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November 30, 2018

A lawyer was personally assessed $257,000 in sanctions for failure to disclose that his client had sold its $14 million claim.
A lawyer was personally assessed $257,000 in sanctions for failure to disclose that his client had sold its $14 million claim.

November 28, 2018

Delaware district judge reads Supreme Court’s Travelers opinion as requiring the allowance of post-petition contractual claims for attorneys’ fees.
Delaware district judge reads Supreme Court’s Travelers opinion as requiring the allowance of post-petition contractual claims for attorneys’ fees.

October 8, 2018

U.S. Trustee rebuffed in subjecting liquidators to retention as ‘professionals’ under Section 327.

September 24, 2018

Courts split on allowing compensation to a chapter 7 trustee when the case is converted to chapter 13 before distributions were made.
Courts split on allowing compensation to a chapter 7 trustee when the case is converted to chapter 13 before distributions were made.

August 7, 2018

Multiple ethical violations may occur with the use of so-called appearance counsel in consumer bankruptcies.
Multiple ethical violations may occur with the use of so-called appearance counsel in consumer bankruptcies.

July 31, 2018

Ethical issues abound when a committee counsel’s own financial interest conflicts with its client’s interests.