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Ed Leung
Bankruptcy and the Supreme Court Author Prof. Ken Klee Recently Profiled in the Los Angeles Business Journal

Prof. Ken Klee, author of the LexisNexis Matthew Bender Bankruptcy and the Supreme Court book and several LexisNexis Emerging Issues Analyses on the Supreme Court rulings in 2010, was recently profiled by the Los Angeles Business Journal by reporter...

Ted Connolly
3 Biggest Warning Signs of a Bad Debt Relief Company

I was driving into work today and heard a radio advertisement that upset me and reinforced in my mind the reason I wrote my book. That ad from a debt relief company claimed that the new credit card legislation required lenders to reduce your credit...

Anne Braucher
The Effect of the Supreme Court's Adoption of the Nerve Center Test on Bankruptcy Venue -- Hertz Corp. v. Friend, 2010 U.S. LEXIS 1897, 130 S. Ct. 1181 (Feb. 23, 2010)

According to Hertz v. Friend, the nerve center test is the only appropriate test for determining the location of a principal place of business. The Court stated that a corporation's principal place of business is the place where its officers direct...

LexisNexis Bankruptcy Law Community Staff
New Publication: Collier Guide to Chapter 11: Key Topics and Selected Industries

The Collier Guide to Chapter 11: Key Topics and Selected Industries is the latest addition to the Collier line of bankruptcy products from LexisNexis. Written by over 20 bankruptcy lawyers from leading firms, the Guide takes an in-depth look at the key...

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
Sutherland Legal Alert: Dodd-Frank Act Creates Significant Changes in Bankruptcy Law Affecting Derivatives and Other Trading Counterparties

by Sutherland's Regulatory Reform Task Force After months of negotiations and conferences among key legislators, President Obama signed into law a final version of regulatory reform legislation on July 21, 2010. More than 2,000 pages long, the "Dodd...

Robert J. Keach
‘Stalking-Horse Lenders’ Must Proceed With Caution in Chapter 11 Cases

Acquisition of companies in bankruptcy has become prevalent and perhaps the model in Chapter 11 cases. But potential purchasers need to be aware of several pitfalls. I will address some of them here, and discuss others during our upcoming Webinar - Chapter...