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October 3, 2018

A claim must be disallowed on the validity of the debt before the associated lien can be voided under Section 506(d), the Ninth Circuit BAP holds.

October 2, 2018

Law firm suspended 90 days for multiple violations of rules of professional conduct.
Already primed to rule on nonjudicial foreclosure, the Supreme Court might take cases involving contempt, the automatic stay and trademarks.

October 1, 2018

Jevic doesn’t mandate forcing professionals to disgorge interim allowances to achieve a pro rata distribution to administrative claimants in an administrative insolvency.

September 28, 2018

The addition of Section 362(b)(3) is held not to affect the ‘freeze rule’ with regard to lapsing security interests.

September 27, 2018

A bankruptcy judge’s finding regarding status as a good faith purchaser is not the final word on appeal.

September 26, 2018

Judge Glenn in Manhattan straightens up some of the mess created when GM didn’t disclose ignition switch defects before confirmation.

September 25, 2018

Delaware district judge rules that the bankruptcy court has final adjudicatory power to include third-party releases in confirmation orders.

September 24, 2018

Courts split on allowing compensation to a chapter 7 trustee when the case is converted to chapter 13 before distributions were made.