Expert Analysis

High Court Made Profound Mistake In Tossing Purdue Deal

The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision to throw out Purdue Pharma's Chapter 11 plan jeopardizes a multistate agr... (more story)

What FTX Case Taught Us About Digital Asset Recoverability

FTX's Chapter 11 plan has drawn lots of attention, but the focus should be on the anticipated outcome for investor... (more story)

A Midyear Forecast: Tailwinds Expected For Atty Hourly Rates

Hourly rates for partners, associates and support staff continued to rise in the first half of this year, and this... (more story)

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Womble Bond Adds Finance Atty With Latin America Focus

Womble Bond Dickinson's growing New York office is welcoming a capital markets and structured finance attorney after his more than 10 years with Hogan Lovells, most recently in Brazil.

Rising Star: Brown Rudnick's Kenneth Aulet

Kenneth Aulet of Brown Rudnick LLP has represented creditors in major bankruptcies like that of crypto giant Blockfi Inc. and has also represented that company's wind-down administrator, earning him a spot amo... (more story)

Pashman Stein Gets Bankruptcy Pro From Whiteford Taylor

Pashman Stein Walder Hayden PC has added to its Wilmington, Delaware, office a bankruptcy attorney who most recently worked at Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLC and also spent more than 30 years at Troutman Peppe... (more story)

Richards Layton Names New Bankruptcy, Biz Dept. Chairs

Delaware firm Richards Layton & Finger PA has appointed two seasoned attorneys who have each been with the firm for more than three decades to serve as chairs for its bankruptcy and corporate restructuring dep... (more story)

Co. Seeks $17M Refund Of Celsius' Payments For Mining Site

The successor to Celsius' bitcoin mining operation alleged in a New York bankruptcy court it is owed over $17 million in refunds for payments that the cryptocurrency platform company made to another firm that ... (more story)

Burr & Forman Accused Of Aiding Health Insurance Fraud

Burr & Forman LLP has been hit with a malpractice suit in Georgia federal court by the liquidating trustees of two purported health insurance companies after the firm allegedly aided in a scheme to defraud cus... (more story)

Yellow Corp. Says It Has No Pension Withdrawal Liabilities

Bankrupt trucking firm Yellow Corp. hit back at a motion for summary judgment sought by multiple pension funds including Central States Pension Fund, telling a Delaware bankruptcy court that it has no withdraw... (more story)

Brazilian Cement Giant Gets Shield From Creditors In Ch. 15

A New York bankruptcy judge on Wednesday granted Brazilian cement manufacturer InterCement Brasil's request to temporarily stop creditors from taking action against the company over $750 million in notes that have come due.

High Court Rulings Don't Nix Judge Romance Suit, Court Told

An investor suing Jackson Walker LLP over an ex-employee's secret romantic relationship with a former Texas bankruptcy judge told the court Tuesday that, despite what the firm says, recent U.S. Supreme Court d... (more story)

Fisker Lender Moves To Convert Ch. 11 After Fleet Sale

One of Fisker's noteholders is urging a Delaware bankruptcy judge to swap the electric-vehicle maker's Chapter 11 case with a Chapter 7 liquidation, arguing that the debtor no longer has any operations and the... (more story)

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Pool Co. Wants To Dig Into Rival's Alter Egos For $16M Verdict

Pool supply company Hayward Industries Inc. is looking to force responses from the alter egos of bankrupt rival Blueworks Corp. regarding their assets, bank accounts and property so that Hayward can collect on... (more story)

UpHealth Pitches Ch. 11 Sale Of Behavioral Health Sub

UpHealth Holdings Inc. has asked a Delaware bankruptcy judge to approve proposed bidding procedures governing the sale of the debtor's equity in non-debtor subsidiary TTC Healthcare, a behavioral health compan... (more story)

Tender Greens And Tocaya Hit Ch. 11 With Post-COVID Woes

The Los Angeles-based casual restaurant chain that operates Tender Greens and Mexican eatery Tocaya, One Table Restaurant Brands LLC, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Wednesday in Delaware bankruptcy court, wit... (more story)

1st Circ. Affirms SEC's $32M Win Against Investment Adviser

The First Circuit upheld roughly $32 million in fees, disgorgement and interest the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission won against a Nevada-based investment adviser, who was found to have defrauded client... (more story)

Christian-Based Senior Living Co. Hits Ch. 11 From COVID-19

A healthcare nonprofit operating senior living facilities across 10 locations in the Midwest filed for Chapter 11 under $50 million in debt after COVID-19 induced increased costs for labor and supplies.

Fight Over Liberace's Rhinestone Piano Reaches Boston Jury

A lawyer for Gibson Guitars' charitable arm told a Boston federal jury Wednesday that a music store has refused to return a rhinestone-encrusted grand piano once used by Liberace, wrongly claiming it was given as a gift.

Pioneer Health Creditors Want Trustee To Run Co.

Creditors of orthopedic clinic operator Pioneer Health Systems asked a Delaware bankruptcy judge to turn control of the business over to the Subchapter V Trustee in the Chapter 11 case, saying Pioneer is vying... (more story)

Giuliani's Ch. 11 Dismissal Held Up By Financial Opacity

The dismissal of Rudy Giuliani's Chapter 11 case was held up Wednesday when the debtor and creditors couldn't agree on the terms of a dismissal order due to lingering questions about Giuliani's available cash ... (more story)

Chief Deputy SDNY Bankruptcy Clerk To Be Bankruptcy Judge

The chief deputy clerk for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York — a former Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP attorney who served as the lead law clerk on the liquidation of Bernie Madoff's in... (more story)

Rising Star: Gibson Dunn's AnnElyse Scarlett Gains

AnnElyse Scarlett Gains of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP has represented ad hoc lender groups for debtors facing off against such companies as Amazon seller Thrasio, podcast company Audacy Inc., chemical manufact... (more story)