Attorneys for Embattled Chinese Businessman Speak on Fashion Mall Settlement

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Attorneys for Embattled Chinese Businessman Speak on Fashion Mall Settlement

Peter Russin and Daniel Gonzalez of Miami firm Meland Russin and Budwick say their client, Zeng Zheng Du, was in a “zero-sum game” that led him to settle the litigation.

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Miami Hospital Sold For $30M Out Of Bankruptcy

A Florida bankruptcy judge on Monday approved the sale of a shuttered Miami hospital to Variety Children’s Hospital for $30 million after VCH entered the only bid for the property and its assets.

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2018 Chambers USA Guide Ranks Meland Russin & Budwick And Its Attorneys in Bankruptcy/Restructuring And Commercial Litigation

The 2018 Chambers USA Guide, a prestigious ranking of the nation’s top firms and attorneys published by Chambers and Partners, recognizes the work of Meland Russin & Budwick and its attorneys in the practice areas of Bankruptcy & Restructuring and Commercial Litigation.

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Bankrupt Miami Hospital Gets OK For Ch. 11 Auction Plans

A shuttered Miami hospital in Chapter 11 stayed on track to be sold in auction in late June when a Florida bankruptcy judge gave her blessing to the sale process Monday after approving a settlement the parties reached to resolve objections from the unsecured creditors committee.

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Miami hospital files Chapter 11 with $67M in debt

Miami International Medical Center LLC, which ran the recently closed Miami Medical Center, has filed Chapter 11 while listing $31.4 million in assets versus $67.3 million in liabilities.

Posted in In the News, Peter D. Russin - In the news

Billionaire, fund manager buy Coconut Grove properties out of bankruptcy

A company managed by billionaire insurance magnate William R. Berkley and equity fund manager Bruce Berkowitz acquired a collection of properties in Miami’s Coconut Grove at bankruptcy auction for $5.4 million.

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The buyers of six key lots in West Grove aren’t so mysterious after all

The “mystery” buyers who won six sought after West Coconut Grove lots in U.S. bankruptcy court are not so mysterious after all: They are well known Miami financial figures Bruce Berkowitz and Bill Mahone.

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Bruce Berkowitz and billionaire W.R. Berkley buy Coconut Grove site

A company led by billionaire William Berkley and Bruce Berkowitz of Fairholme Holdings just picked up pieces of an assemblage in west Coconut Grove.

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Revealed: Buyers of 6 Coconut Grove Properties in Bankruptcy Sale

The $5.4 million purchase of six lots along Miami’s Grand Avenue is the latest development for a storied stretch that’s been mired in lawsuits, including a bankruptcy filing, and is home to dilapidated buildings and vacant parcels.

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An Unlimited Reach-Back Period When IRS Is Triggering Creditor?

Using the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as the “triggering creditor” under § 544(b) of the Bankruptcy Code provides a powerful tool for bankruptcy trustees to reach back for periods of 10 or more years in the pursuit of fraudulent conveyances that are otherwise outside the applicable state law statutes of limitation.

Posted in In the News, Meaghan Murphy - In the News, Peter D. Russin - In the news