Mid Cap

  • June 03, 2024

    High Court Won't Hear Arguments On Madoff Clawback Math

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear arguments by an investor in Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme for overturning a Second Circuit decision on how to calculate the amount of investor withdrawals that can be clawed back to the Madoff bankruptcy estate.

  • June 03, 2024

    Paul Hastings Adds 11-Partner King & Spalding Finance Team

    Continuing its hiring in the finance and restructuring space, Paul Hastings LLP announced Monday that it is bringing on a team of 11 partners from King & Spalding LLP, including the co-head of the global finance and restructuring practice.

  • May 31, 2024

    Girardi Not Famous Like Avenatti, Feds Say In Panning Jury Form

    Prosecutors pushed back Friday on Tom Girardi's request to ask prospective jurors in his California federal fraud trial if they have seen his wife's television show or reports about his law firm's scandal, saying Girardi's fame is not similar to convicted attorney Michael Avenatti's, whose case included a written juror questionnaire.

  • May 31, 2024

    9th Circ. Affirms Toss Of Health Center's $8M Cigna Row

    The Ninth Circuit on Friday declined to revive a suit from a holding company for a drug and alcohol treatment center claiming Cigna forced it into bankruptcy by not paying more than $8 million in authorized claims, finding the health insurer did not abuse its discretion in denying the payments.

  • May 31, 2024

    Takeoff Technologies Seeks Customer Funds For Ch. 11 Case

    A Delaware bankruptcy judge told Takeoff Technologies on Friday that he was prepared to approve $9.6 million in Chapter 11 financing from customers trying to avoid losing support for the company's grocery inventory automation software.

  • May 31, 2024

    Meet The Attorneys Guiding Grocery Co. Takeoff's Ch. 11

    A team of attorneys from Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP and Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP is guiding grocery automation system maker Takeoff Technologies through its Chapter 11 case in Delaware.

  • May 31, 2024

    NY Appeals Court Backs Trimming Of 50 Cent Liquor Spat

    A New York appeals court has said a lower court rightly dismissed some components of a suit brought by a fine liquors company owned by rapper 50 Cent, allowing Jim Beam and its parent company to escape the rapper's claims they aided a fraud and rejecting his request for punitive damages and attorney fees.

  • May 31, 2024

    IRS Can Seek Tax Beyond Bankruptcy Deal, 11th Circ. Affirms

    A deal between the IRS and an Alabama real estate developer to settle his tax debt for $2 million during Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings wasn't final, and the agency can demand additional taxes from him, the Eleventh Circuit affirmed Friday.

  • May 31, 2024

    Lindell No-Shows Amid Solvency Concerns In Sanctions Fight

    Attorneys for My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell were nowhere to be found Friday as a D.C. federal judge mulled how much they should pay in sanctions for counterclaims in election company Dominion's ongoing libel suit, saying he'd likely set an amount in the coming weeks.

  • May 31, 2024

    Spencer Fane Adds Minneapolis Bankruptcy Partner

    Spencer Fane LLP has added a bankruptcy partner from Stinson LLP to its Minneapolis office.

  • May 31, 2024

    Fight Between Trustee, Law Firm May Mean Less For Creditors

    In the bankruptcy of collapsed California debt relief law firm Litigation Practice Group, a new law firm confirmed this week that it's not making payments to the bankruptcy estate, a situation that may limit a bankruptcy trustee's ability to make payments to creditors across the country.

  • May 31, 2024

    DMK Pharma Says Contaminated Injectors Led To Ch. 11 Filing

    Drugmaker DMK Pharmaceuticals Corp. has filed an adversary complaint in Delaware bankruptcy court, saying its epinephrine-injector supplier failed to maintain contaminant-free manufacturing facilities sold to the debtor, which caused one of them to be shut down by federal regulators and ultimately led the company to file for Chapter 11 protection.

  • May 31, 2024

    Disbarring Giuliani Would 'Protect The Public,' DC Panel Says

    A Washington, D.C., attorney ethics panel agreed Friday that Rudy Giuliani's role in former President Donald Trump's attempt to overturn Pennsylvania's presidential election in 2020 amounted to misconduct "of the utmost seriousness," and that disbarring him would "protect the public, the courts, and the integrity of the legal profession."

