June 23, 2020
The expansive definition of a ‘financial institution’ allows fraudulent transfers to be structured so that no one will ever be held liable.
May 27, 2020
The case from the Third Circuit was not a good vehicle for granting certiorari on either issue, even though there is a circuit split on nonconsensual, third-party releases.
May 11, 2020
A mistake by a lawyer isn’t “deliberate” and therefore can’t be a judicial admission.
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 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.
March 20, 2020
Even the dissenter in the Ninth Circuit would not let a debt buyer off the hook if the complaint were properly pleaded.
March 17, 2020
Judge Grossman finds a way to grant allowances of compensation for services performed before the entry of a retention order.
March 9, 2020
Pending adversary proceedings don’t preclude a finding that the chapter 11 case has been ‘fully administered,’ thus allowing entry of a final decree and cutting off further fees owing to the U.S. Trustee Program.