Chapter 11

Why Creditors Can’t Afford To Ignore Objections To Bankruptcy Claims

07/01/14

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It’s been several years since I last posted about objections to bankruptcy claims, and the topic is so important to creditors that it’s time to revisit it.

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LightSquared Judge to Charles Ergen, Philip Falcone: A Plague on Both Your Egos

05/14/14

For the past two years, Charles Ergen, chairman and co-founder of Dish Network, and Philip Falcone, manager of Harbinger Capital Partners, have been doing battle in the Chapter 11 case of mobile communications company LightSquared Inc.  LightSquared, primarily owned by Harbinger and controlled by Falcone, holds spectrum rights potentially worth billions of dollars, but was forced to seek bankruptcy protection in 2012 following its failure to obtain crucial FCC approvals. 

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Tuscany International Drilling Inc. Files for Bankruptcy: Seeks to Reorganize Debt in Chapter 11

02/04/14

Tuscany International Drilling Inc. (“TID”) and its subsidiary, Tuscany International Holdings (U.S.A.) Ltd. (“TIH”; collectively with TID, “Tuscany” or the “Debtors”) filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code late on Sunday, February 2, 2014 (the “Petition Date”) in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware.

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Winter 2014 Edition Of Bankruptcy Resource Now Available

01/02/14

I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and Happy New Year everyone.

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Winter 2014 Edition Of Bankruptcy Resource Now Available

01/02/14

I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and Happy New Year everyone.

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Innovation Act, Passed By The House, Would Make Major Changes To Section 365(n)'s IP Licensee Protections

12/17/13

It isn't law yet, but on December 5, 2013, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a significant patent reform bill known as the "Innovation Act." Although the focus of the legislation is on patent infringement litigation and other patent law revisions, the Innovation Act, H.R. 3309, would also make major changes to Section 365(n) of the Bankruptcy Code.

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