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July 17, 2024

New York’s Judge Sean Lane saw no reason for forcing holders of a $148 million defamation judgment ‘to wait years’ for a ‘modest distribution.’

July 9, 2024

Having previously set aside a $240,000 sanction as criminal contempt, the Fifth Circuit affirmed $450,000 in civil contempt against the same contemnor in the same bankruptcy case.

July 5, 2024

Tort claims are usually unliquidated, but a contract claim is liquidated if it’s precisely determinable by agreement or operation of law, Judge Lori Vaughan says.

July 1, 2024

To resolve a circuit split, the Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether a trustee can sue the government to recover a fraudulent transfer under state law when sovereign immunity would bar an ‘actual creditor’ from suing.

June 27, 2024

The Second Circuit gives competitors license to mount false advertising unless it’s ‘virtually certain’ to affect a debtor’s customer contracts or goodwill.

June 25, 2024

The circuits are split on whether a creditor has an ‘unfettered’ right to join as an involuntary petitioner.

June 17, 2024

Saying that the constitutional infirmity was “small” and “short-lived,” the majority decided that prospective relief was enough because Congress subsequently enacted a law mandating uniformity in the future with regard to fees for U.S. Trustees and Bankruptcy Administrators

June 14, 2024

Although there was no split of circuits, the Supreme Court decided that Congress provided a sufficient remedy by requiring uniform fees going forward.

June 6, 2024

Bankruptcy Judge Eduardo Rodriguez of Houston opined on the limited powers of a Subchapter V trustee.

May 31, 2024

The Fifth Circuit joins two other circuits in requiring ‘more’ to amend a proof of claim after confirmation of a chapter 11 plan.