Houghton Mifflin: Practically Proper Improper Venue

Law360, New York (August 21, 2012, 4:41 PM EDT) -- Potential changes to bankruptcy venue laws have been much in the news recently, focusing on legislation now pending before Congress to amend those laws as they apply to corporate debtors. Against that backdrop, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York issued a decision this summer that, while accepting the usual rules regarding where bankruptcy cases may be properly venued, offers important insight regarding parties’ waivers of, or agreements with respect to, those rules.

In In re Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, Judge...
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