Picks of the Month: Required Bankruptcy Reading for October 2007

Here are the picks of the month for October 2007.

To the right is a Stu's Views cartoon by Stu Rees, and was the feature cartoon for Halloween 2007 on Tom Kirkendall's Houston Clear Thinkers Blog under the blog post entitled, "A Halloween Harbinger?"

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Stephen M. Bainbridge, MUCH ADO ABOUT LITTLE? DIRECTORS' FIDUCIARY DUTIES IN THE VICINITY OF INSOLVENCY, 1 J. Bus. & Tech. L. 335

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Royce de R. Barondes,
FIDUCIARY DUTIES IN DISTRESSED CORPORATIONS: SECOND-GENERATION ISSUES, 1 J. Bus. & Tech. L. 371

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Carrianne Basler, Michelle Campbell, and Rebecca A. Roof, "DIALING FOR DOLLARS" AND OTHER TACTICS FOR FINDING CASH FOR THE ESTATE, 26-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 28

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Jason Binford, DEADLINE HARD LINE: BOWLES V. RUSSELL AND THE SPECIAL SIGNIFICANCE OF STATUTORY DEADLINES, 26-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst J. 22

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Richard A. Booth, THE DUTY TO CREDITORS RECONSIDERED-FILLING A MUCH NEEDED GAP IN CORPORATION LAW, 1 J. Bus. & Tech. L. 415

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C.R. "Chip" Bowles Jr., CLAIMS TRADING, GOOD FAITH, IMPUTATION, HYGIENE AND... FOOTBALL? ENRON CORP. v. SPRINGFIELD ASSOC., et al., 26-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 20

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J. William Callison, WHY A FIDUCIARY DUTY SHIFT TO CREDITORS OF INSOLVENT BUSINESS ENTITIES IS INCORRECT AS A MATTER OF THEORY AND PRACTICE, 1 J. Bus. & Tech. L. 431

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John M. Czarnertzky, HURRICANE KATRINA AND THE REVISED BANKRUPTCY CODE: KICK 'EM WHILE THEY'RE DOWN," 77 Miss. L.J. 735

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Jens Dammann, CORPORATE OSTRACISM: FREEZING OUT CONTROLLING SHAREHOLDERS, 33 J. Corp. L. 681

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Caspar Davey, REVIEW OF CROSS-BORDER DEBT RESTRUCTURINGS WRITTEN BY: ESTEBAN C. BULJEVICH, 26-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 42

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Elizabeth Dunshee, MULTIPLE REPRESENTATION IN SHAREHOLDER DERIVATIVE SUITS: DO THE CURRENT RULES DO ENOUGH TO PROMOTE INFORMED CONSENT?, 9 Del. L. Rev. 213

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William N. Eskridge Jr., THE CONTINUUM OF DEFERENCE: SUPREME COURT TREATMENT OF AGENCY STAUTORY INTERPRETATIONS FROM CHEVRON TO HAMDAN, 96 Geo. L.J. 1083

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Matthew E. Fischer and Eric N. Feldman, RECENT CASE LAW DEVELOPMENTS RELATING TO DELAWARE ALTERNATIVE ENTITIES, 9 Del. L. Rev. 179

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C. Douglas Floyd, THREE FACES OF SUPPLEMENTAL JURISDICTION AFTER THE DEMISE OF UNITED MINE WORKERS v. GIBBS, 60 Fla. L. Rev. 277

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Adam Gallagher, PENSIONS AND RESTRUCTURING: DEALING WITH THE LIVING DEAD?, 26-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 30

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Daniel M. Glosband, BANKRUPTCY COURT REJECTS CAYMAN PROCEEDINGS OF BEAR STERNS HEDGE FUNDS, 26-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 38

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Leonard P. Goldberger, FIVE EASY PIECES: A GUIDE TO DEALING WITH D&O INSURANCE IN SUBPRIME MORTGAGE BANKRUPTCY CASES, 26-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 18

