Rochelle's Daily Wire

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June 6, 2022

The Supreme Court’s unanimous opinion avoids saying whether the dual system of U.S. Trustees and Bankruptcy Administrators is itself unconstitutional.

June 3, 2022

Absent an ‘actual conflict,’ disqualification is not automatic, the Third Circuit says.

May 31, 2022

Cutting back on knee-jerk invocation of arbitration, the Supreme Court says that agreements to arbitrate are no more enforceable than ordinary contracts.

May 27, 2022

In a case headed for the Tenth Circuit, upholding the dignity of the court overcame the automatic stay.

May 26, 2022

The circuits are split on whether a creditors’ committee may intervene as of right in adversary proceedings under Section 1109(b).

May 25, 2022

Even if a dischargeability suit is based on a contract, the winner is not entitled to fee-shifting if the court rules on noncontract issues.

May 20, 2022

Finally, a circuit court cites Taggart to help a debtor enforce the discharge injunction.

May 17, 2022

The decision by the Supreme Court next term in Bartenwerfer will tell us whether debts can be automatically nondischargeable, even when the debtor is without fault.

May 16, 2022

Special counsel unfamiliar with bankruptcy procedures weren’t excused from the requirement to file a final fee application by the deadline.

May 13, 2022

Unlike chapters 12 and 13, the bankruptcy court in Subchapter V has discretion in selecting the commitment period for confirmation of a cramdown plan.