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Restructuring & Insolvency in the USA
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA, Global
  • September 4 2018

A structured guide to restructuring & insolvency laws in the USA


Liquidation procedures in the USA
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA, Global
  • September 4 2018

A structured guide to liquidation procedures in the USA


When do Creditors of a Bankrupt Corporation Lack Standing to Bring an Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practice Claim?
  • Ellis & Winters LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2018

Lawsuits and collection actions against a corporation are automatically stayed when the corporation files for bankruptcy, generally speaking. In order


Could the “collapsing doctrine” be used to avoid an extraterritorial transfer?
  • FisherBroyles LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2018

In LaMonica v. CEVA Group PLC, et al. (In re CIL Limited), Adversary No. 14-02442 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y June 15, 2018), the Bankruptcy Court for the


A Check is Transferred When It’s Honored, Not Delivered
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2018

Readers familiar with contract law undoubtedly know the “mailbox rule,” that an offer is accepted the moment a document goes in the mail. The United


8th Cir. BAP Rules No Bankruptcy Jurisdiction Over Third-Party Challenge to Validity of Mortgage
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2018

The U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Eighth Circuit recently applied the “conceivable effect” test in holding that a bankruptcy court lacked


Assignee’s pre- and post-petition attorney fees are compensable in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2018

In a recent Chapter 11 case and subsequent Chapter 7 case, Judge Timothy Barnes of the N.D. of Illinois allowed counsel for an assignee (“Assignee”)


Are You Caught in the Storm?: What Bankruptcy Trustees Need to Know About Hurricane Claims
  • Berger Singerman LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2018

On the heels of last year’s Hurricane Irma, everyone is mindful about the upcoming 2018 hurricane season. Last year, Hurricane Irma hit Florida and


U.S. Supreme Court Holds that Debtor’s False Oral Statement Concerning Single Asset Does not Provide Basis for Non-dischargeability Action
  • Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC
  • USA
  • June 14 2018

On June 4, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the case of Lamar, Archer & Cofrin, LLP v. Appling, No. 16-1215, which dealt with the dischargeability


Enforcement of loans, guarantees and security documentation in Finland
  • Waselius & Wist
  • Finland, Global
  • June 8 2018

A structured guide to enforcement of loans, guarantees and security documentation in Finland