17 Jan Bankruptcy and Insolvency News and Analysis – Week Ending January 15, 2016
Trends and Legislation
AACER: Pardon the Interruption. . .Bankruptcy Filings Resume Their Decline
Bankruptcy Filings Declined 10 Percent in 2015
2015 Bankruptcy Recap: 46% Increase Fueled By Oil & Gas/Mining Industry – Analysts Predict Further Uptick
Examining Proposed Chapter 11 Reforms Through the Lens of Recent Retail Cases
Is a “Sound Business Purpose” Always Enough?
Faced with a Belated Offer for the Debtor’s Assets, Bankruptcy Court Converts the Case to Chapter 7 to Allow a Trustee to Run the Sale Process
PREFERENTIAL TRANSFER LAWSUITS BY NEW BORROWERS/DEBTORS — IS IT GAME OVER ON THE ORDINARY COURSE DEFENSE?
Red Flag Warnings: Ignore Them At Your Peril
UCC Financing Statements: The Ins and Outs of “Authorization”
Claims Trading Warps the Bankruptcy System
‘Sketchy Activity’ Gets Bankruptcy Case Dismissed
Regulations, Roadmaps and Recommendations: The Latest Developments in the Harmonisation of Global Insolvency Laws