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February 26, 2024

The Fifth Circuit used Section 363(m) to avoid ruling on equitable mootness following consummation of a chapter 11 plan.

February 23, 2024

Extending statutes of limitations does not affect ‘substantive’ rights, thus the Rules Enabling Act does not preclude a rule from allowing an extension, Judge Julie Manning says.

February 14, 2024

If the requisites for a preliminary injunction are met, a trustee might be able to freeze some of a preference defendant’s assets when a prejudgment attachment is not available.

February 8, 2024

Like Bankruptcy Judge Lopez in Houston, Delaware’s Judge Goldblatt decided that Delaware law governing LLCs can’t eliminate rights that are fundamental in federal bankruptcy law.

February 6, 2024

A debtor has one bite at the apple to enforce discharge. Take your pick: state or federal court, but not both.

January 30, 2024

When there has been a division of marital property, does a debtor only hold legal title to property given to the spouse?

January 25, 2024

The Fifth Circuit answered one of the two questions being posed at this year’s Duberstein Moot Court Competition.

January 5, 2024

The Sixth Circuit holds that a debtor cannot recover attorneys’ fees from the U.S. Trustee under the EAJA in a contested matter, but leaves open the possibility of liability for counsel fees in a losing adversary proceeding.

January 4, 2024

Bankruptcy Judge Whitley says that a no-opt-out plan for a solvent debtor might violate creditors’ due process and jury trial rights.

December 11, 2023

Some authority from the Supreme Court suggests that a contempt order without imposition of attorneys’ fees would not be final in a bankruptcy case.