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Displaying Journal Articles with Topic 1st Circuit

February 18, 2019

The appeals court is attempting to avoid chaos despite ruling that the appointment of Puerto Rico Oversight Board members violated the Appointments Clause of the Constitution.

February 1, 2019

First Circuit reverses, upholding the validity of bondholders’ security interests in $2.9 billion of collateral.

December 14, 2018

In the first opinion at the circuit level, the First Circuit latches onto the lousy drafting of Section 362(c)(3)(A) to end the automatic stay entirely, 30 days after the second filing within a year.

October 15, 2018

Section 1322(c) allows a debtor to cure a mortgage default so long as the foreclosure deed was not recorded before bankruptcy.

September 24, 2018

Courts split on allowing compensation to a chapter 7 trustee when the case is converted to chapter 13 before distributions were made.

September 7, 2018

Defining collateral by reference in a UCC-1 is held invalid in Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy.

August 10, 2018

Puerto Rico’s toll road bonds don’t have statutory liens, circuit court rules.

August 6, 2018

Two Boston judges agree: The 10% penalty for early withdrawals from a retirement account doesn’t have priority under Section 508(a)(8).

July 17, 2018

PROMESA’s authority is in the Territories Clause of the Constitution, District Judge Swain says.

June 12, 2018

Seven weeks apart, two circuits reach diametrically different conclusions about good faith as a defense to an intentional act that violates the discharge injunction.

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