The Bernard Madoff trustee, who will try to reinstate hundreds of lawsuits through an appeal to be argued March 5 in Manhattan, had his chances of success dealt a blow last week when the U.S. Supreme Court decided a case involving R. Allen Stanford’s Ponzi scheme.
The judge who presided over the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., the largest in U.S. history, will join law firm Morrison Foerster LLP next month to help lead its restructuring and insolvency group.
Bank of America NA was on the losing end of an opinion in which the bankruptcy judge ruled Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. is entitled to the return of $500 million that the bank improperly set off in violation of the so-called automatic stay.
Discount retailer Loehmann’s Inc. , unable to complete an exchange offer in October, filed a Chapter 11 petition today in New York with agreement on a plan to swap $110 million in secured notes for the new equity.
Publisher Tribune Co. announced yesterday that mediation resulted in agreement with some creditors on a reorganization plan along the lines proposed earlier this month by creditors Oaktree Capital Management LP and Angelo Gordon & Co.
The bankruptcy judge for the Texas Rangers professional baseball club had barely given formal approval yesterday for auction procedures before secured lenders filed a motion asking for reconsideration.
The hopes of Quebecor World (USA) Inc. creditors for a major payday were dashed again when a district judge upheld dismissal of a lawsuit to recover $376 million for bonds repurchased within three months of the company’s bankruptcy in January 2008.
Syms Corp. and the discount retailer’s official shareholders’ committee are opposing a request by the official creditors’ committee to delay a hearing related to the global settlement announced last week.