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How Associates Can Build A Professional Image

As hybrid work arrangements become the norm in the legal industry, early-career attorneys must be proactive in bui... (more story)

Yellow Corp. Lease Assumption Shows Landlord Protections

Yellow Corp.’s recent filing of a motion to assume unexpired leases is a helpful reminder to practitioners to main... (more story)

Insurers Have A Ch. 11 Voice Following High Court Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling in Truck Insurance Exchange v. Kaiser Gypsum — which reaffirmed a broad def... (more story)

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Justices Send 3 US Trustee Fee Cases Back To Lower Courts

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday vacated three appellate court decisions ordering refunds to debtors who had overpaid U.S. Trustee's Office fees under a previous fee structure and remanded the cases for furthe... (more story)

After Surfside Collapse, Safety Reform And A 'Condo Crisis'

In the three years since 98 lives were lost in the partial collapse of the Champlain Towers South condominium in Surfside, Florida, several states have worked on legislation to address building safety. But the... (more story)

Crypto Vet With FTX Ties Launches Fintech Policy Think Tank

Former congressional hopeful and cryptocurrency veteran Michelle Bond announced her formation of fintech policy think tank Digital Future, making a return to financial services policy after the recent sentenci... (more story)

Robertshaw Cleared For Ch. 11 Sale As Invesco Claims Loom

Appliance parts producer Robertshaw received a Texas bankruptcy court's approval Friday to sell the business to a group of its lenders and send the company's Chapter 11 liquidation plan out for a creditor vote... (more story)

EV Maker Fisker Heads To Fleet Sale With 1 Week Of Cash

A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Friday gave electric-car producer Fisker permission to use its cash for the next week as it tries to sell off the vehicles it still has, but shot down a lender's demand for a cla... (more story)

Alex Jones Can't Appeal Bankruptcy Order On Debt To Victims

A Texas federal judge has rejected Alex Jones' bid to appeal a bankruptcy court order that said he couldn't use his Chapter 11 case to avoid paying damages to the families of Sandy Hook victims, ruling that th... (more story)

Bally Sports Parent Told To Hand Over Certain Info To MLB

At a hearing on Friday, a Texas bankruptcy judge asked the parent company of Bally Sports-branded regional sports networks to hand over aggregated and anonymized information to Major League Baseball about earn... (more story)

Girardi Wants To Block Evidence Of Ex-Clients' Injuries At Trial

At the upcoming fraud trial of disgraced attorney Tom Girardi, his defense attorneys want to exclude any mention of the horrific injuries suffered by the clients he allegedly stole from, while prosecutors want... (more story)

Paul Hastings Bankruptcy Ace Joins Greenberg Traurig

Greenberg Traurig LLP added a Houston-based veteran bankruptcy attorney from Paul Hastings as a new shareholder.

FDIC Expands Requirements For Big-Bank Resolution Plans

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. on Thursday adopted expanded resolution-planning requirements for large banks and approved a measure intended to cut down on delays in the agency's handling of bank merger applications.

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Biotech Co. Hits Ch. 11 One Year After Canadian Acquisition

Virginia-based synthetic biology products maker Solar Biotech Inc. and an affiliate filed for Chapter 11 protection in Delaware almost a year after it announced the acquisition of a Canadian biotechnology company.

Justices To Review If Ch. 7 Trustee Can Recover Tax Payments

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it would review a Tenth Circuit decision that found that the Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee of a defunct Utah company could recover $145,000 in tax payments from the IRS.

Real Estate Recap: Distressed Deals, Housing Hurdles, Infill

Catch up on this week's key state developments from Law360 Real Estate Authority — including tips for guiding distressed office deals, the latest intel from Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studie... (more story)

Conn. Steel Co. Files Ch. 11 After Contractor Dispute

A $2.29 million judgment and the sunsetting of the $7.5 million limit for a bankruptcy provision aimed at small businesses prompted a Connecticut steel company to hit Chapter 11 this week, an attorney for the ... (more story)

Mountain Sports Kicks Off $55M Ch. 11 Case

A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Friday approved a slate of first-day motions for Mountain Sports LLC, the parent company of two sports retail chains, as it prepares to wind down its business.

Axiom Stays £65M Action As Directors Claim Bankruptcy

A London judge ruled on Friday that shuttered firm Axiom Ince can stay its almost £65 million ($82 million) claim against its ex-director and several of his companies for allegedly misappropriating client fund... (more story)

Cancer Test Company DermTech Gets 1st Day Approvals

Bankrupt California-based dermatologic test maker DermTech Inc. won approval on Thursday for a series of first-day Chapter 11 motions, including to continue paying providers of electricity, internet and other ... (more story)

Spinal Implant Maker Can Liquidate Under Ch. 11 Plan

A Delaware bankruptcy judge agreed Thursday to approve the Chapter 11 liquidation and wind-down plan of biotechnology developer InVivo, which reported it landed a buyer for its spinal cord implant technology f... (more story)

Ex-ITT Students Net $12M Win In Predatory Lending Scheme

A California federal judge has ordered loan servicer Vervent Inc. to pay $12 million to ex-students of bankrupt for-profit college ITT Education Services Inc. for Vervent's role in an alleged predatory lending... (more story)

Boies Schiller Tapped To Represent Ex-Judge In Romance Suit

A former Texas bankruptcy judge has brought on Boies Schiller Flexner LLP attorneys to defend him against a racketeering lawsuit from a barge business over his undisclosed romantic relationship with a then-Jac... (more story)