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    Connecticut Supreme Court Defines Bankruptcy Effect on Contracts

    Michael L. Cook

    Bankruptcy “does not constitute a per se breach of contract and does not excuse performance by the other party in the absence of some further indication that the [debtor] either cannot, or does not, intend to perform,” held the Supreme Court of Connecticut in a lengthy opinion on Nov. 21, 2017. This article presents an analysis of the ruling.

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    Employee Claims in Bankruptcy Pose Significant Liability Exposure

    Shane G. Ramsey and David M. Barnes, Jr.

    Lessons Learned From In re FPMI Solutions Inc.

    There are litanies of potential pitfalls for companies that file for bankruptcy without strictly following the requirements of federal or state employment laws. This article discusses the requirements and how to meet them.

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    When ‘Bankruptcy Remote’ Meets Public Policy

    Pamela J. Martinson

    Serving Two Masters

    This article examines two recent cases, and suggests practices that lenders to BREs can use to reduce the risk of a debtor bankruptcy without compromising the policies underlying bankruptcy and corporate laws.

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