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The fate of Argentina's debt restructuring is getting closer
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • Argentina, USA
  • April 10 2013

In what the Financial Times has called "the sovereign debt restructuring case of the century," Argentina has timely submitted its proposal as


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


The Ninth Circuit holds that bankruptcy courts have authority to recharacterize debt as equity
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2013

On April 30, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that the bankruptcy court has authority to recharacterize as equity


Bankrupt municipality may reduce retiree benefits
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2013

The bankruptcy of the largest U.S. city to file a chapter 9 bankruptcy petition has yielded a decision with serious implications for municipal


First Circuit finds that a private equity fund can be liable for the pension obligations of its portfolio company
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2013

In Sun Capital Partners III, L.P. Et al. V. New England Teamsters & Trucking Industry Pension Fund, No. 12-2312, 2013 WL 3814985 (1st Cir. July 24


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


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In an unpublished decision in In re The Village at Lakeridge, LLC, BAP Nos.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


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


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


Equityholder's strategy for shifting tax burdens to creditors upheld by Third Circuit
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2013

In re Majestic Star Casino, LLC, F.3d 736 (3rd Cir. 2013), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit broke from other courts by holding that