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August 20, 2018

Two circuits and a BAP now invoke ‘equitable mootness’ to dismiss appeals from orders confirming chapter 9 municipal debt adjustment plans.

August 17, 2018

Judge Thorne rules that exceptions to the automatic stay do not allow the City of Chicago to retain possession of impounded cars.

August 10, 2018

Puerto Rico’s toll road bonds don’t have statutory liens, circuit court rules.

August 6, 2018

Fifth Circuit Draws on Harris v. Viegelahn to revest all property in the chapter 13 debtor on dismissal.

August 3, 2018

One involuntary petition dismissed in bankruptcy court has now spawned three important opinions at the circuit level.

July 31, 2018

Ethical issues abound when a committee counsel’s own financial interest conflicts with its client’s interests.

July 25, 2018

Eleventh Circuit holds that dismissing bankruptcy comes too late if claims weren’t disclosed.

July 23, 2018

Mediation can result in a binding settlement even without a written agreement.

July 19, 2018

Bondholders won a skirmish but may still lose the war with Puerto Rico.

July 18, 2018

Assuming service was properly effected, Judge Martin Glenn views Wellness International as permitting bankruptcy courts to enter final default judgments in all adversary proceedings.

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