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Supreme Court: Filing a Proof of Claim on Time-Barred Debt Does Not Violate Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

On May 15, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled (5-3) in favor of the debt collection industry, holding that the filing of a proof of claim against a

Supreme Court Holds That Filing of Time-Barred Bankruptcy Claim Does Not Violate FDCPA
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2017

On May 15, 2017, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson, 581 U.S. ___ (2017) in which it held that

U.S. Supreme Court Holds FDCPA Not Violated By Proof of Claim on Time-Barred Debt
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2017

In a 5-3 decision handed down on May 15, the Supreme Court of the United States held that the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is

Chancery Court Permits Limited Partners’ Claims Against General Partners to Proceed Despite Ongoing Bankruptcy of the Partnership
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • May 11 2017

On a motion to “’confirm the trial schedule,’” Vice Chancellor Glasscock determined that actions brought by the limited partners of a partnership

The California Legislature Passes a Bill Limiting Design Professional Defense and Indemnity Obligations
  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
  • USA
  • May 3 2017

On April 28, 2017, the California Legislature passed Senate Bill No. 496, which limits the defense and indemnity obligations of design professionals

Chancery Court Dismisses All Claims for Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, and Company Dissolution Brought by Creditor
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • April 28 2017

In Steven B. Trusa v. Norman Nepo, et al., Civil Action No. 12071-VCMR, the Delaware Court of Chancery granted defendants’ motion to dismiss, holding

Creditor Barred from Bringing a Derivative Action Against an Insolvent Delaware Limited Liability Company
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2017

In a recent ruling, Trusa v. Nepo (Del. Ch. April 13, 2017), consistent with prior case law, Vice Chancellor Montgomery-Reeves of the Delaware

Insolvency and Director Liability Law Reforms - National Innovation and Science Agenda
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • April 5 2017

Last week, the federal government circulated an exposure draft of the Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Enterprise Incentives No. 2) Bill (the Bill). The

Australian Insolvency Reforms - Is the Harbour Safe Yet?
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia, USA
  • April 3 2017

On 28 March 2017, the Federal Government released its long awaited draft legislation for reforms to

Singapore: Debt Restructuring Hub Ready For Business
  • White & Case LLP
  • Singapore, USA
  • April 3 2017

After months of public consultations and revision, the Singapore Parliament passed the Companies (Amendment) Bill (the "Bill") on 10 March 2017