December 4, 2020
The Fifth Circuit and now the Court of Claims found no constitutional flaw in the 2017 increase in fees paid by chapter 11 debtors to the U.S. Trustee system.
December 2, 2020
New York Court of Appeals decision opens the door to state court suits against third parties who cause debtors to breach contracts with lenders.
December 1, 2020
The Eleventh Circuit makes federal common law to nail companies for a deceased affiliate’s pension underfunding.
November 27, 2020
The Ninth Circuit rules that Taggart raised a ‘significantly high hurdle’ before holding a creditor in contempt of the discharge injunction.
November 25, 2020
Pursuing appointment benefitted the professional career of the applicant and did not benefit the estate, Judge Silverstein said.
November 20, 2020
Sometimes, being too aggressive backfires when the defendant files bankruptcy.
November 19, 2020
Judge Bonapfel explains why injuries to unsecured creditors in bankruptcy are the result of choices made by Congress.
November 18, 2020
Although federal credit unions are not controlled by the government, they are governmental units under the Bankruptcy Code, Judge Jacobvitz says.
November 16, 2020
Before paying up front for a lifetime club membership, read the fine print and consult a lawyer.
November 13, 2020
To measure eligibility for subchapter V, the debtor must not be an affiliate of a public company that has 20% or more of the ‘voting securities.’