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LexisNexis® Bankruptcy Law Center Podcast featuring Todd Duffield of Paul Hastings on Municipal Bankruptcy and In re: City of Vallejo

On this edition, Todd Duffield of Paul Hastings in Atlanta discusses the history of municipal bankruptcy, the In re City of Vallejo case and its significance from a labor/employment perspective. Copyright© 2009 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier...

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In re City of Vallejo, 403 B.R. 72; 2009 Bankr. LEXIS 705 (Bankr. E.D. Cal. Mar. 13, 2009)

John Gallagher & Todd Duffield, of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, consider the ruling by a California bankruptcy court that a chapter 9 debtor is not bound by the requirements of Code section 1113 or any state law in rejecting a collective...

Eric English
In re Gulf Coast Oil Corp.

Eric English, of King & Spalding, looks at a bankruptcy courts rejection of a request to approve a 363(b) sale. Section 363 sales have never been more popular, and the decision in In re Gulf Coast Oil Corp. is significant because it demonstrates the...

Richard Levin
PBGC v. Oneida Ltd.

Richard Levin, of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, considers the significance of the first appellate decision holding that a company is liable to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation for pension termination premiums after it emerges from a chapter...

James Lawniczak
Statutory Interpretation in Bankruptcy Matters

In this analysis, James Lawniczak surveys the Supreme Court's evolving approach to the interpretation of bankruptcy statutes. He explains how the Courts common law method has evolved into a "plain meaning" approach, where the Court reviews...

LexisNexis Bankruptcy Law Community Staff
In re Gamaldi, 2009 Bankr. LEXIS 960

Genuine issue of material fact existed as to whether a husband received fair consideration for $ 45,000 his wife transferred to the husband's stepmother under a property settlement agreement which precluded the court from granting summary judgment...