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|U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Limits of Bankruptcy Judge's Equitable Authority Under Section 105(A)|
Mark D. Bloom, Michael H. Moody; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
March 14, 2014, previously published on March 2014On March 4, 2014, a unanimous United States Supreme Court decided Law v. Siegel and clarified that exercising statutory or inherent powers, a bankruptcy court may not contravene specific statutory authority. Lawwill likely have broad implications for business bankruptcy cases even though it...
|State of Play-Is 2014 the Year of Internet Gaming?|
Greenberg Traurig LLP;
February 17, 2014, previously published on February 10, 2014Confounding the expectation of most observers, after the December 23, 2011 reversal by the Department of Justice (the DOJ) of its long-standing interpretation of the Federal Wire Act’s (18 U.S.C. § 1084) application to non-sports betting on the Internet, Internet gaming did not...
|Section 162(m): Actions that Should be Taken by March 31, 2014, and/or in this Year's Proxy to Avoid the $1,000,000 Deduction Limitation|
Greenberg Traurig LLP;
February 5, 2014, previously published on January 30, 2014This GT Alert serves to remind our publicly held clients of things that need to be done early this year to minimize or avoid the application of the deduction limitations imposed by Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. The Alert also provides an overview of the basic...
|Energy Reform Approved by the Mexican Congress|
Greenberg Traurig LLP;
December 20, 2013, previously published on December 12, 2013This GT Alert describes the most important aspects of the Energy Reform approved on December 12, 2013 by the Mexican Congress amending Articles 25, 27 and 28 of the Mexican Constitution (the "2013 Energy Reform").
|Second Circuit Adds Eligibility Requirement for Chapter 15 Cases|
Mark D. Bloom, Paul J. Keenan, G. Ray Warner; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
December 19, 2013, previously published on December 17, 2013A recent decision of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals has added an additional eligibility requirement for the filing of Chapter 15 cases. In Drawbridge Special Opportunities Fund LP v. Barnet (In re Barnet), --- F.3d ---, 2013 WL 6482499 (2d Cir. 12/11/2013), the Court applied the section 109...
|Another U.S. Court of Appeals Decision Protects U.S. Creditors from the Effects of Foreign Bankruptcy Law|
Paul J. Keenan, Ari Newman; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
December 13, 2013, previously published on December 12, 2013One of the effects of commercial globalization is that the bankruptcy filing of a debtor with transnational business relationships will sometimes result in a clash between the substantive bankruptcy laws of different countries. A frequent question is whether the bankruptcy laws of a foreign country...
|Sub-Saharan Africa's Performance in this Year's Corruption Perception Index|
Matthew J. Cannon, D. Porpoise Evans, Alais L. M. Griffin, Benjamin B. Tymann; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
December 9, 2013, previously published on December 5, 2013The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), published annually by Transparency International, scores 177 countries and territories on their perceived level of public sector corruption using a scale from 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). This highly-respected annual perception ranking draws its...
|Fifth Circuit Holds That Stern Eliminates Bankruptcy Court's Power to Decide Non-Core Actions by Consent|
Mark D. Bloom, G. Ray Warner; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
November 15, 2013, previously published on November 14, 2013In a decision that demonstrates the potentially broad impact of the forthcoming Supreme Court decision in Bellingham, the Fifth Circuit held that bankruptcy judges may not “determine” non-core matters even where the parties consent. BP RE, L.P. v. RML Waxahachie Dodge, L.L.C. (In re BP...
|Implications of the Elimination of the Restriction on General Solicitation for Cross-Border Equity Offerings Under Rule 144A by Foreign Private Issuers|
Barbara A. Jones, Ira N. Rosner, Federico Salinas; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
October 29, 2013, previously published on October 25, 2013On 11 July 2013, we published a client Alert on the amendments (Amendments), by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to Rule 506 and Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (Securities Act), to permit general solicitation of investors in certain private securities...
|'Skin in the Game' Credit Risk Retention Rules Re-Proposed|
Robert E. Bostrom, Carl A. Fornaris, Lindsay K. Lefteroff, Mark I. Michigan, Gil Rudolph; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
September 16, 2013, previously published on September 12, 2013On August 28, 2013, six federal financial services agencies issued a notice revising a proposed rule to implement Section 941 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which requires sponsors of securitization transactions to retain at least five percent credit risk in such transactions. By requiring securitizers to...