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Transfer $8 million out of accounts in New York? That action alone is not sufficient to establish personal jurisdiction
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2013

In Henkel v. Masiero, Index No. 6504252012 (N.Y. Sup. Ct., N.Y. Cnty. Mar. 18, 2013) (the "Opinion"), the Supreme Court (J. Bransten) granted the

What matters: A review of 2011 and 2012
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2013

As you know, the last two years have seen a somewhat improved, but by no means robust, business climate. At the same time, structural shifts in the

BLG Monthly Update
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Argentina, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 19 2012

The BLG Monthly Update is a digest of recent developments in the law which Neil Guthrie, our National Director of Research, thinks you will find

Fraud and undue influence in non-probate transfers of assets
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2012

Non-probate transfers of assets can be tough to attack

Recent developments for the fourth quarter 2011
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Japan, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA, Denmark, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Canada, China
  • March 15 2012

The end of the year and beginning of a new year is always a busy time for us, as it is for most of our clients

Off-shore Madoff feeder fund lawsuit survives motion to dismiss
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2011

On May 2nd, the Southern District of New York partially denied defendants' motion to dismiss a Madoff feeder fund lawsuit

New York district court refuses to recognize hedge funds’ winding up proceedings in the Cayman Islands
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • Cayman Islands, USA
  • June 9 2008

In a recent decision, Judge Sweet of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York affirmed a bankruptcy court decision and refused to recognize under chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code either as “foreign main proceedings” or as “foreign nonmain proceedings” the well-publicized liquidations brought in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands by two Bear Stearns hedge funds (the “Funds”

District court affirms decision to deny Cayman Islands hedge funds access to U.S. bankruptcy court under Chapter 15
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • Cayman Islands, USA
  • June 5 2008

The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York recently affirmed a bankruptcy court’s denial of Chapter 15 protection for the U.S. assets of two Cayman Islands hedge funds

U.S. bankruptcy court denies failed hedge funds’ request for chapter 15 recognition
  • Jones Day
  • Cayman Islands, USA
  • October 1 2007

Two hedge funds affiliated with Bear Stearns & Co., Inc., the fifth-largest investment firm in the U.S., recently failed in a bid to obtain recognition under chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code of winding-up proceedings commenced in the Cayman Islands at the end of July for two of the firm’s hedge funds that were casualties of the sub-prime mortgage meltdown

Charles J. Stoia
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC