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Bankruptcy won’t help you avoid an oil & gas lease
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • November 23 2015

A district court judge in the Middle District of Pennsylvania recently vacated a bankruptcy court's decision allowing rejection of an oil and gas

Administrators: are you sitting comfortably?
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 12 2015

The recent case of Lazari Investments Limited v Saville & others 2015 EWHC 2590 (Ch), in which Charles Russell Speechlys LLP acted for the

Dealing with restaurant and retail leases in bankruptcy
  • Buchalter Nemer
  • USA
  • November 9 2015

The recent Great Recession and the wave of bankruptcy filings that accompanied it presented a number of challenges for landlords and tenants. Yet, as

Can the bankruptcy trustee terminate a commitment to sell property if the purchaser has already registered the court claim with the land registry?
  • NCTM Studio Legale
  • Italy
  • November 6 2015

With the decision of 16 September 2015, No. 18131, the Court of Cassation settled a long-standing debate, ruling that the trustee can not terminate

Bank settles with DOJ for $81.6 million for failing to timely file payment change notices for homeowners in bankruptcy
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2015

On November 5, the DOJ announced a proposed settlement with a bank for allegedly violating bankruptcy rules by not providing homeowners with required

Landlord's right to forfeit versus tenant's administration pre-pack assignment
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2015

In September 2014 administrators were appointed over Strada restaurants (trading under SSRL Realisations Limited). The restaurant was tenant of a

High Court confirms power of Australian courts to grant freezing orders in aid of foreign litigation
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Australia
  • October 23 2015

The High Court of Australia has confirmed that Australian superior courts have the power to make freezing orders in respect of property in Australia

Busted! Sixth Circuit holds creditor’s threat to pursue criminal charges against debtor falls outside criminal prosecution exception to automatic stay
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2015

It is widely known that one of the basic tenets of U.S. bankruptcy law is the imposition of the automatic stay under section 362(a) of the Bankruptcy

Florida bankruptcy court holds debtor who ‘surrenders’ property in BK cannot impede foreclosure
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2015

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida recently held that, at a minimum, “surrender” under Bankruptcy Code 521 and 1325

Collateral recovery in bankruptcy: what’s a creditor to do?
  • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
  • USA
  • October 15 2015

Lenders make secured loans expecting to recover the collateral in the event of a default. The collateral is sold to satisfy the debt. Experienced