October 22, 2020
Section 106 wasn’t sufficiently explicit to waive sovereign immunity for Indian tribes, Judge Frank Bailey said in siding with the Sixth Circuit and differing with the Ninth Circuit.
October 9, 2020
A gaming license in Pennsylvania is a revocable ‘privilege.’
September 18, 2020
Ninth Circuit abjures bright lines in favor of a flexible approach to defining recoupment.
September 14, 2020
The government lost a winnable appeal by failing to present evidence in bankruptcy court.
July 30, 2020
On an issue with no appellate authority, a Delaware district judge rules that federal income taxes are administrative claims if filing occurs before the year’s end.
July 27, 2020
A split panel on the Sixth Circuit held that Section 959(b) barred the debtor from halting participation in a state employees’ pension plan.
July 16, 2020
Can student loans be wiped out as fraudulent transfers that aren’t dischargeable under Section 523(a)(8)?
July 15, 2020
Courts are divided on discharging fines in a corporate chapter 11 case when the government itself was not defrauded.
July 10, 2020
In the Bankruptcy Rules, a claim objection isn’t treated like a motion for all purposes, the Eighth Circuit says.
July 9, 2020
The Seventh Circuit opinion raises the question of whether (or when) a court may restrict the use of a provision in a chapter 13 plan that Section 1322(b) permits.