October 11, 2023
A bankruptcy judge in New York was deferential to foreign liquidators using chapter 15 to extinguish a lawsuit in the U.S. that they saw as a nuisance.
October 10, 2023
A secured lender need not obtain a deficiency judgment to retain a claim against an insurer for a shortfall in a bankruptcy sale, Bankruptcy Judge Grossman says.
October 6, 2023
Bankruptcy Judge Alan Koschik declined to follow cases decided before Congress amended Section 522(f) to preclude avoiding judicial liens securing domestic support obligations.
October 5, 2023
Judge Jacobvitz of New Mexico follows Judge Harner of Maryland in developing a standard for deciding whether a Subchapter V debtor may extend the time for filing a plan.
October 4, 2023
Consolidating student loans after filing creates a post-petition debt that can’t be discharged without filing bankruptcy again.
October 3, 2023
The Second Circuit found discretion to avoid a constructively fraudulent transfer of exempt property that would have enabled the debtor to pay her creditors in full.
October 2, 2023
Delaware’s Judge Goldblatt seems to be recommending that the Third Circuit close a loophole in confidentiality agreements.
September 29, 2023
The Supreme Court will hear two bankruptcy cases in the new term: nondebtor releases, and refunds for overpayment of U.S. Trustee fees.
A district judge in New York reversed the bankruptcy court, which had held that a Kuwaiti public pension fund was not entitled to sovereign immunity for having engaged in commercial activity.
September 28, 2023
The ‘police and regulatory’ exception to the automatic stay applies when the FTC is only seeking injunctive and equitable relief, the D.C. Circuit says.