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Anatomy of a Term Sheet: Series A Financing (Q2 2016)
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2016

A key milestone in the lifecycle of many successful companies (and, admittedly, many unsuccessful companies) is obtaining financing from angel or

Supreme Court Enhances Creditor’s Right to Bar Debtor’s Discharge of Debts-Expanding Reach of Actual Fraud and Shareholder’s Liability
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2016

Until the recent U. S. Supreme Court’s decision in Husky International Electronics, Inc. v. Ritz, __ U.S. __, 136 S.Ct. 1581, 194 L.Ed.2d 655, 84 U.S

Shareholders can pursue derivative suits against insolvent corporations in Illinois
  • Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.
  • USA
  • July 7 2016

Illinois courts have long recognized that an insolvent corporation’s creditors have standing to bring a derivative action on behalf of the

Supreme Court Holds That “Actual Fraud” Under Section 523(a)(2)(A) of the Bankruptcy Code May Include Fraudulent Transfers That Occur Without False Representations
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2016

On May 16, 2016, the United States Supreme Court in Husky International Electronics v. Ritz held that the phrase “actual fraud” under section

Sabine - A New York Bankruptcy Judge’s Interpretation of Texas Property Law Encourages Compromise and Leaves an Industry in Limbo
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2016

On March 9, 2016, Bankruptcy Judge Shelley Chapman of the Southern District of New York issued her decision on the Debtor's motion to reject certain

Three Strikes and Recovery Act is Out
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Puerto Rico, USA
  • June 13 2016

Today's U.S. Supreme Court decision in Commonwealth of Puerto Rico v. Franklin California Tax-Free Trust puts an end to one of Puerto Rico's

Third Circuit Adopts Nuanced View of “Equal Treatment” in Context of Pre-Plan Settlement Offers
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2016

The question of what constitutes “equal treatment” is a question as old as law itself. Though a favored topic by the Aristotles and the Rousseaus of

Winners and Losers: They Call Alabama the Crimson Tide, Call me Deacon Blues
  • Shumaker Loop & Kendrick
  • USA
  • May 31 2016

In Bankruptcy Code Section 363 sales of assets, there are winners and losers. Chapter 11 is known as a forum for reorganizing or selling a financially

11th Cir. Finds No Irreconcilable Conflict Between FDCPA and Bankruptcy Code
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2016

In a much-anticipated follow-up to its 2014 decision in Crawford v. LVNV Funding, LLC, 738 F.3d 1254 (11th Cir. 2014), the U.S. Court of Appeals for

Fraudulent Transfer Scheme Prevents Discharge of Debtor’s Obligation
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2016

An individual files a bankruptcy case to have his debts forgiven, or “discharged.” Where that individual is a principal shareholder or officer of a