Weekly News – April 22

Chapter 11 Train-wreck of the Week

Alex Jones Pays Himself $18M, Declares Bankruptcy, Offers Sandy Hook Plaintiffs Change He Found In Couch At Infowars Studio

Twitter-verse reactions here, here, here, and here. Even the U.S. Trustee got in on the action here.

Where does Samarco go from here?

Samarco creditors reject restructuring plan here

Orange is the new black

Seventy-five basis points is the new 50 basis points and what that means for markets here.

Inquiring minds want to know

Professors Ellias, Kumar & Kastiel ask “Are ‘Bankruptcy Directors’ bad for creditors?”

Where did all my creditors go? U.S. Trustee fails to appoint UCC in MD Helicopter’s case

Prof. Levitin comes out against third-party releases

In a new paper Professor Levitin argues all third-party releases are unconstitutional here

Supreme Court takes on U.S. Trustee fees

Supreme Court hears argument on constitutionality of U.S. Trustee fee hike

Case summary here

Tax man no more….

Ten Years Gone – Delaware Bankruptcy Judge Rejects Effort to Extend Lookback Period for Avoidance of Pre-Bankruptcy Transfers

Russian Default?

Russia ruled in “Potential Default” Over Ruble payment on Debt

Professors take on the Bizarre pari passu clause in Russia’s sovereign bonds

Kramer Levin’s take on CDS implications

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