Monthly Archives: February 2011

Champion Enterprises Bankruptcy Court Dismisses Equitable Subordination and Fraudulent Transfer Claims

By Kathryn M. Borgeson and Joseph Vincent Zujkowski The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware recently dismissed equitable subordination and fraudulent transfer claims filed by the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Champion Enterprises, Inc. (“Champion”) against … Continue reading

Second Circuit Prohibits Gifting, Affirms Designation in DISH Network Corp. v. DBSD North America, Inc. (In re DBSD North America, Inc.), No. 10-1175, 2011 WL 350480 (2d Cir. Feb. 7, 2011)

On February 7, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit entered its opinion regarding confirmation of the plan of reorganization of DBSD North America, Inc. and its various subsidiaries on October 26, 2009.  The majority of the … Continue reading

CWT Attorney Predicts Increased CMBS Restructurings

Reuters reporter Tom Hals recently quoted CWT Special Counsel Doug Mintz regarding a likely uptick in CMBS restructurings. Doug Mintz, a lawyer at law firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, said a spike next year in debt maturities relating to commercial … Continue reading

Bankruptcy Bullets – February 2

George L. Miller, Chapter 7 Trustee v. Sun Capital Partners, Inc., et al., Adv. Proc. No. 10-52279 (PJW), 2011 WL 221720 (Bankr. D. Del.) On January 25, 2011, Judge Peter J. Walsh of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District … Continue reading