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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


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


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


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


Eleventh Circuit holds filing proof of claim on previously discharged debt violates discharge injunction
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently held, in a case of first impression, that a creditor violates the bankruptcy discharge


The year in bankruptcy 2013
  • Jones Day
  • Global, USA
  • January 22 2014

The eyes of the financial world were on the U.S. during 2013. The view was dismaying and encouraging in roughly equal parts. The U.S. rang in the new


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


What education management can teach US about the protections available to minority noteholders in an out-of-court restructuring
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2015

Two recent decisions from the District Court for the Southern District of New York have renewed interest in the Trust Indenture Act and the ability


“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


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