In a much-anticipated decision, the Supreme Court established the parameters of consent to jurisdiction under Stern v. Marshall in Wellness Int’l Network, Ltd. v. Sharif, No. 13-935 Decided May 26, 2015.
Respondent Richard Sharif tried to discharge a debt he owed petiti
In a detailed May 4, 2015 opinion, the Delaware Chancery Court extensively reviewed the rights of an insolvent company’s creditors to pursue derivative claims against the company’s directors
In the opinion, Vice Chancellor Laster said that “to bring a derivative action, a creditor-
In a lunch that became an impromptu memorial service to Harvey Miller, former Lehman Brothers Judge James Peck might have said it best: “Harvey is to bankruptcy what Beyoncé is to pop music. He’s a single name that defines the field.” Mr. Peck’s remarks, part of a video tribute to the
Duer Wagner III Oil Company files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection Duer Wagner III Oil and Gas, LP and 11 affiliates filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code on May 15, 2015 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas,
ospital bankruptcies are not rare, but many of them have ended with the hospital being sold or closed, online media reports show. At least 10 hospitals filed for bankruptcy in 2014, and at least three filed for bankruptcy this year before not-for-profit El Paso Children’s Hospi
El Paso Children’s Hospital filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code on May 19, 2015 In the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas, El Paso Division, under Case No. 15-30784-CM-11.
Mark Herbers is the Chief
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In a brief order expressing a surprising view of the commonplace entry of joint administration orders in chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, a Pennsylvania bankruptcy court judge rejected entry of such an order in a recent case. For those unfamiliar, Bankruptcy Rule 1015 provides that if tw
Despite reducing what it owes Capital One Bank NA by $15 million since January, oilfield services provider Frac Specialists LLC has filed for bankruptcy (Lead Case No. 15-41961-RFN-11) with plans to restructure its prepetition debt. The Midland, Texas, company and affiliates Acid Spec
A mining company that is partly owned by West Chester-based AK Steel has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) holds 49.9 percent of Minnesota mining company MagnetationLLC, which made the filing after reaching a restructuring deal with senior bondhol
Plano-based Torchlight Resources is seeking financing, loans or possible joint ventures after missing a mandatory debt payment. Source: Torchlight Energy reports $2.2M loss in Q1; creditors could force bankruptcy – Dallas Business Journal
Citibank NA on Thursday challenged a Delaware bankruptcy judge’s ruling to deny the bank standing in Natrol Inc.’s Chapter 11 case to object to the vitamin maker’s bankruptcy plan and to investigate a $23 million settlement of fraud claims lodged by the debtor’s buyer against its inso
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