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So perhaps size does matter.  The largest, most complex chapter 11 cases in history have won the 2012 title of top bankruptcy cases of all time.  Lehman faced tougher competition in the 2012 March Madness Bracket than it did at its confirmation hearing, but still beat GM/Chrysler by a more than 3 to 1 lead.  […]

Round One of Blog Madness has come to an end and a few favorites are beginning to emerge:  In Region One, “363 Sales Cost/Auction” walloped “Avoidance Actions” and in Region Three “363 Sales – 60 Day Breathing Spell” ran away with 87.5% of the votes.  Could we be heading for an all-363 final? Like the […]

Last week, we announced the Weil Bankruptcy Blog’s annual March Madness Tournament.  March Madness is finally here! As we noted, we at Weil Bankruptcy Blog HQ have spent quite a bit of time discussing and debating the Final Report and Recommendations of the American Bankruptcy Institute Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11.  (See […]

Duke, Kentucky, University of North Carolina, Lehman, Spickelmeier: March Madness champions all.  It’s that time of year again folks—the Weil Bankruptcy Blog’s annual March Madness Tournament is here.  This year, we at the Weil Bankruptcy Blog have spent quite a bit of time discussing and debating the Final Report and Recommendations of the American Bankruptcy […]

JUDGE MARKELL’S SPICKELMIER! Spickelmier fans, raise your impeccable bracket in the air for all the naysayers to see!  In the championship round, Spickelmier cruised into the number one spot with 60% of the votes.  Judge Markell’s witty reference to contemporary vernacular combined with his detailed account of counsel Mondejar’s “lowest moment in attorney representation the […]

After weeks of fierce competition, we’re down to the final two contenders in Weil’s Bankruptcy March Madness.  In a stunning Final Four upset, front-runner Jerk Machine had its dreams of a championship crushed by our readers’ favorite underdog, fourth-seeded Spickelmier.  Grydzuk, after making the Final Four by just a single vote, easily defeated Reese to […]

Weil’s Final Four is finally here!  Our Bankruptcy March Madness certainly isn’t producing the same shocking upsets the NCAA Tournament is seeing this year, but the Selection Panel still watched in suspense as most of the Elite Eight matchups were decided by the last few votes.  Our own Cinderella story came to an end in […]