Rochelle's Daily Wire

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August 15, 2023

The same day the Supreme Court decided to hear Purdue, a district judge on Long Island, N.Y., sent dozens of long-stayed sexual abuse cases back to state court where the debtor is not a named defendant.

August 14, 2023

Two judges in Georgia say that personal property is not exempt even if the purchase was traceable to Social Security benefits.

August 11, 2023

Unlike the case we reported on yesterday, there was no ‘related to’ jurisdiction because the outcome of a suit between two nondebtors wouldn’t have a direct effect on the bankrupt estate.

August 10, 2023

There could be ‘related to’ jurisdiction if a lawsuit between nondebtors might reduce claims against the bankrupt estate.

August 9, 2023

The Treasury rate and prime rate are both proper starting points for pegging post-petition interest rates, but starting with Treasurys requires a larger risk premium.

August 8, 2023

The Second Circuit split with the First Circuit, which had permitted nationwide class actions because the discharge injunction is statutory.

August 7, 2023

Monetary defaults, including default rates and fees, must be cured before a debtor may assume a loan agreement, New York’s Judge Bentley rules.

August 4, 2023

The Fifth Circuit avoided deciding whether approval of breakup fees is judged by the more lenient Section 363(b) or the more exacting standard for administrative expenses under Section 503(b).

August 3, 2023

Bound by the Third Circuit’s first LTL decision, the bankruptcy court found that LTL’s rejiggered second filing suffered from the same defect: no immediate financial distress.

August 2, 2023

Splitting with the Tenth Circuit, the Ninth Circuit holds that chapter 13 debtors lose post-petition appreciation in a home if the case converts to chapter 7.