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February 20, 2018

How to ruin a good case: have your adversary arrested during mediation.

February 16, 2018

A security retainer held by a foreign liquidator’s U.S. counsel satisfies the chapter 15 requirement of property in the U.S.

February 13, 2018

Courts split on which change of venue statute applies to ‘related to’ suits in district court.

February 9, 2018

Courts split on whether Section 108(a) extension of statutes of limitations applies to chapter 13 debtors.

February 8, 2018

Relation-back kicks in if an earlier motion contains the elements of a complaint.

February 7, 2018

A defense that fails the ‘laugh test’ still beats a summary judgment motion, district judge says.

February 5, 2018

Repaying a fraudulent transfer won’t elevate a disallowed claim to allowed status.
Courts are also split on whether a five-year plan begins on confirmation or on the first chapter 13 plan payment.

February 2, 2018

Judge refuses to issue declaratory judgments about Puerto Rico’s use of tax revenues.

February 1, 2018

Sovereign immunity protects a tribe even after successful veil piercing.