October 21, 2019
Negotiating a prepackaged asbestos plan and having been paid by the debtor does not disqualify a future claimants’ representative under the disinterestedness standard.
October 17, 2019
A creditor without knowledge of bankruptcy isn’t always entitled to file a late claim in chapters 7, 12, and 13, Judge Harner says.
October 15, 2019
Although Florida permits practicing law under a fictitious name, the Bankruptcy Rules are more rigorous and require full disclosure, new Delaware judge says.
October 10, 2019
The lawyer whose waiver led to Wellness International avoided malpractice by the skin of his teeth.
October 9, 2019
Eleventh Circuit refuses to read words into Section 727(d)(2) that aren’t there.
October 2, 2019
Florida case raises the question of whether the Supreme Court will eventually give bankruptcy a general exemption from arbitration, or an exemption only for core proceedings.
October 1, 2019
Lawyer was sanctioned under Rule 9011 for filing a petition when the lawyer should have known that title had already passed in a foreclosure sale.
September 30, 2019
Appeals court says that the bankruptcy court must always address the existence of a trust when ruling on a motion to modify the automatic stay.
September 20, 2019
Professing to follow Ritzen, Sixth Circuit BAP reverts to a more pragmatic approach to ‘finality.’
September 17, 2019
Discovery abuse in a prior lawsuit can result in nondischargeability in a later bankruptcy.