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Pamela L.J. Huff and Russell C. Silberglied, FROM PRODUCTION RESOURCES TO PEOPLES DEPARTMENT STORES: A SIMILAR RESPONSE BY DELAWARE AND CANADIAN COURTS ON THE FIDUCIARY DUTIES OF DIRECTORS TO CREDITORS OF INSOLVENT COMPANIES, 1 J. Bus. & Tech. L. 455

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Harold L. Kaplan and Timothy R. Casey, RECOUPMENT IN HEALTH CARE BANKRUPTCIES: A SHRINKING ISSUE?, 26-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 16

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Joshua T. Klein, PRIORITY OF STATE LAW POSSESSORY LIENS OVER PERFECTED SECURITY INTERESTS: IN RE BORDEN, 26-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 32

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Jonathon M. Landers, REFLECTIONS ON LOAN-TO-OWN TRENDS, 26-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 1

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Roger A. Lane, DIRECT CREDITOR CLAIMS FOR BREACH OF FIDUCIARY DUTY: IS THEY IS, OR IS THEY AIN'T? A PRACTITIONER'S NOTES FROM THE FIELD, 1 J. Bus. & Tech. L. 483

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Donna W. Mckenzie-Skene, DIRECTORS' DUTY TO CREDITORS OF A FINANCIALLY DISTRESSED COMPANY: A PERSPECTIVE FROM ACROSS THE POND,  1 J. Bus. & Tech. L. 499

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David Millon, PIERCING THE CORPORATE VEIL, FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, AND THE LIMITS OF LIMITED LIABILITY, 56 Emory L.J. 1305

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Michael H. Reed, SUPREME COURT'S RECENT CERCLA DECISION COULD AFFECT BANKRUPTCY CASES, 26-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 40

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Larry E. Ribstein and Kelli A. Alces, DIRECTORS' DUTIES IN FAILING FIRMS, 1 J. Bus. & Tech. L. 529

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R. Davis Rice, MCCULLOUGH v. GOODRICH & PENNINGTON MORTGAGE FUND, INC.: ARE SECURED CREDITORS REALLY "SECURE" FROM THIRD PARTY IMPAIRMENT OF COLLATERAL?, 59 S.C. L. Rev. 455

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Douglas L. Rogers, A SEARCH FOR THE BALANCE IN THE DISCOVERY OF ESI SINCE DECEMBER 1, 2006, 14 Rich. J.L. & Tech. 8

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James L. Ryan, CONSIDERING NON-BANKRUPTCY ALTERNATIVES IN THE WAKE OF THE REVISED BANKRUPTCY CODE, 20 DCBA BRIEF 24

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Simone M. Sepe, DIRECTORS' DUTY TO CREDITORS AND THE DEBT CONTRACT, 1 J. Bus. & Tech. L. 553

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James M. Shea Jr., WHO IS AT THE TABLE? INTERPRETING DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR AD HOC GROUPS OF INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS UNDER FEDERAL RULE OF BANKRUPTCY PROCEDURE 2019, 76 Fordham L. Rev. 2561

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Marvin E. Sprouse, GOVERNMENTAL RECOUPMENT: AN EQUITABLE REMEDY WITH AN EQUITABLE RESULT?, 26-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 12

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J. Kate Stickles and Patrick J. Reilly, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR DAMAGES: ARE THEY CAPPED UNDER SECTION 502(B)(6)?, 26-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 36

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Kit Weitnauer, ELEVENTH CIRCUIT MUDDLES VALUATION RULES, 26-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 34

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David B. Wheeler, RECOVERING GUARANTEED DEBT: IS THE FOURTH CIRCUIT CHANGING THE RULES?, 26-OCT Am. Bankr. Inst. J. 24

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Charles M. Yablon, FAILED LAWYERS AND THE SOURCES OF SATIRE, 15 Geo. Mason L. Rev. 775

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