Picks of the Month: Required Reading for May 2006

Here are the "Picks of the Month" for May 2006, a monthly guide to recently published articles of relevance to the bankruptcy practitioner, scholar, student, and Judge:

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Robert V. Alvarado Jr. and Mark S. Wapnik, TELEPHONIC COURT APPEARANCES: REDUCE LITIGATION COSTS THE EASY WAY, 25-MAY Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 34

Richard J. Astor, EQUITAS RE: SHORTCHANGING OF CORPORATE AMERICA MADE EASY, 25-MAY Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 22


Douglas G. Baird and Robert K. Rasmussen, PRIVATE DEBT AND THE MISSING LEVER OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, 159 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1209

Edward L. Baskauskas and Thomas D. Rowe Jr., "INEXTRICABLY INTERTWINED" EXPLICABLE AT LAST? ROOKER-FELDMAN ANALYSIS AFTER THE SUPREME COURT'S EXXON MOBIL DECISION, 2006 Fed. Cts. L. Rev. 1

Carrianne Basler, Michelle Campbell and Kerri A. Lyman, WHAT PRACTITIONERS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT CLASS ACTIONS THAT ARE NOT CERTIFIED PRE-PETITION, 25-MAY Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 26

Joseph J. Bellinger and Matthew G. Summers, WHAT'S LEFT OF SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY AFTER KATZ?, 25-MAY Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 10

Mark N. Berman and  Ann J. Brighton , SECOND-LIEN FINANCINGS: Part III: Anecdotes--the Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Atkins--the Good, 25-MAY Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 14

Robert L. Bolick, ASSET PROTECTION: MYTH OR REALITY?, 14-MAY Nev. Law. 10

Thomas D. Goldberg, CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AFTER REORGANIZATION: DO THOSE WITH THE GOLD MAKE THE RULES?, 25-MAY Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 12

Judge A. Benjamin Goldgar, NOTA BENE WRITING TO CONVINCE A JUDGE: SOME TIPS FROM YOUR AUDIENCE, 20-MAY CBA Rec. 51

Cameron H. Goodman, PIERCING THE CORPORATE VEIL AND HOLDING A NON-SHAREHOLDER LIABLE IN ILLINOIS?, 18 DCBABR 6

Patrick A. Johnson, David Lovett and Stuart Slatter, CORPORATE RECOVERY: MANAGING COMPANIES IN DISTRESS, 25-MAY Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 40

Stephen Kempainen, Dr. Allen Michel and Dr. Israel Shaked, UNDERSTANDING FMV IN BANKRUPTCY, 25-MAY Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 42

Nicole Leonard, THE UNSUSPECTING FIDUCIARY: THE CURIOUS CASE OF PACA AND PERSONAL LIABILITY, 25-MAY Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 32

William L. Medford and Bruce H. White, SECTION 552'S HIDDEN THREAT TO SECURED CREDITORS: THERE GOES YOUR EQUITY CUSHION, 25-MAY Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 28

David Linn, EVERYONE LOVES FOUND MONEY: MAXIMIZING RECOVERY USING "FOUND-MONEY ASSETS", 25-MAY Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 38

Paul A. Rogers, APPLICABILITY OF THE EARMARKING DEFENSE TO A PREFERENCE ACTION, 25-MAY Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 20

Susan M. Thurston, A PREVIEW OF OUR COMING ATTRACTIONS: VALUABLE ENHANCEMENTS TO THE BANKRUPTCY COURTS ELECTRONIC FILING SYSTEM, 25-MAY Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 36

Menachem O. Zelmanovitz, NONDEBTOR RELEASES IN REORGANIZATION PLANS: ARE THEY STILL VIABLE OR A THING OF THE PAST IN THE SECOND CIRCUIT?, 25-MAY Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 16

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