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November 21, 2017

Split grows on whether ‘substantial contribution’ claims are limited to chapters 9 and 11.

October 16, 2017

Court shows antipathy to all theories seeking allowance of fees incurred in collecting fees.
Court shows antipathy to all theories seeking allowance of fees incurred in collecting fees.

October 6, 2017

Law v. Siegel didn’t insulate professionals from disgorging interim fee awards.
Law v. Siegel didn’t insulate professionals from disgorging interim fee awards.

October 5, 2017

With no circuit authority, lower courts are split on the fate of standing trustees’ fees when a chapter 13 case is dismissed before confirmation.
With no circuit authority, lower courts are split on the fate of standing trustees’ fees when a chapter 13 case is dismissed before confirmation.

October 4, 2017

Lawyers can’t be reimbursed for advancing filing fees through fee applications or ‘no-look’ fees.
Lawyers can’t be reimbursed for advancing filing fees through fee applications or ‘no-look’ fees.

September 25, 2017

Baker Botts v. ASARCO doesn’t prohibit retention agreements allowing fees for defense of fees, judge holds.