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Directors and officers’ ultimate escape from personal liability
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 15 2016

In the Ultimate Escapes bankruptcy case, the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware recently held that the "business judgment rule" may


Bankruptcy court finds that contract covenants do not run with the land
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2016

In a decision entered yesterday afternoon, Judge Shelley Chapman of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York authorized Sabine


Schaumburg Bank & Trust Co., N.A. v. Alsterda
  • Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
  • USA
  • March 7 2016

The Seventh Circuit dismisses the appeal because the order appealed from was not a final order. The bankruptcy court overruled the creditor’s


Anatomy of a term sheet: series a financing - Winter 2016
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2016

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


Running Out of Cash? Your Duties and Options for Winding Down
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2016

Many start-up companies backed by venture capital financing, especially those still in the development phase or which otherwise are not cash flow


In re Creative Finance Ltd: Chapter 15 Case Dismissed
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2016

A bankruptcy judge in New York court recently dismissed a case filed under chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code because the debtors did not have


Can a Company's Founder and CEO Use Company Documents to Support His "Advice of Counsel" Defense After the Company Declares Bankruptcy?
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2016

Courts agree that bankruptcy trustees control bankrupt companies' attorney-client privilege. It is easy to underestimate this basic principle's


In Brief: Split Continues Over Unsecured Creditors’ Right to Postpetition Attorney’s Fees
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • February 1 2016

In Travelers Cas. & Sur. Co. of America v. Pacific Gas and Elec. Co., 549 U.S. 443 (2007), the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the Ninth Circuit’s


First-Instance Transaction May Qualify for “Ordinary Course of Business” Preference Defense
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • February 1 2016

Section 547(c)(2) of the Bankruptcy Code excepts from the trustee’s power to avoid preferential transfers any transaction in which the debtor


A systematic plan for debt collection by agribusinesses
  • Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

There is nothing quite like a big sale to a new customer - the prospect of recurring revenue from a new source, the validation of business strategy