Amicus Briefs

Syndicated Loan Market Advocacy & Regulatory

The LSTA advocates on behalf of the loan market, and focuses on critical matters (regulations under Dodd-Frank, Leveraged Lending Guidance, FATCA and Bankruptcy reform) that could dramatically affect the loan market and the broader economy.

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Jun 27, 2014

Bank of America v. Caulkett

The LSTA, joined by the Clearing House and the American Bankers Association, filed an amicus brief in support of a petition to the U.S. Supreme Court for a writ of certiorari (seeking review of a case) in Bank of America v. Caulkett that could have important ramifications for secured lenders.

Dec 6, 2012

W.R. Grace

The LSTA submitted an amicus brief to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in In re W.R. Grace & Co.  The issue addressed by the brief was the “absolute priority rule”, the bankruptcy rule that requires that a debtor’s creditors be paid in full before its stockholders recover anything.

Jun 29, 2012


The LSTA filed an amicus brief in CompuCredit Holdings Corporation v. Akanthos Capital Management, LLC, a case that raises the issue of whether collective action by creditors in pre-existing loans constitutes a per-se violation of the anti-trust laws.

Apr 9, 2012

LSTA Submits Joint Amicus Brief to US Supreme Court in RadLAX Bankruptcy Case

The LSTA submitted an amicus brief to the US Supreme Court in the RadLAX Gateway Hotel case, arguing that secured creditors cannot  be prevented from “credit bidding” in an auction of their collateral in a “cram down” plan of reorganization.

Sep 9, 2011

RadLAX Gateway Hotel Inc. v. Amalgamated Bank

The LSTA filed an amicus brief supporting a successful petition for certiorari review by the U.S. Supreme Court in a case involving credit bidding.


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