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A Breathing Spell From The Breathing Spell – Should A Chapter 11 Case Be Suspended During COVID-19?

In the past several years, the United States has seen a tidal wave of retail sector chapter 11 cases. The end result for most of those cases has been going out of business and liquidation sales. On March 11, 2020, Modell’s Sporting Goods commenced its chapter 11 cases seeking to follow a similar path taken … Continue Reading

Will Lenders Roll Snake Eyes? Seventh Circuit Says Caesars May Be Entitled To Injunction.

Two days before Christmas, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling that is likely to have a dramatic impact in the highly-contested Caesars Entertainment bankruptcy case.  The decision may also give a green light to other debtors seeking to enjoin lawsuits brought against non-debtor affiliates. The facts are relatively straightforward.  Caesars Entertainment Operation … Continue Reading

Arbitrate before you litigate!

Over the last seven months there has been a spate of cases dealing with the relationship between arbitration law and insolvency law. Winding-up petitions and arbitration clauses Where a winding-up petition has been presented on the basis of a contractual debt and the contract contains an arbitration clause, the Court should exercise its discretion to dismiss … Continue Reading