In the Red – The Business Bankruptcy Blog

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Rejecting Jewel v. Boxer, The District Court’s Heller Decision Is A Potential Knock-Out Punch Against Unfinished Business Claims By Insolvent Law Firms

Posted in Business Bankruptcy Issues, Recent Developments, Uncategorized
U.S. District Court in San Francisco Image Courtesy of Ken Lund The Order Re Summary Judgment issued on June 11, 2014 by Judge Charles R. Breyer of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in the Heller Ehrman LLP bankruptcy case may prove to be a knock-out punch against “unfinished business” claims by … Continue Reading

Applying Its Stern v. Marshall Ruling On The Power Of Bankruptcy Courts, The U.S. Supreme Court Issues A Narrow Decision In Executive Benefits Case

Posted in Business Bankruptcy Issues, Recent Developments
 Image Courtesy of Mike M.S. The Stern v. Marshall Decision. In its 2011 decision in Stern v. Marshall, decided by a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court held that even though Congress designated certain state law counterclaims as “core” proceedings, Article III of the U.S. Constitution prohibits bankruptcy courts from finally adjudicating those claims. Stern v. Marshall … Continue Reading

Summer 2012 Edition Of Bankruptcy Resource Now Available

Posted in Business Bankruptcy Issues, Recent Developments, The Financially Troubled Company
The Summer 2012 edition of the Absolute Priority newsletter, published by the Bankruptcy & Restructuring group at Cooley LLP, of which I am a member, has now been released. The newsletter gives updates on current developments and trends in the bankruptcy and workout area. Follow the links in this sentence to access a copy of the newsletter. You can … Continue Reading

Winter 2012 Edition Of Bankruptcy Resource Now Available

Posted in Business Bankruptcy Issues, Recent Developments
The Winter 2012 edition of the Absolute Priority newsletter, published by the Bankruptcy & Restructuring group at Cooley LLP, of which I am a member, has recently been released. The newsletter gives updates on current developments and trends in the bankruptcy and workout area. Follow the links in this sentence to access a copy of the newsletter. You can … Continue Reading