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August 15, 2022

Res judicata can bar a claim in a later lawsuit if it wasn’t raised in bankruptcy court, given a bankruptcy court’s broad jurisdiction.

August 12, 2022

Reversing the bankruptcy court, a district judge ruled that a company may file in chapter 7 even when there are no operations and no assets aside from insurance.

August 10, 2022

Fifth Circuit finds ‘related to’ jurisdiction in a lawsuit between two third parties who were neither debtors nor creditors.

August 9, 2022

After a technical correction by Congress, now only affiliates of reporting companies are excluded from Subchapter V of chapter 11.

August 4, 2022

A country that was ineligible to host a nonmain foreign proceeding was nonetheless held to have the foreign main proceeding.

August 3, 2022

If the government isn’t suing on a claim originally owing to the U.S., a trustee can’t use the six-year statute of limitations in the FDCPA.

August 2, 2022

Two or three years from now, the Tenth Circuit may have a chance to agree or disagree with the Fifth Circuit on an important question under Section 544(b).

July 26, 2022

A shipment received by a debtor within 20 days of filing gives the creditor both an administrative claim and a new value defense to a preference, the Eleventh Circuit says.

July 25, 2022

FERC tried the patience of the Fifth Circuit by arguing again that the agency can bar a chapter 11 debtor from rejecting a filed-rate contract.

July 22, 2022

When a secured lender credit bids, a buyer’s premium can be a legitimate surcharge against the lender’s collateral, Judge Rodriguez says.