June 16, 2020
Bankruptcy Judge David Warren warns small business trustees that they won’t be compensated if they are “overzealous” or undertake “unnecessary or duplicative services.”
June 11, 2020
Chicago judge cut rent by 75% after governor prohibited on-premises dining in the debtor’s restaurant.
June 10, 2020
Courts are divided on whether PPP litigation is ‘core’ or not.
June 9, 2020
More important law from Madoff: Filing a claim waives the right to a jury trial in district court even if the claim is denied or withdrawn, district judge rules.
June 4, 2020
A claim must be disallowed based on the invalidity of the debt before the associated lien can be voided under Section 506(d), the Ninth Circuit ruled in upholding the BAP.
June 2, 2020
Magistrate judge decided that the regulatory power exception to the automatic stay allows the EEOC to proceed, but he stayed the suit by the former employee seeking damages.
June 1, 2020
Sufficiently listing an asset anywhere in the schedules and SOFA will result in abandonment if the asset was not administered by the trustee, Utah district judge holds.
May 29, 2020
The obligation on a mortgage is incurred when the mortgage is granted, even though the payment default may occur after filing, Judge Thuma says.
May 28, 2020
The First Circuit BAP evidently believes that a transfer occurred, even though an ordinary check wasn’t cashed.
May 27, 2020
The case from the Third Circuit was not a good vehicle for granting certiorari on either issue, even though there is a circuit split on nonconsensual, third-party releases.