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Resurgence of Bifurcation Approach to Priority of Straddle Year Taxes in Bankruptcy

USA - February 15 2020 A basic tenet of bankruptcy law, premised on the legal separateness of a debtor prior to filing for bankruptcy and the estate created upon a...

Brad B. Erens.

The Year in Bakruptcy: 2019

USA - February 15 2020 Except for disastrous fires that sparked the largest bankruptcy filing of the year, liabilities arising from the opioid crisis, the fallout from...

Charles M. Oellermann.

Stay Extended to Bar Litigation Against Chapter 15 Foreign Representatives but No Ruling on Extraterritoriality of Barton Doctrine

USA, Ireland - February 15 2020 In McKillen v. Wallace (In re Irish Bank Resolution Corp. Ltd.), 2019 WL 4740249 (D. Del. Sept. 27, 2019), the U.S. District Court for the District...

Dan T. Moss.

"Single-Satisfaction Rule" Does Not Preclude Bankruptcy Trustee's Recovery of Mortgage Loan Proceeds After Avoidance of Mortgage Lien

USA - February 15 2020 Under the "single-satisfaction rule," although a bankruptcy trustee or a chapter 11 debtor-in-possession ("DIP") may seek to avoid and recover...

Furqaan M. Siddiqui.

In Brief: Fifth Circuit Vacates Ruling that Make-Whole Premium Is Disallowed Unmatured Interest but Holds Firm on Bankruptcy Code v. Chapter 11 Plan Impairment

USA - February 15 2020 In the JulyAugust 2019 issue of the Business Restructuring Review, we discussed a landmark decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth...

Brad B. Erens.