July 17, 2020
Did the Supreme Court’s Acevedo opinion preclude annulling the stay? The Ninth Circuit BAP says ‘no.’
July 9, 2020
The Seventh Circuit opinion raises the question of whether (or when) a court may restrict the use of a provision in a chapter 13 plan that Section 1322(b) permits.
July 2, 2020
The Supreme Court declined to decide whether the automatic stay terminates automatically after a repeat filing as to all property or only property of the debtor.
June 24, 2020
Eventually, the Supreme Court will decide whether bankruptcy is a unique exception to the general rule that arbitration agreements are rigorously enforced.
June 19, 2020
Second Circuit says that later Supreme Court authority did not undermine the appeals court’s prior decision that creditors cannot compel arbitration of discharge violations.
June 11, 2020
Chicago judge cut rent by 75% after governor prohibited on-premises dining in the debtor’s restaurant.
June 2, 2020
Magistrate judge decided that the regulatory power exception to the automatic stay allows the EEOC to proceed, but he stayed the suit by the former employee seeking damages.
May 29, 2020
The obligation on a mortgage is incurred when the mortgage is granted, even though the payment default may occur after filing, Judge Thuma says.
May 15, 2020
Judge Klein’s opinion reads like an amicus brief urging the Supreme Court to grant ‘cert’ and resolve a circuit split by taking sides with the majority on Section 362(c)(3)(A).
May 6, 2020
Bankruptcy Judge Grossman explores the extent to which the Supreme Court’s Acevedo decision bars courts from granting relief retroactively.