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Deprizio waivers in bankruptcy cases: valid, or a sham?
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2015

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in In Re Adamson Apparel, Inc. became the first appellate court to address the validity of "Deprizio waivers." In


Understanding and planning for how bankruptcy might impact responsibility for environmental liabilities
  • Modrall Sperling
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

This article examines the sometimes uneasy intersection between laws addressing responsibility for environmental liabilities and the protections


Restructuring
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2015

In Quadrant Structured Products Co., Ltd. v. Vertin (May 4, 2015) (“Quadrant”), the Delaware Court of Chancery confirms again that ordinary


Delaware Court of Chancery issues significant ruling on the ability of creditors to assert fiduciary duty claims against directors: key takeaways
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2015

In Quadrant Structured Products Co. v. Vertin, 2015 WL 2062115 (Del. Ch. May 4, 2015), the Delaware Court of Chancery (Vice Chancellor J. Travis


Supreme Court rules that an order denying confirmation of a chapter 13 plan is not a final appealable order
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2015

On May 4, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States affirmed the order of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit dismissing the


Recent Delaware Court rulings clarify standing issues in creditor derivative litigation against allegedly insolvent corporation’s directors or officers
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

Since at least the Delaware Supreme Court's 2007 landmark decision in N. Am. Catholic Educ. Programming Found., Inc. v. Gheewalla, 930 A.2d 92, 101


Who owns likes, posts, pages and tweets in bankruptcy?
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2015

According to the online "Urban Dictionary," the phrase “own it” refers not just to traditional concepts of property or possession, but to the idea of


District court decision on MPM Silicones bankruptcy case highlights risks for secured lenders
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2015

In a May 4, 2015, decision, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York rejected secured lenders' appeals of a controversial


Securitized loan payments safe harbored under section 546(e)
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2015

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently held in Krol v. Key Bank National Association (In re MCK Millennium Centre


Trespass and other claims: ever wonder if litigation is worth it?
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2015

A chapter 11 debtor operated a small private airport. The debtor and an adjacent landowner had a long running dispute that led to the debtor suing