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HTMLCorporate and Business Rescue in Australia: Insolvency Law Reform Process Continues as Government Releases Proposals Paper
Roger Dobson, Katie Higgins, Kai Luck; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
May 31, 2016, previously published on May 2016
On 7 December 2015, the Australian Government released its "National Innovation and Science Agenda" ("Agenda"). In the Agenda, the Government outlined its intention to make three significant reforms to Australia's insolvency laws, adopting the recommendations of the Productivity...


Adobe PDFTermination of a Commercial Lease May be an "Avoidable Transfer” in Bankruptcy, holds Seventh Circuit
Christopher R. Thompson; Burr & Forman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 25, 2016, previously published on April 2016
In March 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled that a landlord may be liable to a debtor’s bankruptcy estate for the value of a lease the debtor terminated early, holding the termination may be an “avoidable transfer” under the Bankruptcy Code.1 The opinion...


HTMLStatutory Liens vs. Consensual Liens: Why it Matters and When it may Not
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 23, 2016, previously published on March 18, 2016
While secured creditors are entitled to special rights in bankruptcy, those rights may differ depending on whether creditors have a statutory or consensual lien on their collateral. This is primarily because section 552(a) of the Bankruptcy Code provides, in part, that “property acquired by...


HTMLYou Can Lead a Horse to Water, But You Can’t Call it an Airplane: Supreme Court Oral Arguments Suggest Puerto Rico’s Recovery Act May Recover
William W. Kannel, Leonard Weiser-Varon; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 23, 2016, previously published on March 24, 2016
A few thoughts on Tuesday’s oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in the litigation over whether Puerto Rico’s Public Corporations Debt Enforcement and Recovery Act, an insolvency statute for certain of its government instrumentalities, is void, as the lower federal courts held,...


HTMLTranquil Waters Once Again In the Safe Harbor: Bankruptcy Safe Harbor Protects Shareholders from State Constructive Fraud Claims
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 19, 2016, previously published on April 13, 2016
Shareholders who received nearly $8 billion from the Tribune Company leveraged buyout (LBO) do not have to give back that money as a constructive fraudulent transfer. Although the possibility remains that the creditors can recover this money through the pending intentional fraudulent transfer...


HTMLOil, Gas and Mineral Companies Take Note: Agreements Purporting to “Run with the Land” may be Rejected in Bankruptcy
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 19, 2016, previously published on April 6, 2016
A recent bankruptcy court decision from the influential Southern District of New York permitted a debtor to reject executory contracts with midstream gathers as an exercise of sound business judgment. In In re Sabine Oil & Gas Corporation, the court issued an advisory ruling in which it...


HTMLEleventh Circuit Holds that Bankruptcy Rules, not Federal Rules, Apply to Cases Arising Under Title 11 that are Tried in the District Court
Lynn Welter Sherman; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 13, 2016
In the most recent chapter of the Rosenberg involuntary bankruptcy, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has held that when a case “arising under” the Bankruptcy Code is tried by the District Court, the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure govern. Rosenberg v. DVI Receivables XIV,...


HTMLPuerto Rico Bankruptcy Bill Unveiled
McDonald Hopkins LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 15, 2016
On Tuesday, new draft legislation was released by the House Committee on Natural Resources to respond to the Puerto Rico debt crisis. This comes as Puerto Rico’s governor has warned that the island does not currently have enough money to pay for fuel for school buses or police cars among...


HTMLProducts Liability Plaintiffs Prevented From Seeking Recovery Against New GM Because the Bankruptcy Court Found Their Claims Were Not Assumed by New GM
Jeanna Rickards Koski, Todd E. Phillips; Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered;
Legal Alert/Article
April 27, 2016, previously published on April 25, 2016
On April 15, 2016, the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (the “Bankruptcy Court”) halted the attempt of plaintiffs who were injured in an accident involving a General Motors vehicle to seek recourse against General Motors LLC (“New GM”) in state court,...


HTMLCongress Extends Foreclosure Relief for Servicemembers on Active Duty through 2017
Larry R. Rothenberg; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 19, 2016, previously published on March 23, 2016
On March 21, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the "Foreclosure Relief and Extension for Servicemembers Act of 2015." The original legislation provided servicemembers protection from foreclosure for nine months after their active duty terminated; it was later extended to one...


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