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January 30, 2018

In the Fifth Circuit, chapter 7 trustees lock in higher compensation.
In the Fifth Circuit, chapter 7 trustees lock in higher compensation.

January 23, 2018

California judge won’t bar the debtor from settling for more than the original $6 million in compensatory damages while forsaking $40 million in punitive damages earmarked for public interest groups.
California judge won’t bar the debtor from settling for more than the original $6 million in compensatory damages while forsaking $40 million in punitive damages earmarked for public interest groups.

December 4, 2017

Judges uses Section 329(a) to vacate a contingency lien for more than the value of the lawyer’s services.
Judges uses Section 329(a) to vacate a contingency lien for more than the value of the lawyer’s services.

October 16, 2017

Court shows antipathy to all theories seeking allowance of fees incurred in collecting fees.
Court shows antipathy to all theories seeking allowance of fees incurred in collecting fees.

October 6, 2017

Law v. Siegel didn’t insulate professionals from disgorging interim fee awards.
Law v. Siegel didn’t insulate professionals from disgorging interim fee awards.