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Second Circuit Opines on Cramdown Interest and Make-Whole Premiums

Insight Douglas J. Schneller Douglas J. Schneller · November 13, 2017
Creditors, secured lenders and debtors take note: the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has spoken on how to determine the appropriate “cramdown” interest rate for replacement notes issued to senior lien holders, and whether noteholders were entitled to the “make-whole” premium under the

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Third Circuit SemCrude Decision Impacts Oil Producers and Purchasers

Insight Douglas J. Schneller Douglas J. Schneller · September 04, 2017
Applying Delaware law, the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a ruling that will significantly affect the rights of upstream producers of oil and gas and secured creditors generally. The court determined that upstream oil producers did not have automatically perfected security interests in oil they sold

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U.S. Supreme Court: Filing a Time-Barred Claim in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case Does Not Violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Insight Douglas J. Schneller Douglas J. Schneller · July 11, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a 5-3 decision holding that a creditor filing a proof of claim in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy case for a time-barred debt was not false, deceptive, misleading, unconscionable or unfair conduct in violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Learn more here. > You may also find

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U.S. Supreme Court: Purchaser of Defaulted Loans Not a Debt Collector Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Insight Douglas J. Schneller Douglas J. Schneller · July 11, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court recently held that a purchaser for its own account of a defaulted loan is not a debt collector within the meaning of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Learn more here. > You may also find this complementary article of interest: U.S. Supreme Court: Filing a Time-Barred Claim in a

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First Circuit: Bankruptcy Court “Retention of Jurisdiction” Provision Requires More Than Mere Words

Insight Douglas J. Schneller Douglas J. Schneller · July 11, 2017
The First Circuit recently ruled that the bankruptcy court lacked the authority to adjudicate disputes under a contract because there was no “arising under,” “arising in” or “related to” jurisdiction — in spite of the fact that the contract itself, previously approved by the bankruptcy court, included a

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