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Goldberger of Stevens & Lee on Bankruptcy in Chinese Drywall Litigation

Leonard Goldberger of Stevens & Lee spoke at HB Litigation Conferences' May 18 program on Chinese drywall litigation, specifically on "brewing bankruptcy concerns" in the cases. Watch a video excerpt More information about...

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Northern Pipeline Construction Company v. Marathon Pipe Line Company, 458 U.S. 50 (June 28, 1982)

LexisNexis Overview: The Bankruptcy Act of 1978's assignment of jurisdiction to bankruptcy courts of all civil proceedings arising under or related to cases filed under Title 11 was found to have violated art. III of the United States Constitution...

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The Doctrine of Equitable Mootness

James M. Lawniczak considers the circumstances under which the doctrine of equitable mootness prevents appellate review of a consummated plan of reorganization. In particular, he focuses on three recent appellate cases, from the Fifth, Sixth and Tenth...

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In re Philadelphia Newspapers, LLC, 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 5805 (3d Cir. Mar. 22, 2010)

LexisNexis Overview: Because Chapter 11 debtors were proceeding to sell assets free and clear under 11 U.S.C.S. § 1129(b)(2)(A)(iii), secured lenders had no right to credit bid at the auction sale of the collateral; thus, the district court's...

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Bank of New York Trust Co., NA v. Official Unsecured Creditors' Committee (In re Pacific Lumber Co.), 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 21749 (Sept. 29, 2009)

LexisNexis Overview: Because Chapter 11 debtors were proceeding to sell assets free and clear under 11 U.S.C.S. § 1129(b)(2)(A)(iii), secured lenders had no right to credit bid at the auction sale of the collateral; thus, the district court's...

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LexisNexis® Bankruptcy Law Community Podcast featuring James Lawniczak of Calfee, Halter & Griswold on a secured creditor's absolute legal right to credit bid

On this edition, James Lawniczak of Calfee, Halter & Griswold in Cleveland discusses the differences and similarities of two Circuit Court decisions that held secured creditors do not have an absolute legal right to credit bid when their collateral...