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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

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.