Volume 27 (2010 - 2011)



Volume 27, Issue 1

A TRIBUTE TO BARRY W. RIDINGS

Richard D. Thomas, Introduction

Keith J. Shapiro, Tribute

Barry W. Ridings, Acceptance Remarks

ARTICLES

Michael Chaisanguanthum, Charter: The Most Important Recent Bankruptcy Decision for Secured Creditors

Fred N. David, Interpreting the Supreme Court’s Treatment of the Chrysler Bankruptcy and Its Impact on Future Business Reorganizations

COMMENTS

Vinay Chopra, Too Late for a Fresh Start: Why the Bankruptcy Code Should Exclude Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Alexandra CC Ragan, COMI Strikes a Discordant Note: Why U.S. Courts Are Not in Complete Harmony Despite Chapter 15 Directives

Stacia M. Stokes, Fighting Finality and Debtor Waste in Chapter 13 Postconfirmation Collateral Surrender

Richard D. Thomas, Tipping the Scales in Chapter 11: How Distressed Debt Investors Decrease Debtor Leverage and the Efficacy of Business Reorganization

 

Volume 27, Issue 2

SYMPOSIUM

Christopher M. Broussard, Introduction

Dean David Partlett, Welcome

The Honorable Margaret Mahoney, The Honorable John K. Olson, Professor Trish Redmond, Richard Thomson, Peter Ticktin, The Consumer Bankruptcy Panel: A Brave New World (of Foreclosure)—New Hazards Plaguing Mortgages and Their Collective Impact on Consumer Bankruptcy

Professor Jessica Gabel, Tom Hall, Alan Kornberg, Gary Marsh, Professor Jack Williams, The Corporate Bankruptcy Panel: Fraudulent Conveyances—More Than Just a Theoretical Risk in Structuring Loans and Guarantees

Dean A. James Elliott, The Honorable Wendy L. Hagenau, Jenny Mittelman, James S. Rankin, Jr., The Honorable Alan S. Trust, The Ethics Panel: If I Knew Then What I Know Now—Lessons in Ethics and Professional Responsibility for New Bankruptcy and Insolvency Practitioners

ARTICLES

Jeffrey B. Ellman & Daniel J. Merrett, Pensions and Chapter 9: Can Municipalities Use Bankruptcy to Solve Their Pension Woes?

Jessica D. Gabel, The Terrible TOUSAs: Opinions Test the Patience of Corporate Lending Practices

Nicholas L. Georgakopoulos, Bankruptcy Veil-Piercing

Edo Royker, Foreign Patents Under U.S. Bankruptcy Code Section 365(n)

COMMENTS

Adam I. Adler, Navigating the Morass: A Proposed Uniform Standard to Determine the Revocability of Technical Abandonments

Callen J. Bair, Twisting the Trustee’s “Strong Arm”: Constructive Notice in Section 544(a)(3) Adversary Proceedings

Andrew Stone Mayo, For God and Money: The Place of the Megachurch Within the Bankruptcy Code

Lauren Schwartz, Time Is of the Essence: When Do Tax Claims “Become Payable” Under 11 U.S.C. § 1305(a)(1)?