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In the Law Journal’s Bankruptcy Law supplement, articles focus on avoiding judicial liens, debtor-in-possession lending, absolute assignment of leases, and other topics.


Taking Advantage of the Bankruptcy Fresh Start: Avoiding Judicial Liens
There is a common misconception that a bankruptcy discharge automatically results in the removal of judgment liens. However, lien avoidance is not automatic; the debtor has the burden to file a lien avoidance action. Here’s how to do it. Read more


LLC Operating Agreements in Bankruptcy: Are They Executory?
Under the Bankruptcy Code, a debtor’s estate includes “all legal or equitable interests of the debtor as of the commencement of the case.” These property interests include contract rights of the debtor, including LLC interests. Read more


Lease Rejection Damages Under the Bankruptcy Code Cap
The U.S. Bankruptcy Code caps a landlord’s claim in bankruptcy for damages resulting from the termination of a real property lease, under 11 U.S.C. Section 502(b)(6). Read more


Absolute Assignment of Leases and Rents in 3d Cir Bankruptcy Law
In the bankruptcy context, an absolute assignment of leases safeguards the lender’s rights and remedies to collect and use the rents generated from a mortgaged property both before and after bankruptcy action is commenced. Read more


‘Bootstrap’ Plans Not Just a Thing of the Past
A recent example of a successful traditional Chapter 11 reorganization is the EZ Mailing Services bankruptcy case. Read more


Debtor-in-Possession Lending
A DIP loan may well present a valuable, minimally risky, economically superior alternative. Read more


Application of Bankruptcy Law to Internet Assets
Internet assets generally, and Internet asset licenses in particular, are increasingly subject to bankruptcy proceedings. Read more


In the Law Journal’s Bankruptcy Law supplement, articles focus on avoiding judicial liens, debtor-in-possession lending, absolute assignment of leases, and other topics.


Taking Advantage of the Bankruptcy Fresh Start: Avoiding Judicial Liens
There is a common misconception that a bankruptcy discharge automatically results in the removal of judgment liens. However, lien avoidance is not automatic; the debtor has the burden to file a lien avoidance action. Here’s how to do it. Read more


LLC Operating Agreements in Bankruptcy: Are They Executory?
Under the Bankruptcy Code, a debtor’s estate includes “all legal or equitable interests of the debtor as of the commencement of the case.” These property interests include contract rights of the debtor, including LLC interests. Read more


Lease Rejection Damages Under the Bankruptcy Code Cap
The U.S. Bankruptcy Code caps a landlord’s claim in bankruptcy for damages resulting from the termination of a real property lease, under 11 U.S.C. Section 502(b)(6). Read more


Absolute Assignment of Leases and Rents in 3d Cir Bankruptcy Law
In the bankruptcy context, an absolute assignment of leases safeguards the lender’s rights and remedies to collect and use the rents generated from a mortgaged property both before and after bankruptcy action is commenced. Read more


‘Bootstrap’ Plans Not Just a Thing of the Past
A recent example of a successful traditional Chapter 11 reorganization is the EZ Mailing Services bankruptcy case. Read more


Debtor-in-Possession Lending
A DIP loan may well present a valuable, minimally risky, economically superior alternative. Read more


Application of Bankruptcy Law to Internet Assets
Internet assets generally, and Internet asset licenses in particular, are increasingly subject to bankruptcy proceedings. Read more