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Financial Services 2017 Year-End Report
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2018

Welcome to the 2017 Year-End Report from our financial services industry team


Florida Passes Bill to Stop Bankruptcy Debtors From “Having Their Cake and Eating It Too”
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2018

On March 20, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 220 into law. The bill is designed to limit the ability of defendants in foreclosure


Filing for Bankruptcy: What Could Happen?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2017

Some think that when you file for bankruptcy, you sell your proverbial soul to the devil. While this view isn’t necessarily true, it does imply that


The Key to Having Peace of Mind When Filing for Bankruptcy
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2017

Filing for bankruptcy is one of the most challenging experiences you can ever have. In fact, the things that happen before bankruptcy - calls from


Supreme Court Rejects FDCPA Claim Based on Filing Time-Barred Bankruptcy Claim
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

This week, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson, 581 U.S. ___ (2017), holding that a debt collector


Supreme Court Holds That Filing of Time-Barred Bankruptcy Claim Does Not Violate FDCPA
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2017

On May 15, 2017, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson, 581 U.S. ___ (2017) in which it held that


Ninth Circuit Holds That Rule Allowing Curing Debtors to Avoid Contractual Post-Default Interest Is No Longer Valid
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2017

The Ninth Circuit recently ruled that a Chapter 11 debtor could not avoid the payment of default interest under a promissory note as a condition to


First Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Recognizes Rights of Trademark Licensees in Bankruptcy
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2017

The First Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel recently issued a decision recognizing the rights of trademark licensees when the trademark’s owner


Statement from the office of Irving H. Picard, SIPA Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS)
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2017

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York today approved the SIPA Trustee's request for an allocation of approximately


Puerto Rico: Congress and Supreme Court Shape a Path Towards Financial Recovery
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Puerto Rico
  • July 26 2016

Puerto Rico’s financial woes have recently been front and center in financial news. Although a recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court curtailed