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May 21, 2019
For now, the high court ducks an important automatic stay question for chapter 13 debtors.
May 20, 2019
Judge Perkins in Illinois says the ‘sufficiently rooted’ test from Segal v. Rochelle did not survive Butner and the adoption of the Bankruptcy Code.
Supreme Court gets around to overruling Lubrizol almost 35 years later.
May 14, 2019
Fifth Circuit rejects the ‘recodification canon’ to divest bankruptcy courts of jurisdiction over Social Security suits.
May 10, 2019
Second Circuit won’t give a defendant a windfall if the debtor scheduled the lawsuit in the wrong place but told the trustee and the court.
May 9, 2019
Creditors lack standing in Delaware and other states for derivative liability suits against officers and managers of LPs and LLCs.
May 1, 2019
Even if a debtor has committed fraud, at least three creditors still must join an involuntary petition if the debtor has 12 or more creditors.
April 30, 2019
If the involuntary corporate debtor was deadlocked and unable to act, the dissenter would have permitted a 50% shareholder to seek damage for dismissal of the petition.
April 26, 2019
Fifth Circuit in substance says that state law overcomes the Bankruptcy Code’s broad definition of who’s a creditor entitled to notice.
April 25, 2019
In Taggart v. Lorenzen, the justices sounded largely noncommittal, except for the Chief Justice, who seemed in the debtor’s camp favoring a stricter standard for contempt of the discharge injunction.