In the latest opinion to wrestle with the question of whether virtual currency should be considered money, Judge Alison Nathan in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York found that for the purposes of a federal anti-money laundering statute, “bitcoins” qualify as money.
In most (if not all) Bankruptcy Courts, if you file a personal Bankruptcy case you will need your official social security card for your first meeting of creditors.
Tort partisans are digesting the impact of yesterday’s Illinois Supreme Court ruling that struck down a statute that cut civil juries from 12 to 6.
No, you have not accidentally stumbled upon the Georgia Criminal Law Blog, and I am not going to change my practice area just yet (though on the slow days I often think about it).
The European Central Bank (ECB) has launched a public consultation on its guidance to banks on handling non-performing loans (NPLs), which is open until 15 November 2016.
“Reasonably equivalent value” – – part of the standard for evaluation of potential constructive fraudulent transfers – – is both subjective and imprecise.
The presumption that courts normally validate dispositions by a company subject to a winding up petition if such dispositions are made in good faith and in the ordinary course of business has been called into question in the recent case of Express Electrical Distributors Ltd v Beavis and others .
In the recent decision of FBI Wind Down Inc. Liquidating Trust, by and through Alan D. Halperin, as Liquidating Trustee, v. Heritage Home Group, LLC, et al., Adv. Pro. No. 15-51899 (CSS) (Bankr. D. Del. Sept. 15, 2016) Judge Sontchi considered whether motion to compel the arbitration of several claims.
Noble Environmental Power, LLC, and several of its affiliates filed for Chapter 11 protection in the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Lead Case No. 16-12055).