Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

James River Coal Files Lawsuits To Recover Alleged "Preference" Payments

Posted on by Neil E. McCullagh in Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

James River Coal Company filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on April 7, 2014.

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Clarifying TILA's Extended Right of Rescission: Jesinoski v. Countrywide

Posted on by Timothy G. Moore in Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

This article examines the Supreme Court's ruling in Jesinoski v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc.

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Supreme Court Gets Active in Bankruptcy Law

Posted on by Neil E. McCullagh in Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

This article discusses one of the issues the Supreme Court is considering: whether a debtor can strip a lien off of real estate in a Chapter 7 case.

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Bankruptcy Developments: (1) Supreme Court Gets Active in Bankruptcy Law, and (2) Chapter 11 Reform is Under Way

Posted on by Neil E. McCullagh in Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

This article discusses one of the issues the Supreme Court is considering: whether a debtor can strip a lien off of real estate in a Chapter 7 case.

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Security Interests in Farm Products

Posted on by Timothy G. Moore in Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

The article provides a broad overview of some issues facing lenders in perfecting and enforcing security interests in farm products.

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Claims Deadline Set in Southern Title Receivership

Posted on by Jennifer J. West in Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

A deadline of January 28, 2015 has been set for filing claims related to title insurance policies issued by Southern Title Insurance Corporation

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The Challenges of Transactions Involving Trusts or Trust Property

Posted on by Robert H. Chappell, III, Timothy G. Moore in Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

Some loan transactions may involve trusts as borrowers, guarantors or pledgers of collateral.

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