June 23, 2021
Jevic didn’t ban structured dismissals when there is no violation of the rules of priority and the alternatives would create greater administrative insolvency.
June 22, 2021
Rooker-Feldman and other principles can bar rejection of a contract even if it’s ‘executory.’
June 18, 2021
Eleventh Circuit splits with four other circuits by holding that the Barton doctrine doesn’t protect trustees once the bankruptcy is over.
June 16, 2021
So long as there was no delay in filing the retention application, Judge Tighe identified statutory and practical reasons for allowing compensation for services rendered before entry of a retention order.
June 9, 2021
An administrative creditor isn’t a ‘guarantor’ of the success of the project, Delaware’s Bankruptcy Judge Goldblatt says.
June 8, 2021
Recent Supreme Court authority supports the conclusion by Delaware’s Judge Sontchi that law from the jurisdiction of incorporation, not federal common law, determines what is or isn’t a business trust eligible for chapter 11.
June 7, 2021
If the district court is adjudicating a suit with “related to” jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1334(b), the district court applies the Bankruptcy Rules, not the Federal Rules, the First Circuit says.
June 4, 2021
Decision by Bankruptcy Judge Michelle Harner demonstrates the flaw in the Fourth Circuit’s rule requiring parallel proceedings in bankruptcy court and in arbitration when disputes are both core and non-core.
June 1, 2021
Part-time self-employment, coupled with debt from a defunct business, qualified the debtor for reorganization under Subchapter V of chapter 11.
May 28, 2021
Circuit Judge Ambro generously interprets Katz to mean that ratification of the Constitution waived state sovereign immunity broadly for suits to augment a bankrupt estate.