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“Don’t they have e-filing where you come from?” Tech-challenged lawyer dodges suspension
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2016

My spouse and I visited Chicago years ago, and confusedly started driving the wrong way down a one-way street. We were promptly pulled over by one of


WARNing: You Could be Personally Liable
  • Verrill Dana LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2016

"Can I be personally liable?" Directors, officers, and managers of business entities frequently ask that question of their attorneys. A recent


New Wormhole in Chicago’s Pension Black Hole
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

NASA defines a black hole as a place in space where gravity is relentless and pulls so much that not even light can get out. And, so it goes with


Bad Children: How One Court Used Alter Ego Doctrine to Uphold Reverse Veil Piercing
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2016

In a typical application of the veil piercing remedy, an equity holder is held liable for the debts of the corporate entity it owns and controls. The


Bankruptcy Court Chips Away at Bankruptcy Remoteness of Special Purpose Vehicles
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

A Chicago bankruptcy court declined to dismiss the Chapter 11 case of a "bankruptcy remote" limited liability company even though the debtor failed


Second Circuit Limits Creditors’ Ability to Claw Back LBO Payments
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2016

A recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, In re Tribune Company Fraudulent Conveyance Litigation, represents a


Improper Calculation of Postpetition Interest Leads to Reversal of a Confirmation Order
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2016

Postpetition interest is a thorny area of bankruptcy law. The myriad rules, coupled with the inconsistent way in which they are often applied


Terminating a Distressed Tenant’s Lease?
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2016

Landlords contemplating terminating a lease with a distressed tenant in advance of a possible tenant bankruptcy will want to consider carefully a


West Coast Real Estate Update: April 13, 2016
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2016

The California Assembly Committee on Judiciary in early April unanimously passed Assembly Bill (AB) 1963 to extend the pre-litigation procedures for


Challenges, Risks and New Developments in the Distressed Oil & Gas Industry
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2016

Section 541 of the Code - This section provides that the commencement of a bankruptcy case automatically creates an estate that broadly includes all