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Ziggurat: the crumbling edifice of surety bonds
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 18 2018

This Expert Insight looks at the case of Ziggurat (Claremont Place) v HCC International Insurance Company PLC 2017 and considers the


Insolvency and performance bonds
  • Gateley Plc
  • United Kingdom
  • January 18 2018

Since the case of Perar BV v. General Surety and Guarantee in 1994, there has been some confusion and misunderstanding as to the implications of this


Illinois App. Court (1st Dist) Holds Subsequent Foreclosure-Related Action Barred by Illinois ‘Single Refiling’ Rule
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2018

The Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, recently dismissed a mortgagee's "breach of mortgage contract" action as an impermissible second


Third Circuit Holds Transfer from Non-Debtor Precludes Liability Under Delaware Fraudulent Transfer Law
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2018

In Crystallex Int'l Corp. v. Petróleos de Venez., S.A., Nos. 16-4012, 17-1439, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 95 (3d Cir. Jan. 3, 2018), the U.S. Court of


”Justice delayed is justice denied” - William E. Gladstone
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • January 17 2018

The legal moratorium is a protective mechanism inherent in business rescue proceedings. Another safety net available to debtors is the possibility of


Carillion: Who pays employees when businesses go under?
  • Pitmans Law
  • United Kingdom
  • January 17 2018

In light of the business news over the last year, including the most current news of Carillion, it is important to know how business failure impacts


Insolvency in a post-Carillion world
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 17 2018

It is fair to say that the insolvency of Carillion has sent shockwaves through the construction industry. While this may be the catalyst for change


District Court Opinion Puts the Brakes on Involuntary Bankruptcy Petitions
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • January 17 2018

Filing an involuntary bankruptcy petition is fraught with risk. If the court dismisses the involuntary petition, the creditors who filed the petition


Russia: New Rules Broaden Liability in Bankruptcy Cases
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Russia
  • January 17 2018

Russia’s bankruptcy law (the Law) has been amended to expand the list of persons who may be held vicariously liable for a bankrupt’s debts and


Fla. App. Court (4th DCA) Holds Trial Court Improperly Applied Federal Judicial Estoppel Rule to Undisclosed Assets in Bankruptcy
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2018

The District Court of Appeal of the State of Florida, Fourth District, recently reversed a trial court's order denying two borrowers' request for