October 16, 2018
Second, Fifth, Ninth and Eleventh Circuits agree that supplying “necessaries” by itself won’t justify a maritime lien.
June 16, 2017
Ninth Circuit is hesitant to make bankruptcy time deadlines jurisdictional.
December 15, 2015
The Ninth Circuit quickly rectifies its own mistake by allowing creditors to recover counsel fees in suits to recover damages for automatic stay violations.
Corporate debtors anticipating disputes with secured lenders have a good reason for filing chapter 11 in California, assuming there is no need for an injunction barring suit against a non-bankrupt third party.