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Insolvency Insights

Fifth Circuit Avoidance Actions

On Monday, January 22, 2024, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit entered a ruling in the South Coast Supply Company case allowing a bankrupt debtor to sell preference claims arising under section 547 of the Bankruptcy […]

John J. Kane

Lease Termination Disputes and Bankruptcy

As the brick and mortar retail industry continues to decline, landlords are likely to engage in an increasing number of lease disputes with delinquent tenants. As we have seen over the past five years, those disputes often end up in bankruptcy court […]

John J. Kane

Beware of Third-Party Releases in Bankruptcy

Companies seeking to confirm a Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan typically include releases that discharge the bankrupt company (the debtor) from liability on claims, thereby giving the debtor a chance to emerge from bankruptcy and seek a profitable future.& […]