Four Partners Named Among “Best Lawyers in Dallas” by D Magazine | 2016 Four partners of Culhane Meadows earned spots on the 2016 list of “The Best Lawyers in Dallas” as published by D Magazine. The firm’s honorees to this exclusive list of attorneys are: Kelly Rittenberry Culhane (In
Triangle USA Petroleum Corporation Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection | June 30, 2016 Triangle USA Petroleum Corporation, a direct and wholly owned subsidiary of Triangle Petroleum Corporation (“TPC”), and affiliates filed for protection under Chapter 11of the United States Ba
Hercules Offshore Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection | June 6, 2016 Hercules Offshore and certain of its affiliates filed for protection under Chapter11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code on June 6, 2016 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware unde
Supreme Court Will Review Jevic to Rule on Structured Dismissals and Gift Plans The Supreme Court granted certiorari in Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corp. to decide whether bankruptcy courts are allowed to dismiss chapter 11 cases when property is distributed in a settlement that violat
Gawker Media Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection| June 12, 2016 Gawker Media and certain affiliates filed for protection under Chapter11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code on June 12, 2016 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York under Case
Bankruptcy Proofing Your Contracts: A Summary of Bankruptcy Protection Devices
Bankruptcy Proofing Contracts| The never-ending quest for suppliers of credit, goods and services is to create the contracts and procedures that will insulate them from the consequences of bankruptcy fil
Saratoga Resources and 4 affiliates filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code on June 18, 2015 In the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana under Case No. 15-50748.
The Debtors in the proceedings areHarvest Oil & Gas,
Colt Manufacturing Bankruptcy Colt Manufacturing and 9 affiliates filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code on June 14, 2014 In the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware under Case No. 15-11296-LSS-11. The Debtors in these cases,
In Bank of America, N.A. v. Caulkett, Case No. 13-1421 (June 1, 2015), the United States Supreme Court ruled that a second mortgage on an an “underwater” home — one with a mortgage balance exceeding its current value — cannot be voided during bankruptcy. Summary of Opinion
In Cantu v. Stone (In re Cantu), Case No. 14-40762 (5th Cir. May 20, 2015), the Fifth Circuit ruled that a professional negligence claim that accrued during the pendency of the debtors’ Chapter 11 case was property of the Chapter 7 estate when the Chapter 11 case converted to Ch
The Economist had an interesting article concluding that the evidence resulting from studies after the passage of BAPCPA indicate that the rules for Chapter 7 debtors might be too strict. The authors first looked at the effect on consumer bankruptcy filings (see chart). Although the c
In the new Harvard sponsored article, Financial Distress, Stock Returns, and the 1978 Bankruptcy Reform Act, forthcoming in The Review of Financial Studies, David Schoenherr, Dirk Hackbarth and Rainer Haselmann examine how bargaining power in distress affects the pricing of corporate
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