State treasurer to be featured speaker at UPIKE business leadership series

Category: Bankruptcy Law
Published: Friday, 14 April 2017
Prior to her role as state treasurer, Ball practiced bankruptcy law and focused on consumer rights and commercial litigation.

From bad to worse for Puerto Rico

Category: Bankruptcy Law
Published: Thursday, 13 April 2017
Aware of this reality, Puerto Rico enacted its own bankruptcy law, but the US Supreme Court struck it down, because the island is de facto an American colony, and the federal bankruptcy code permits only the US Congress to enact bankruptcy legislation ...

Westinghouse bankruptcy fallout continues as chairman replaced, Santee Cooper downgraded

Category: Bankruptcy Law
Published: Wednesday, 12 April 2017
Under U.S. bankruptcy law Westinghouse's filing meets the definition of an event of default, triggering the purchase/acquisition option.

Brazil: Substantive Consolidation under Brazilian Insolvency Law

Category: Bankruptcy Law
Published: Tuesday, 11 April 2017
In this respect, Brazilian Bankruptcy Law is silent on the possibility of judicial recoveries being filed by and/or involving more than one company of a same corporate group.