September 18, 2018
Third Circuit creates a high standard for revoking a vested contract right.
September 17, 2018
Constitutionally sufficient notice of a bar date may not preclude the use of a class proof of claim under Bankruptcy Rule 7023, Judge Hale says.
September 11, 2018
BAP opinion shows that contempt is virtually impossible to prove in the Ninth Circuit following Taggart.
September 10, 2018
Fourth Circuit disposes of a high-stakes appeal without oral argument in a terse, per curiam opinion incorporating the ‘reasons stated by the district court.’
September 6, 2018
Narrow reading of ‘equitable mootness’ in Tribune is limited to cases involving a dispute between two classes.
September 5, 2018
Sixth Circuit narrowly rules that a community health service is not a governmental unit and is thus eligible for chapter 11.
August 30, 2018
Required records and authenticated documents already known to exist are not protected from production by the privilege against self-incrimination.
August 29, 2018
By removing the incumbent board, a receiver can bar the old board from filing a bankruptcy petition, the Ninth Circuit holds.
August 27, 2018
Third Circuit leaves open the question of whether distributions to shareholders in chapter 11 must follow FINRA rules.
August 20, 2018
Two circuits and a BAP now invoke ‘equitable mootness’ to dismiss appeals from orders confirming chapter 9 municipal debt adjustment plans.