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Business Law Section Blog

Jun 2nd, 2020

White Paper: Commercial Property Insurance Claims in Response to COVID-19

The COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery Task Force has been tackling many important issues since its formation a couple months ago.  The Task Force developed a whitepaper titled “Commercial Property Insurance Claims in Response to COVID-19.”  This whitepaper provides an overview of business interruption coverage included in commercial property insurance coverage in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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May 27th, 2020

Post-Petition Interest Rate in Florida under Unsecured Contractual Claims

by Shirley Palumbo There is a trend in bankruptcy courts across the nation of distinguishing between impairment resulting from a plan and impairment caused by statute.  Depending on the interpretation given by the bankruptcy court, a post-petition interest rate in unsecured contract claims against solvent chapter 11 estates may restrict a creditor’s recovery to the lower federal judgment rate of interest under 28 U.S.C. § 1961, regardless of the agreed terms.     Read More
Apr 27th, 2020

Blast from the Past: Retreat 2018

Check out these fantastic memories from the 2018 BLS Labor Day Retreat. From yoga class to casino night, the BLS members “Charted a Course for Treasure Island,” where they found Health, Wealth & Wisdom.   What's your favorite memory from Retreat 2018? Email us at Read More