when determining reasonably equivalent value
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently held that numerous forbearances by a lender that allowed a single asset real


Recording errors: a typo is not always fatal
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

A chapter 13 debtor sought a court determination that a mortgage loan was unsecured because there was a small typo in her name when the mortgage was


Delaware bankruptcy court holds that vacating premises after rejection of a lease does not constitute termination of the lease
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

Breach or termination? In most cases involving the rejection of an unexpired lease where the debtor is the lessee, whether a rejection constitutes


Can you object to a claim just because it doesn’t include supporting documentation? The answer may not be as simple as you think
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2015

Does technical noncompliance with the Bankruptcy Rules and the official proof of claim form warrant disallowance of a claim, or does that approach