Earlier this month, Judge Carey in Delaware weighed in on third-party releases in his opinion confirming the Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan for Abeinsa Holdings, Inc., et al. Back in February, we reviewed Judge Delano’s third-party release decision in HWA Properties, a Middle District of Florida case. In that case, the court refused to permit

In drafting a bankruptcy plan, causes of action often appear to be an overlooked step-child. Type A bankruptcy lawyers like us spend hours carefully drafting or dissecting the language on assets, liabilities, potential preferences, plan effective dates, and the like, while spending very little time fleshing out and providing for causes of action held by