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The price of oil & the potential for master limited partnership restructuring and insolvencies
  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2015

With the near-historic drop in oil prices, distressed investors are evaluating a myriad of investment opportunities in the oil industry and related


Sponsorowner series: initial considerations when your company is heading toward distressfiduciary duties and more
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2015

Anyone investing equity in an enterprise, whether creating a start-up or purchasing an established company, is a natural optimist. The hope is that


Jacobs v. Terpitz: entering into a partnership constitutes “minimum contacts”
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 13 2015

Since the Supreme Court's decision in Stern v. Marshall, the extent of a bankruptcy court's authority to adjudicate claims against non-debtors has


Surety bonds: direct claims v derivative claims who knew?
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2015

The debtor made claims against a surety that issued a performance bond in connection with a construction contract. The surety contended that it was


Considerations for lenders in workouts & loan restructurings
  • Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2015

Despite the improvement in the economy since the advent of the “Great Recession,” many businesses nevertheless continue to struggle. Accordingly


Delaware Court of Chancery decision clarifies fiduciary issues in insolvent company
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2015

The Court of Chancery of Delaware recently issued a noteworthy decision clarifying fiduciary duties and confirming business judgment rule protection


UCC collateral description: more may not be better
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2015

A chapter 7 trustee sought to recover as preferences payments made by the debtor to a lender and proceeds of collateral liquidation received by the


Business law update - Winter 2014
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2014

It long has been the law that unpaid creditors of an insolvent debtor can complain if the debtor sells or otherwise transfers any of its assets for


Yet another reason why D&O insurance is critical
  • Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2014

Corporate directors and officers may think indemnification provisions are sufficient to protect them from claims asserted against them by


Business judgment rule protects board’s decision to maximize the value of an insolvent Delaware corporation even if it puts creditors at risk; but it does not protect transfers of value from the corporation to a controlling shareholder or related party
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 31 2014

Directors of an insolvent corporation face a host of difficult questions. Should they wind up operations or file for bankruptcy to preserve assets