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Commercial landlords and tenants beware: the failure to properly terminate a lease pre-petition can lead to unexpected results

USA - March 26 2015 A commercial landlord's failure to terminate properly a commercial lease can lead to long drawn-out legal battles between the commercial landlord and…

False advertising claims may be barred by laches

USA - October 20 2015 Your business has been advertising that your product “beats the competition” and has “better ingredients than the competition” for ten years. In year…

Business Owners Beware: The Big Bad Bankruptcy Trustee May Come After Your Business for Fraudulent Transfers (Part I)

USA - April 11 2016 Your business receives payment for goods or services that your business provided to a customer ("XYZ Inc."). Your business is paid from the…

Business Owners Beware: Defenses to the Big Bad Bankruptcy Trustee’s Suit Against Your Business for Fraudulent Transfers (Part II)

USA - June 12 2018 Your business now faces an adversary complaint filed by the bankruptcy trustee. The complaint has several counts alleging that your business received…

“Money for Nothing, but the Checks for Free” - Free Money for Fiduciaries

USA - September 19 2016 Often, when businesses fail, they end up either in bankruptcy court as a chapter 7 debtor or in a state court liquidation proceeding such as an…

Brian G. Rich