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Why Are Large Chapter 11 Cases Dismissed, Leaving Small Creditors Out of Luck? Judge Bonapfel Explains.

“It has been said that, in many bankruptcy cases, there are no good alternatives, only less bad ones. As financial realities in this case took hold, it became clear that, for most creditors, including the objectors, there were not even “less bad” alternatives. The Court is saddened that it can offer only an explanation for… Continue Reading

Lender’s Security Interest In Cash Collateral Is Separate & Distinct From Security Interest In Land, Entitling Lender To Separate Adequate Protection For Cash Collateral

The issue before the District Court in Putnall v. SunTrust Bank, No. 5:12-cv-481, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 44187 (M.D. Ga. March 28, 2013) was whether the lender’s security interest in rents (the “cash collateral”) was separate and apart from, and in addition to, its security interest in the rental property owned by the Debtor.  The… Continue Reading

Assignments of Trademarks in Bankruptcy – Judge Posner and 7th Circuit Provide Answer

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has issued the first published Circuit Court opinion on the question of whether trademarks are assignable in a Bankruptcy case.  The opinion, authored by Judge Posner, is in the case of In re XMH Corp., Nos. 10-2596, 10-2597, 10-2598, 10-2599,  2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 15372 (7th Cir. July 26, 2011) (click… Continue Reading

Recent Chapter 11 Filings In Northern District of Georgia

Recent cases filed in the Northern District over last two weeks — 08-40915-mgd Northstar Vinyl Products, LLC Filed: 03/28/2008 Entered: 03/28/2008 08-65697-jb Heritage Point Apartments Inc. Filed: 03/28/2008 Entered: 03/28/2008 08-10870-whd Larry H. Huffman Filed: 03/31/2008 Entered: 03/31/2008 08-40957-mgd Aldona Maria Urbantas-Stewart Filed: 03/31/2008 Entered: 03/31/2008 08-65876-mhm Mathis Partners, LLC Filed: 03/31/2008 Entered: 03/31/2008 08-66074-mhm GreenTree Estates, LLC Filed: 03/31/2008 Entered: 03/31/2008 08-66110-mhm Children’s Dental Care Center,… Continue Reading