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April 14, 2022

Undisclosed representation of the debtor’s principal resulted in denial of all compensation sought by counsel for the corporate debtor.

April 5, 2022

Judge Klein let a lawyer off the hook for violating Rule 9011 because the lawyer had already been punished enough.

March 11, 2022

Someone seeking to issue a subpoena to a trustee is the proper party to seek leave under the Barton doctrine, Judge Clarkson says.

February 25, 2022

Equitable tolling can extend the two-year deadline for filing complaints, but the deadline can’t be extended without notice to the defendants, even if they are unknown or unknowable.

November 11, 2021

Judge Clarkson laid down guidelines for a lawyer who copies pleadings written by another lawyer in a different case.

November 4, 2021

Until now, there has been surprisingly little precedent directly on point to say that denial of a motion for conversion from chapter 11 to chapter 7 is not a final order subject to appeal

August 18, 2021

Just because a creditor doesn’t cash a distribution check doesn’t mean it’s abandoned and reverts to the debtor.

June 16, 2021

So long as there was no delay in filing the retention application, Judge Tighe identified statutory and practical reasons for allowing compensation for services rendered before entry of a retention order.

April 19, 2021

California district judge sides with the dissenter in the Fifth Circuit in saying that the parallel systems of U.S. Trustees and Bankruptcy Administrators violates the Bankruptcy Clause of the Constitution.

March 2, 2021

Fee-shifting clause in the lease entitled the debtor to recover $606,000 in attorneys’ fees from the landlord for opposing lease assumption.

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