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
September 8, 2020
Will there be occasions where the government must pay a debtor’s counsel’s fees when a U.S. Trustee unsuccessfully opposes a debtor’s initiative?
September 2, 2020
The power to order disgorgement of fees arose under Section 105(a), not from Sections 330 or 331.
August 18, 2020
Anything less than full disgorgement must be supported by ‘sound reasons’ and ‘solid evidence,’ the Tenth Circuit says.
August 3, 2020
The UCC protects retainers in the hands of lawyers from secured lenders bent on glomming their collateral.
July 23, 2020
The Supreme Court hasn’t prohibited paying counsel fees for services rendered before the entry of a retention order, Judge Preston says.
May 26, 2020
Bankruptcy Judge David Jones finds the Jay Alix Protocol to be ‘completely unnecessary.’
May 21, 2020
If a chapter 13 plan isn’t confirmed, the debtor’s counsel is paid.
May 20, 2020
Successful liquidation doesn’t automatically mean maximum compensation.
April 7, 2020
Judge Brown of Denver elucidates a third exception to the Barton doctrine barring suits against court-appointed officials.