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Court provides guidance for seeking damages arising from trades of distressed claims
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2012

In Deephaven Distressed Opportunities Tradings, Ltd. v. 3V Capital Master Fund Ltd., Index No. 60061008 (Sup. Ct., NY County, Jun. 26, 2012), Judge Melvin L. Schweitzer denied the plaintiffs’ motion for summary judgment on its damages claims


The year 2010 in review: contractor licensing
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2011

Jones, a licensed contractor, had a workers' compensation policy covering his employees


California Supreme Court resolves Court of Appeal split, holding that Section 2010 of the California Corporations Code -- California's "Survival Statute" -- does not apply to foreign corporations
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2013

In Greb v. Diamond Int'l Corp., 2013 WL 628328 (Cal. Feb. 21, 2013), the California Supreme Court unequivocally and unanimously laid to rest the


Second Circuit holds that SIPA does not permit an inflation or interest adjustment to “net equity” claims for customer property
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2015

In In re Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, No. 14-97-bk(L), 2015 WL 727965 (2d Cir. Feb. 20, 2015), the United States Court of Appeals for


Justice Friedman allows breach of fiduciary duty claim to proceed against corporate directors under Delaware Law
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2015

In AP Services, LLP v. Lobell et. Al, No. 6516132012, 2015 NY Slip Op 31115(U) (N.Y. Sup. Ct. June 19, 2015) (argued Feb. 21, 2014), Justice


Dodd-Frank’s intersection with the Bankruptcy Code could have significant impact for unsecured creditors
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2014

On February 11th, the three private plaintiff-appellants and eleven State plaintiff-appellants in State National Bank of Big Spring, et al. V. Jacob


Claims trading from the inside out: Ninth Circuit BAP holds that a non-insider claimant's vote on a plan is not discounted merely because the claimant purchased its claim from an insider
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2013

In an unpublished decision in In re The Village at Lakeridge, LLC, BAP Nos. NV-12-1456 and NV-12-1474 (B.A.P. 9th Cir. Apr. 5, 2013), the United


Committee's attack upon lender's make-whole premium denied
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2013

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (the "Court") recently upheld a $23.7 million make-whole payment (the "Make-Whole


When goods are shipped from overseas, when are they considered “received by the debtor” for purposes of asserting a section 503(b)(9) administrative claim?
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2014

A bankruptcy court in Pennsylvania recently held that trade creditors who supplied goods to a debtor prior to its bankruptcy filing were not entitled


Continuity of enterprise is enough for successor parties to be liable
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2014

Successor liability is often a concern for the acquirer when purchasing substantially all of a seller's assets. While this risk is well known, the