Perspectives on Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring
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US News Ranks Arent Fox’s National Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Practice Among Best in the Country
In the 2020 “Best Law Firms” rankings that are published annually by US News & World Report and Best Lawyers, Arent Fox’s Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Practice was nationally ranked in the top tier.
Twenty-five Arent Fox LLP practices have been recognized in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” rankings that are published annually by US News & World Report and Best Lawyers.
In its inaugural review of the legal industry, Forbes has recognized Arent Fox LLP among the top corporate law firms in America as one of the best and most recommended firms for bankruptcy and financial restructuring counseling.
The Plain Meaning Language of an Intercreditor Agreement Determines Whether it Governs Plan Distributions or Adequate Protection Payments
WASHINGTON — Fifty Arent Fox LLP attorneys have been rated as leaders in their profession by The Best Lawyers in America 2020.
The New York Law Journal reported last year that Arent Fox's Les Jacobowitz asked but no one—not class counsel, the judge, and certainly not the banks—had an answer.
The 2019 edition of Legal 500 US has rated 49 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as national leaders in their field. In addition, 15 of the firm’s practice areas were ranked among the best in the country.
WASHINGTON, DC – Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 31 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as leaders in their field.
Arent Fox has been engaged by BOKF, NA as successor trustee for approximately $17,525,000,000 aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes issued under three indentures in the Pacific Gas and Electric Company bankruptcy proceeding.
Arent Fox’s Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring practice was retained as counsel to represent the official committee of unsecured creditors in the cases of Glansaol Holdings Inc and Philmar Care, LLC.
Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring group West Coast team leader Aram Ordubegian recently spoke with Business Insurance about Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E)’s recent filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy for all its businesses because of the liabilities it faces from catastrophic wildfires.
WASHINGTON, DC — Arent Fox LLP is pleased to announce that 11 partners have been rated as ‘Top Lawyers’ by Washingtonian magazine. The honorees are recognized as being among the Washington, DC-area’s “star legal talent.”
A Path Forward for Indenture Trustees - Delaware District Court Reverses Bankruptcy Court’s Disallowance of Indenture Trustee’s Postpetition Attorney’s Fees
Last week, the United States District Court for the District of Delaware (the “Court”) reversed a 2015 decision by the Delaware Bankruptcy Court (the “Bankruptcy Court”) disallowing the portion of an unsecured claim filed by appellant Wilmington Trust Company (“WTC”) for postpetition attorneys’ fees
Avoid Post-Confirmation Headaches; How Indenture Trustees and Agents Can Achieve Finality and Closure and Limit Risk in the Event Exculpation and/or Releases are Not Available
Indenture trustees and agents participate in the administration of chapter 11 cases in a number of ways, including by protecting holders’ rights, ensuring compliance with the applicable indenture and other agreements, and fulfilling their duties and responsibilities under applicable law.
WASHINGTON — Twenty-four Arent Fox LLP practices have been recognized in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” rankings that are published annually by US News & World Report and Best Lawyers.
Recent decisions arising out of the Arcapita bankruptcy case provide useful guidance regarding the minimum contacts required for bankruptcy court jurisdiction as well as when and how to apply international comity and the presumption against extraterritoriality in bankruptcy litigation.
New York Bankruptcy Court Finds Constitutional Authority to Enter Default Judgments Against Foreign Defendants
In a recent opinion, United States Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn of the Southern District of New York held that Bankruptcy Courts may enter final default judgments against non-US defendants who fail to respond to a properly served summons and complaint.
The Ninth Circuit held that a bankruptcy court may not designate claims (i.e. disqualify claims for plan voting purposes) for bad faith under 11 USC § 1126(e)
Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Partner George Angelich spoke with The American Lawyer after United States Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn's recent opinion which recognized UK court-sanctioned releases provided by affiliates of Avanti Communications Group plc.
US Bankruptcy Court Recognizes a Foreign Plan of Reorganization and Enforces Third-Party Releases in the Chapter 15 Content
US Bankruptcy Judge in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York granted Avanti Communications Group PLC’s (“Avanti”) request to recognize the UK court-sanctioned scheme of arrangement and enforce the guarantee releases provided by Avanti’s affiliates on certain debt.
In the final chapter of the long-running saga in Cortlandt St. Recovery Corp. v. Bonderman, --- N.E.3d ---, 2018 WL 942335, at *4 (N.Y. Feb. 20, 2018),  the New York Court of Appeals, issued a landmark opinion holding.