June 24, 2021
Read Judge Grossman’s opinion as though it were a final exam question to see how many issues you spot and whether you come up with the correct answers.
June 23, 2021
Jevic didn’t ban structured dismissals when there is no violation of the rules of priority and the alternatives would create greater administrative insolvency.
June 17, 2021
The lack of specific findings of fact by the arbitrator meant that a treble damage award for willful breach of contract was dischargeable.
May 20, 2021
Filing a chapter 15 petition wasn’t required for a U.S. district court to dismiss a civil action against a German company undergoing insolvency in Germany.
May 12, 2021
At least in New York, a litigation finance agreement can’t be written to remove all of the lender’s exposure to the borrower’s bankruptcy.
April 29, 2021
Long Island’s Judge Grossman explores the intricacies of selling property free and clear for less than the amount of liens.
April 22, 2021
Manhattan’s Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane requires a record in the foreign proceeding showing that third-party releases are in accord with foreign law.
April 20, 2021
Bankruptcy court has power to entertain a nationwide class action asserting a discharge violation.
February 24, 2021
Due process considerations persuaded District Judge Oetken to conclude that a creditor’s claims, unknown at the time, were not barred by a settlement.
February 4, 2021
Congress may have made a mistake in drafting, but the plain language of 28 U.S.C. § 1409(b) must control, Judge Grossman says.