  • May 30, 2024

    Weiss Fund Survives Motion To Convert To Ch. 7

    A New York judge shot down a bid by two financial firms, Jefferies and Leucadia, to convert the Chapter 11 case of Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers LLC to Chapter 7, saying that it is premature to determine several components of the issue.

  • May 30, 2024

    Careismatic Gets OK For Ch. 11 Plan With Debt Equity Swap

    A New Jersey bankruptcy judge said Thursday he would confirm medical scrubs distributor Careismatic Brands LLC's Chapter 11 plan, which includes a debt-equity swap aimed at wiping out all $782 million of the debtor's secured debt after no buyers for the debtor's assets materialized.

  • May 30, 2024

    Cue Health Spiraled Into Ch. 7 After FDA Nixed COVID Tests

    Medical-test maker Cue Health's promise of "lab-quality" COVID-19 tests fell apart after federal regulators rang the alarm that its tests were less reliable than advertised, leading the company to file for Chapter 7 liquidation in Delaware bankruptcy court. 

  • May 30, 2024

    Grocery Automation Biz Files Ch. 11 With $13M In Debt

    E-grocery automation system maker Takeoff Technologies filed for Chapter 11 protection Thursday in Delaware bankruptcy court with nearly $13 million in debt, saying that, after eight years in business, it had been unable to generate the cash flow it needed to turn a profit.

  • May 30, 2024

    Creditors, Watchdog Denied Estate Trustee In Eletson Ch. 11

    Shipping company Eletson will retain control of its contentious reorganization after a New York bankruptcy judge shot down requests to name a Chapter 11 trustee and said that those vying for such an appointment hadn't met the high bar required for the court to grant it.

  • May 30, 2024

    Family-Owned PE Firm Wins Ch. 11 Bid To Buy Ill. Dairy Co.

    Oberweis Dairy, an ice cream and dairy producer in Illinois, picked a family-owned private equity firm based in Florida as the prevailing bidder for its assets during a Chapter 11 auction, beating the $20 million stalking-horse bid the debtor received in April. 

  • May 29, 2024

    Why Giuliani's Creditors Say He Can't Run His Own Ch. 11

    The official committee of unsecured creditors in Rudy Giuliani's Chapter 11 has asked a New York bankruptcy judge to hand control of the Republican firebrand's estate to a trustee, bringing to a head months of creditor allegations that Giuliani has been skipping out on his bankruptcy obligations.

  • May 29, 2024

    Bankrupt EV Charger Co. Execs Hid Liquidity Woes, Suit Says

    Three current and former executives of bankrupt electric-vehicle charging infrastructure company Charge Enterprises Inc. face an investor's proposed class action claiming the executives concealed a liquidity crisis involving the company's founder and his investment advisory firm that allegedly precipitated Charge's bankruptcy.

  • May 29, 2024

    Honeywell Ends Suit Over $8.75M Bond For Army Base Work

    A Pennsylvania federal court has approved a request from Honeywell International Inc. to drop its lawsuit over an $8.75 million performance bond whose issuer allegedly balked at paying to replace a bankrupt subcontractor for a long-delayed job at the Tobyhanna Army Depot.

  • May 29, 2024

    Drug Co. Eiger Can Probe Lender On Foiled PIPE Deal Fallout

    Eiger BioPharmaceuticals received a Texas bankruptcy judge's approval Wednesday to collect documents from lender Innovatus Life Sciences tied to what the rare-disease drugmaker called Innovatus's decision to "manufacture" a default under a credit agreement, a move that allegedly blew up a potential financing deal and precipitated Eiger's Chapter 11 filing.

  • May 29, 2024

    Red Lobster's Potential Buyer Has Fished In This Pond Before

    When Red Lobster hit bankruptcy last week with plans for an asset sale, it brought with it a $275 million stalking horse bid from a private equity firm that is perfectly positioned to repeat a move it has made before: buying struggling restaurant chains out of insolvency and taking over operations.

  • May 29, 2024

    Tremont Chicago Hotel Reaches Agreement With Lender

    A defunct hotel near Chicago's commercial center has reached an agreement with its senior secured creditor, resolving its request to dismiss the case or lift the Chapter 11 automatic stay while reserving the right to revisit the stay under some circumstances.

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