January 22, 2021
Long Island judge follows ‘Burt’ Lifland and rules that a secured creditor is not entitled to adequate protections for periods of time before filing a motion giving rise to adequate protection.
December 10, 2020
Section 326(b) could have been (incorrectly) read to mean that non-standing subchapter V trustees are not entitled to compensation.
December 7, 2020
An oversecured lender may not be entitled to a fee allowance from the estate that a private client might be willing to pay.
December 4, 2020
The Fifth Circuit and now the Court of Claims found no constitutional flaw in the 2017 increase in fees paid by chapter 11 debtors to the U.S. Trustee system.
November 25, 2020
Pursuing appointment benefitted the professional career of the applicant and did not benefit the estate, Judge Silverstein said.
November 17, 2020
Long Island judge finds no ambiguity in two statutes that other courts have found ambiguous when read together.
November 6, 2020
Dissenter in the Fifth Circuit believes that having both U.S. Trustees and bankruptcy administrators violates the Uniformity Clause.
October 19, 2020
Retroactive and nunc pro tunc orders aren’t the same thing, Judge Jaime says. Orders may be retroactive when the power is implied by statute.
October 13, 2020
Lender soon recognized that home foreclosure violated the stay but continued denying liability through seven years of litigation.
September 9, 2020
Since they weren’t bankruptcy lawyers, the firm wasn’t disqualified for the first nondisclosure offense. The second time, Delaware’s Judge Dorsey ordered disqualification and disgorgement