April 27, 2020
Claims traders are put on notice: Purchasing a claim doesn’t insulate the buyer from disallowance under Section 502(d).
April 21, 2020
Supreme Court won’t decide until late this year or early 2021 whether the automatic stay requires creditors to turn over repossessed property without a turnover action.
An IRA is not a legal entity separate from its owner, according to Bankruptcy Judge Elizabeth E. Brown of Denver
April 17, 2020
The UCC and Barnhill are in accord when it comes to ownership of funds underlying an unpaid check.
April 13, 2020
The value of a disputed claim is proven by showing the likely validity of the claim and the likelihood of recovery, not just by establishing the possible damages.
April 8, 2020
New York district court upholds a typical critical vendor order.
April 7, 2020
Judge Brown of Denver elucidates a third exception to the Barton doctrine barring suits against court-appointed officials.
April 3, 2020
If a creditor objects to chapter 13 eligibility in good faith, the court may look behind the debtor’s schedules to decide whether the debt exceeds the cap.
March 30, 2020
The First Circuit shows no inclination to allow creditors to bust out of the PROMESA restructuring of Puerto Rico’s debt.
March 27, 2020
Environmental fines are discharged in chapter 11 because they do not result from pecuniary loss.