Large Cap

  • April 09, 2024

    Hornblower Creditors Try To Sink Cruise Line's Disclosure

    Hornblower Holdings LLC's creditors are objecting to the bankrupt cruise line's disclosure statement, arguing that it doesn't include basic information necessary for unsecured creditors who hold more than $1.3 billion in claims to evaluate the proposed reorganization plan.

  • April 09, 2024

    Byju's Ch. 11 Judge Won't Stay Contempt Order Amid Appeal

    A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Tuesday denied a motion to stay a contempt order in the Chapter 11 case of Indian education technology company Byju's, finding the nondebtor subjects of the order who face creditors' adversarial action did not demonstrate they are likely to succeed on their appeal of the decision.

  • April 09, 2024

    Akin Lands Paul Hastings Atty As Restructuring Partner In NY

    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has hired a Paul Hastings LLP of counsel as a financial restructuring partner in New York, its third Big Apple recruit from that firm in less than a month, the firm announced Tuesday.

  • April 09, 2024

    Solo Atty, Bankruptcy Pro Joins Lewis Brisbois In Del.

    Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP has bolstered its Delaware office with the addition of a commercial and bankruptcy attorney who formerly operated her own firm for more than six years.

  • April 09, 2024

    Former Blockchain Stock Exchange CEO Sues For $1.4M Pay

    The former CEO of a defunct blockchain securities exchange claims she was denied her final year's salary, bonus and other compensation valued at nearly $1.4 million, according to a complaint filed in Massachusetts state court.

  • April 08, 2024

    US Trustee Attorney To Join N.H. Bankruptcy Bench

    A trial attorney in the U.S. Trustee's stable will join New Hampshire's bankruptcy court as a judge when Chief Judge Bruce Harwood retires in August.

  • April 08, 2024

    WeWork Saves $8B, Do Kwon Found Liable, WOM CEO Leaves

    One of the busiest weeks for new bankruptcies this year also featured notable developments in ongoing cases. Terraform Labs and its creator Do Kwon were found liable for securities fraud, WeWork announced it expects to save $8 billion by restructuring hundreds of leases, and a New York bankruptcy judge said he would take under advisement a decision about a sale of Rudy Giuliani's Florida condo.

  • April 08, 2024

    Meet The Attorneys In ConvergeOne's Ch. 11

    Attorneys from White & Case LLP are representing information technology company ConvergeOne Holdings Inc. as it seeks to cut $1.6 billion in debt with a prepackaged equity-swap Chapter 11 plan.

  • April 08, 2024

    99 Cents Only Files Ch. 11 With Plans To Close All Stores

    Discount store 99 Cents Only and five affiliates filed for bankruptcy in Delaware on Monday, listing over $1 billion in debt, days after it announced plans to wind down operations and close its 371 stores in California, Texas, Arizona and Nevada.

  • April 08, 2024

    Cooley Adds 'Next-Gen' Restructuring Atty From O'Melveny

    Cooley LLP on Monday hired the co-chair of O'Melveny & Myers LLP's bankruptcy litigation practice as its newest business restructuring practice and global litigation partner. Here, Daniel Shamah talks to Law360 Pulse about why he moved his practice.

  • April 05, 2024

    5th Circ. Blocks Biden Admin's Predatory College Loan Rule

    The Fifth Circuit has ordered a preliminary injunction blocking the Biden administration's changes to a program providing student loan forgiveness to borrowers defrauded by higher education institutions, finding that the plaintiff representing for-profit colleges demonstrated a likelihood of suffering irreparable harm without the injunction.

  • April 05, 2024

    CEO Of Chilean Telecom Co. WOM Leaves Days After Ch. 11

    One of Chile's largest cellphone operators WOM SA has replaced its CEO days after it filed for bankruptcy in Delaware, the company announced, with the ousted executive alleging shareholders at the company failed to deliver on new sources of funding promised last fall.

  • April 05, 2024

    Some Celsius Customers Struggle To Get Bankruptcy Payouts

    Some former customers of bankrupt crypto lender Celsius Network may be aching for the days of low-tech paper checks, after being stymied by technical problems when they try to access the digital distributions they are supposed to receive as Chapter 11 creditors.

