March 1, 2021
In a removed action, nationwide service under Bankruptcy Rule 7004 can give a district court personal jurisdiction, even though the state court would lack personal jurisdiction.
February 22, 2021
Federal Rule 54(b) is not an alternative to 28 U.S.C. § 158(a)(3) and Bankruptcy Rule 8004 for certifying an interlocutory appeal.
January 18, 2021
When there’s ‘no fair ground of doubt’ about a discharge violation, the creditor should settle or make an offer of settlement to avoid larger damages after trial.
January 8, 2021
Atlanta judge gave the benefit of the doubt to the debtor on a discharge violation, but limited damages to the recovery of attorneys’ fees.
December 30, 2020
Chapter 13 debtors lost an exemption in a new home after converting to chapter 7 because they didn’t follow the rules.
December 29, 2020
The Eleventh Circuit decided that the SBA acted within its rulemaking power by precluding chapter 11 debtors from receiving PPP loans under the CARES Act.
December 21, 2020
Eleventh Circuit hits an attorney for a brief citing Bugs Bunny rather than caselaw authority.
December 1, 2020
The Eleventh Circuit makes federal common law to nail companies for a deceased affiliate’s pension underfunding.
November 19, 2020
Judge Bonapfel explains why injuries to unsecured creditors in bankruptcy are the result of choices made by Congress.
November 13, 2020
To measure eligibility for subchapter V, the debtor must not be an affiliate of a public company that has 20% or more of the ‘voting securities.’