Rochelle's Daily Wire

ABI Exclusive

June 16, 2022

Substantial consummation under Section 1193(b) was defined by the bankruptcy court to mean commencement of distributions to some but not all creditor classes.

June 15, 2022

The Supreme Court on June 13 declined to hear two bankruptcy cases in the term to begin next October.

June 14, 2022

Status as a ‘known’ or ‘unknown’ creditor misses the point when a lease was either assumed or rode through the chapter 11 case, Judge Jernigan says.

June 6, 2022

The Supreme Court’s unanimous opinion avoids saying whether the dual system of U.S. Trustees and Bankruptcy Administrators is itself unconstitutional.

May 23, 2022

First Circuit won’t allow artful pleading to avoid the automatic stay in municipal bankruptcies.

May 13, 2022

Unlike chapters 12 and 13, the bankruptcy court in Subchapter V has discretion in selecting the commitment period for confirmation of a cramdown plan.

May 5, 2022

Federal preemption allowed rejection of the defined benefit pension plan for Puerto Rico’s teachers.

April 28, 2022

Redesignation under the SBRA might become a hot topic once again when (if) Congress raises the cap back to $7.5 million.

April 20, 2022

At oral argument, the justices seemed more concerned about the remedy to give if the dual fee system was unconstitutional.

April 18, 2022

Curtailing equitable mootness will benefit the bankruptcy community by fostering appellate decisions that clarify the standards for confirmation of chapter 11 plans.