Expert Analysis

Think Like A Lawyer: Always Be Closing

When a lawyer presents their case with the right propulsive structure throughout trial, there is little need for f... (more story)

9th Circ. Clarifies ERISA Preemption For Healthcare Industry

The Ninth Circuit's recent ruling in Bristol SL Holdings v. Cigna notably clarifies the broad scope of the Employe... (more story)

NY Combined Hearing Guidelines Can Shorten Ch. 11 Timeline

The Southern District of New York’s recently adopted guidelines on combining the processes for Chapter 11 plan con... (more story)

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Creditors Say Giuliani Is 'Shrewd' And Needs Ch. 11 Trustee

Rudy Giuliani's creditors made their argument to a New York judge on Monday about why they felt he should be stripped of control of his bankruptcy case, disparaging his motives, missing financial information a... (more story)

Ginnie Mae, HUD Want Bank's Loan Lien Suit Sent To Dallas

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Ginnie Mae pushed for the transfer of Texas Capital Bank's suit in Texas federal court over a vacated loan lien, arguing that the bank is contractually ... (more story)

FTX, Customers Lay Claim To SBF's $11B Forfeiture Tab

FTX told the New York federal court that hit the company's founder Sam Bankman-Fried with a 25-year prison sentence and an $11 billion forfeiture order that the now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange has a right ... (more story)

NY Archdiocese Wants Abuse Coverage Suit Tossed

The Archdiocese of New York sought dismissal of Chubb's bid to evade coverage of over 1,700 underlying sexual abuse claims brought under the Child Victims Act, filing counterclaims with a state court alleging ... (more story)

Hertz Warrant Holder Sues In Chancery For Contract Breach

Two investment affiliates of Discovery Capital Management LP have sued Hertz Global Holdings Inc. in Delaware's Court of Chancery, alleging willful failure to redeem warrants issued in 2021 as part of the comp... (more story)

Catching Up With Delaware's Chancery Court

Proposed amendments to Delaware's General Corporation Law that were prompted by several recent Chancery Court rulings sailed through the state Senate last week despite loud opposition from corporate law profes... (more story)

Talc Claimants Want Documents In Fight Over J&J Unit Venue

Cancer patients with talc damage claims against Johnson & Johnson have urged a New Jersey federal court to give them access to transcripts and exhibits from depositions of top executives at the company's talc ... (more story)

Judge Converts Alex Jones Ch. 11, Tosses Media Co.'s Case

A Texas bankruptcy judge on Friday turned Alex Jones' bankruptcy case into a Chapter 7, allowing a trustee to liquidate the right-wing conspiracy theorist and media personality's assets to repay creditors, but... (more story)

Blistering Dissents Belie Justices' Penchant For Consensus

Thirteen days into June, the U.S. Supreme Court had recorded one of the highest rates of unanimous decisions in the past four decades. But the era of historic consensus was tarnished a bit Friday when the cour... (more story)

Hunter Biden Axes Data Privacy Suit Against Giuliani, For Now

Hunter Biden has tentatively agreed to drop a federal computer fraud and digital privacy suit against Rudy Giuliani and various other defendants relating to alleged data theft from his infamous laptop, after t... (more story)

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Cybersecurity Co. Appgate Gets OK For Prepack Ch. 11 Plan

A Delaware bankruptcy judge said Monday he would confirm network security solutions provider Appgate Inc.'s prepackaged Chapter 11 plan, and overruled an objection from the U.S. Trustee's Office to the plan's ... (more story)

SEC Alleges Texas Man Offered Virgin Sham $200M 'Lifeline'

Securities regulators sued a venture capitalist and his investment firm in Texas federal court Monday, accusing the firm of making a bogus offer to invest $200 million into Virgin Orbit last year despite havin... (more story)

Dutch Insurer Says Record Clear To Affirm $160M Arbitration

A Dutch insurer is pushing a North Carolina federal judge to confirm a €150 million (roughly $160 million) arbitration award against insurance mogul Greg Lindberg and his companies, citing a recent order in wh... (more story)

Ex-Stimwave CEO Gets 6 Years For Dummy Implant Scheme

The founder and former CEO of Stimwave Technologies was sentenced to six years in prison Monday after tearfully proclaiming her innocence to healthcare fraud charges, with a Manhattan federal judge saying it's... (more story)

Rubio's Taco Chain Faces WARN Act Suit Over Layoffs

Rubio's Coastal Grill, a fast-casual restaurant chain and a Chapter 11 debtor, was hit with a putative class action in Delaware bankruptcy court that alleges it failed to provide proper notice to employees whe... (more story)

Spinal Implant Maker's Creditors Vote To Approve Ch. 11 Plan

InVivo Therapeutics Corp.'s creditors have voted to accept the biotechnology company's Chapter 11 liquidation plan, with an official for the debtor reporting in a Monday filing with the Delaware bankruptcy cou... (more story)

Vesttoo Trust Objects To Kaplan Hecker Fee Bid

The liquidating trustee for bankrupt fintech business Vesttoo Ltd. has asked a Delaware bankruptcy judge to deny fees for Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP, which had been proposed to counsel the company, saying the fi... (more story)

Fed Limits Bank's Fintech Dealings Over Risk Concerns

The Federal Reserve filed a cease-and-desist order against an Arkansas bank Friday requiring it to obtain federal and state approval before partnering with any fintech companies going forward after the agency ... (more story)

Almond Grower Trinitas Can Sell Ranches For $121M In Ch. 11

The debtor-in-possession lender and unsecured creditors of almond grower Trinitas Farming LLC told a California bankruptcy judge on Friday they had resolved their dispute over Trinitas' liquidation strategy, c... (more story)

Red Lobster Hooks Global Ch. 11 Deal On DIP Compromise

Red Lobster said Friday it reached a global deal with creditors, lenders and landlords that clears the way for a consensual Chapter 11 reorganization, after resolving disputes over a bankruptcy financing packa... (more story)