January 20, 2023
The first court of appeals to rule on a question where lower courts are split, the Tenth Circuit finds the statute unambiguous and requires a chapter 13 trustee to disgorge his or her fee if the case is dismissed before confirmation.
January 9, 2023
All three courts to confront the question have now ordered the government to refund overpayments of U.S. Trustee fees.
January 3, 2023
A court filing by a claims trader was stricken from the docket because it contained judges’ direct email addresses.
December 29, 2022
An opinion by Thomas Ambro shows how the Third Circuit won’t cut any slack for nonbankruptcy lawyers when it comes to retention disclosure.
December 5, 2022
Appealing an order appointing a chapter 11 trustee does not entitle the DIP’s counsel to compensation pending appeal, Judge Klein says.
November 28, 2022
Pittsburgh Bankruptcy Judge Gregory Taddonio says that lawyers must search in PACER before signing up a new client.
November 14, 2022
The Second Circuit essentially reissued its original decision from last year by again requiring the U.S. Trustee to refund the overpayment of unconstitutional fees.
November 7, 2022
Harris v. Viegelahn bars any payment by a chapter 13 trustee after conversion, not just payments to creditors, Judge LaShonda Hunt says.
October 12, 2022
Counsel run the risk of being paid lower local rates in ‘mega’ cases filed in the Eastern District of Virginia.
September 22, 2022
The length and the effects of the pandemic were capable of being ‘anticipated’ and therefore provide no reason for modifying a fixed fee under Section 328(a).