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  • April 10, 2024

    Retailer 99 Cents Can Tap $60.8M DIP For Ch. 11 Winddown

    99 Cents Only can access $20.5 million of its Chapter 11 financing package, a Delaware bankruptcy judge ruled Wednesday, after attorneys for the discount retail chain resolved a handful of objections to first day approval of its debtor-in-possession loan.

  • April 10, 2024

    Brazilian Airline Gets OK On Plane Leases In Ch. 11

    GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA told a New York bankruptcy judge Wednesday it is happy with its current situation with respect to leases for its fleet of aircraft, saying it has authority to assume deals for 58 planes.

  • April 10, 2024

    Q&A With Former Delaware Bankruptcy Judge Carey - Part II

    Former U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Carey, now senior counsel at Hogan Lovells, recently sat down with Law360 to discuss his time on the bench and his thoughts on issues facing the bankruptcy bar today. In part two, he discusses the "leap" in attorneys' fees, nonconsensual third-party releases and when an attorney should consider taking the bench in their career.

  • April 10, 2024

    Creditors Ask For Time To Look At Amazon Seller's Books

    Unsecured creditors of Thrasio Holdings asked a New Jersey bankruptcy judge to slow the pace of the Amazon reseller's Chapter 11 case, saying they need to investigate how the company lost billions in the midst of an e-commerce boom.

  • April 10, 2024

    Biden's Student Loan Relief Plan Is Unlawful, States Say

    A coalition of states have sued the Biden administration over a student loan forgiveness program that's set to kick in this summer, alleging in a Missouri federal lawsuit that the plan sidesteps statutory authority and will unduly cost taxpayers nearly $500 billion.

  • April 09, 2024

    99 Cents Only Moves Forward On Ch. 11 Shutdown Plans

    Discount retail store 99 Cents Only is on track to close its 371 stores by the end of May as part of its Chapter 11 case after a Delaware bankruptcy judge on Tuesday approved first-day motions that lay groundwork for the company to close down, but held off on approving a debtor-in-possession package until terms reached during hallway negotiations can be memorialized.

  • April 09, 2024

    'No Merit' To Talent Co.'s Bid To DQ Execs' Attys, Judge Says

    A California state judge on Tuesday told attorneys for A3 Artists Agency and its chair, Adam Bold, that their allegation of a conflict of interest "has no merit" and that she tentatively would deny their motion to disqualify opposing counsel representing executives suing Bold and the agency for breach of contract.

  • April 09, 2024

    Maryland Man Charged With $1.8M Bankruptcy Fraud Scheme

    A Puerto Rico grand jury returned a multicount indictment charging a Maryland man with identity theft and mail and wire fraud in connection with an alleged scheme that fraudulently sought to obtain $1.8 million in unclaimed funds from more than two dozen bankruptcy courts.

  • April 09, 2024

    Q&A With Former Delaware Bankruptcy Judge Carey - Part I

    Former U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Carey, now senior counsel at Hogan Lovells, recently sat down with Law360 to discuss his time on the bench and his thoughts on issues facing the bankruptcy bar today. In part one, he discusses Philadelphia versus Delaware, his toughest cases and lawyer burnout.

  • 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.

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