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Post date: Sunday, August 01, 2004

In the recent decision, In re Petition of Dr. Eberhard Braun, in his Capacity as Insolvency Administrator for Fairchild Dornier GmbH, Case No. 02-52351-LMC, the bankruptcy court denied a motion to reconsider a motion seeking relief from an 11 U.S.C. §304 injunction.

Post date: Sunday, August 01, 2004

Introduction
The proposed Brazilian Bankruptcy law as proposed by the House of Representatives was extensively amended by the Senate. The Senate revisions are currently being considered in the House of Representatives, which has appointed a commission to recommend changes to the Senate version.

Post date: Sunday, February 01, 2004

The EC Regulation1 on insolvency (Regulation) went into effect in May 2002 in all E.U. member states except for Denmark.

Post date: Sunday, February 01, 2004

The Department of Trade and Industry recently published statistics showing insolvencies in England and Wales in the fourth quarter of 2002. There were 4,323 company insolvencies in that period, an increase of 11.1 percent from the previous quarter and an increase of 14.9 percent compared to the same period a year ago.

Post date: Thursday, January 01, 2004

Brazil Eletronet, a supplier of data transmission networks for telecommunications operators, has formally decided, in its last shareholders meeting, to file for bankruptcy protection. The decision was communicated to the CVM, the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission, on April 28, 2003.

Post date: Thursday, January 01, 2004

Co-chairman, Ian Williams, was pleased to introduce fellow Briton Terry Bond and The Honourable Mr. Justice James M. Farley of the Ontario Court of Justice, Toronto Region to a well attended meeting at ABI's Annual Spring Meeting on Saturday, April 19.

Post date: Thursday, January 01, 2004

Brazilian Banking Law Consumer Defense Code for Bank Customers The Brazilian Central Bank (BACEN) has recently issued Resolution nº 2.878/01, which is already being called the "Consumer Defense Code for Banking Clients" (CDCB).

Post date: Thursday, January 01, 2004

According to the Instituto Federal de Especialistas de Concursos Mercantiles's (“IFECOM”) Fifth Bi-annual Report presented on Dec. 3, 2002, only 63 cases have been filed in Mexico under the Ley de Concursos Mercantiles. These 63 cases involve 90 debtors: four individuals and 86 entities, approximately 55,500 creditors and NP$31,500 million in claims.

Post date: Thursday, January 01, 2004

In Re BRAC Rent-A-Car International Inc., Mr. Justice Lloyd, sitting in the High Court Chancery Division in London appears to have extended the scope of Article 3 of the Regulation.

Post date: Thursday, January 01, 2004

The Department of Trade and Industry recently published statistics showing insolvencies in England and Wales in the fourth quarter of 2002. There were 4,323 company insolvencies in that period, an increase of 11.1 percent from the previous quarter and an increase of 14.9 percent compared to the same period a year ago.

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Mr. E. Patrick Shea
Co-Chair
Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
Toronto, ON
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Elliott Greenleaf
Wilmington, Delaware
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Porter & Hedges, LLP
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Education Director
Audax Law
Toronto, ON
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New York, NY
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