US Financial Restructuring Newswire

US Financial Restructuring Newswire

Publication March 16, 2018

Welcome to the Spring edition of the US Financial Restructuring Newswire. This publication will focus on the latest developments in the US and on cross-border cases between the US and other countries.

Featured articles

Momentive: on balance, more good news for secured creditors

The US 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals issued its long-awaited decision in Momentive

March 16, 2018

For equity’s sake: the appointment of equity committees in bankruptcy cases

Over the last several years, equity security holders have increasingly requested the appointment of official equity committees to represent their interests in...

March 16, 2018

Per-debtor vs. per-plan: evaluating accepting impaired classes under 11 U.S.C. § 1129(a)(1)

Section 1129 of the Bankruptcy Code is the obstacle course a Debtor must conquer to have its plan confirmed.

March 16, 2018

Review of Chapter 15 cases in 2017: COMI shifting is still possible

In 2017, more than eighty-five Chapter 15 cases were filed in more than a dozen different judicial districts.

March 16, 2018

Recent US Supreme Court decisions

SCOTUS determines that 546(e) Safe Harbor does not protect transfers where financial institution is a mere conduit

SCOTUS Merit decision significantly impacts the ability of a plaintiff to prosecute avoidance actions

March 16, 2018

Featured video

Municipal Finance and Chapter 9 Bankruptcy A Conversation with Lawrence Larose 

Municipal Finance and Chapter 9 Bankruptcy: A Conversation with Lawrence Larose 

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