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August 2, 2019

Fifth Circuit now says that student loans must ‘impose intolerable difficulties’ to be dischargeable.

August 1, 2019

Appeals court holds that a specific request from the debtor isn’t required to justify allowance of an ‘admin’ claim.

July 25, 2019

Fifth Circuit permits bar orders in receiverships while blocking nonconsensual, third-party releases in chapter 11 plans.

July 10, 2019

Mississippi’s Judge Samson writes a treatise on the priorities between a secured lender and the provider of a payment and performance bond.

June 24, 2019

A plan’s declaration that disputed property belongs to the debtor’s estate must be challenged before confirmation becomes final.

June 20, 2019

Fifth Circuit overturns a settlement that barred officers and directors from accessing insurance policies.

June 11, 2019

Fairness and economic realities persuade Judge Jernigan to insulate a contractor from a preference claim.

June 4, 2019

Fifth Circuit generally holds that heightened pleading standards in Rule 9(b) do not apply to claims that don’t rely on fraudulent activity, even though the overall scheme may be fraudulent.

May 30, 2019

Having previously made an ‘Erie’ guess finding no good faith defense to a fraudulent transfer, the Fifth Circuit now certifies the issue to the Texas Supreme Court.

May 15, 2019

Bankruptcy courts must cooperate before debtors’ counsel are assured of being reimbursed for advancing costs and expenses before filing.