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February 16, 2018

A security retainer held by a foreign liquidator’s U.S. counsel satisfies the chapter 15 requirement of property in the U.S.
A security retainer held by a foreign liquidator’s U.S. counsel satisfies the chapter 15 requirement of property in the U.S.

January 26, 2018

Objection is not required to bar a discharge to an individual who received a chapter 7 discharge within eight years.
Objection is not required to bar a discharge to an individual who received a chapter 7 discharge within eight years.

January 23, 2018

California judge won’t bar the debtor from settling for more than the original $6 million in compensatory damages while forsaking $40 million in punitive damages earmarked for public interest groups.
California judge won’t bar the debtor from settling for more than the original $6 million in compensatory damages while forsaking $40 million in punitive damages earmarked for public interest groups.

December 4, 2017

Judges uses Section 329(a) to vacate a contingency lien for more than the value of the lawyer’s services.
Judges uses Section 329(a) to vacate a contingency lien for more than the value of the lawyer’s services.

September 15, 2017

Differing state laws govern the exemption of tax refunds for individuals.
Differing state laws govern the exemption of tax refunds for individuals.