Bankruptcy Law Articles
Articles written by attorneys and experts worldwide discussing legal aspects related to Bankruptcy.
December 28, 2008 By Harrington Law Associates, PLLC
Limitations to corporate liability protection. Principles discussed are of general application, though legal authorities cited are based on Florida law.
Florida Foreclosure Fraud Protection Law Enacted - Homeowners Provided Protection against Mortgage Loan Modification Firms
December 19, 2008 By The Neustein Law Group, P.A.
On October 1, 2008, the Florida legislature enacted the Florida Foreclosure Fraud Protection Act. This new law protects homeowners from many of the foreclosure rescue scams, unlicensed loan modification companies, and other questionable companies that are targeting people in foreclosure.
November 7, 2008 By The Neustein Law Group, P.A.
Most people do not realize that they can stop foreclosure even if they stopped paying their mortgage.
This article uncovers the next real estate crisis, a shortage of affordable rental properties. As someone familiar with the real estate market in the Coachella Valley of California, the author examines this area of California in particular and uncovers what could be a silver lining soon for the construction industry especially in light of the decline in new construction. While real estate agents are also suffering, and brokerage houses are closing, the rental industry may be ready for a boom.
The author of this article discusses some possible new problems the construction industry may face in the current economic crisis. As one familiar with real estate and construction issues in California, the author discusses constractor lending problems, construction defect and lender lawsuits and looks at what could be an even more perfect storm heading for the construction industry in California.
The author of this article discusses some possible new problems the real estate market may face in California as the economic crisis and credit crisis grows. The article also focuses on some new construction law problems in California related to the credit crisis and the relates the type of calls attorneys are now getting from the public in fear of losing their homes.
The author has prepared these draft forms for use in TARP, the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program. While the forms may need some tweaking, in this humorous article the author provides draft forms not just for TARP 1, but also for TARP 2 when financial institutions need to request additional funds.
This legal author discusses the $700 Billion Bailout Plan, the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) and what it means for federal regulations lawyers who will be called to interpret the law and the truckloads of new regulations that will likely follow. After years of deregulation in the U.S. and internationally, one thing is certain in these uncertain times. There are going to be a great deal more regulations put on the financial and other industries.
May 9, 2008 By Mariscal & Associates
The still recent Spanish Bankruptcy Law more fully examines the legal system regarding company managers’ liability. This new liability system serves to supplement the system already provided for in the Public Limited Company and Limited Liability Company Laws, as well as the Criminal Code, within the framework of corporate crime.
May 7, 2008 By Steven L. Higgs, PC
The simplest way for creditors to protect their rights in bankruptcy cases is by properly filing a proof of claim. This article discusses briefly the necessity for filing a proof of claim, the procedure for filing a proof of claim, and the effect of filing a proof of claim in a bankruptcy case. Citations have been omitted from this version of the article.
February 29, 2008 By Canosa Abogados
Courtroom E of the National Commercial Court of Appeals (the “Court of Appeals”) confirmed a ruling passed by the Court of First Instance which declined the request of a company’s trustee in bankruptcy to extend the bankruptcy to the company’s vice-president due to an alleged use of the company’s funds to his own personal benefit.
February 29, 2008 By Canosa Abogados
We briefly analyze the insolvency proceedings available to both companies and individuals in Argentina.
January 11, 2008 By Valova & Angelova
The mortgage is generally interest in land given to a creditor by the owners of a property as a guarantee for a loan.