  • April 05, 2024

    Genesis Used GBTC Share Proceeds To Buy 32,041 Bitcoin

    Cryptocurrency lender Genesis Global Holdco said it had fully monetized its Grayscale Bitcoin Trust shares and used the proceeds to purchase 32,041 bitcoin that will be distributed to its customers.

  • April 05, 2024

    Insurers Fight Kidde-Fenwal's Bid For Coverage Of Foam Suits

    Two AIG units and another insurer have told a Delaware bankruptcy court it should reject fire-suppression company Kidde-Fenwal Inc.'s bid to secure their coverage for a bevy of underlying suits alleging the company exposed those plaintiffs to so-called forever chemicals via its production of firefighting foam.

  • April 05, 2024

    NY Regulators Agree To Skip BlockFi Distribution

    BlockFi and the New York State Department of Finance Friday filed a stipulation with the New Jersey bankruptcy judge overseeing BlockFi's Chapter 11 case under which the department agreed to forgo any distributions from the BlockFi estate.

  • April 05, 2024

    Haynes Boone Atty To Chair Bankruptcy College's Board

    The American College of Bankruptcy has elected a seasoned Haynes and Boone LLP attorney with deep Texas roots and experience in oil and gas industry bankruptcies to take over as chair of its Board of Directors, according to announcements by the college and firm.

  • April 04, 2024

    Judge Denies New Official Committee In Talc Ch. 11

    A New Jersey bankruptcy judge has rejected a bid by an ad hoc group to form an official committee of unsecured commercial creditors in the bankruptcy of talc supplier Whittaker Clark & Daniels Inc., saying the group had not shown it was insufficiently well-represented.

  • April 04, 2024

    Crypto Bank, Chair Blast FTX Investors' 'Gatling Gun' Claims

    A crypto bank and its chairman have urged a Florida federal judge to toss a second amended complaint from FTX investors alleging they helped Sam Bankman-Fried abscond with $8 billion in customer assets, saying the investors "employ a Gatling gun approach to pleading."

  • April 04, 2024

    Judge, Bankrupt Sacramento Diocese Aligned On Mediation

    A California bankruptcy judge told the Roman Catholic Bishop of Sacramento at a first-day hearing Thursday that moving toward mediation as quickly as possible is the best scenario for the diocese as it seeks to address hundreds of claims arising from childhood sexual abuse.

  • April 04, 2024

    A Wild Bankruptcy Week Hints At Long-Awaited Ch. 11 Wave

    In a single day this week, seven large organizations with nearly $3 billion in collective debt filed for bankruptcy protection, prompting restructuring professionals to once again ask if the much-anticipated post-COVID insolvency wave is finally afoot.

  • April 04, 2024

    Ginnie Mae, HUD Must Face Bank's Vacated Lien Suit

    A Texas federal judge trimmed but declined to dismiss Texas Capital Bank's suit against the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and its Government National Mortgage Association program over a vacated loan lien that the bank says was worth tens of millions of dollars.

  • April 04, 2024

    Ex-Byju Director Says He Can't Make Ch. 11 Contempt Hearing

    Former Byju's Alpha director Riju Ravindran asked a Delaware bankruptcy judge to deny the company's request to have Ravindran appear in person for a contempt hearing on his alleged violation of the court's injunction order, saying that he is caring for his elderly parents in Dubai.

  • April 04, 2024

    Mattress Co. Can Redo Conspiracy Suit After 10th Circ. Trip

    A Utah federal judge has rejected arguments from leading mattress manufacturers that a competitor is too late to amend an antitrust lawsuit alleging the spread of false information, saying a Tenth Circuit appeal prevented the competitor from updating its claims sooner.

  • April 04, 2024

    Surfside, Fla., Condo Collapse Victims To Get Additional $4.8M

    A Florida judge signed off Thursday on an additional $4.8 million distribution to the victims of the deadly collapse of the Champlain Towers South condominium after the receiver overseeing the defunct condominium association told the court the association had fewer financial obligations and tax liabilities than expected. 

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