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.
August 1, 2023
The court’s ability to compel trial testimony by video doesn’t eradicate the 100-mile limitation on issuance of trial subpoenas.
Rebuffed in the Second Circuit, the Solicitor General is asking the Supreme Court to stay issuance of the mandate that would allow Purdue Pharma to consummate its chapter 11 plan.
July 31, 2023
With claims for abuse of process not available in a bankruptcy case, the offended party must pursue contempt or other sanctions created by the Bankruptcy Code, a California district judge says.
July 28, 2023
Contracts with corporations aren’t likely to be personal services contracts.