August 6, 2021
Fifth Circuit rejects technical arguments aimed at skirting Section 363(m) and statutory mootness of a sale order.
August 5, 2021
Even for egregious, repeated violations of Bankruptcy Rule 3002.1, the bankruptcy court may only award recovery of economic losses, never punitive damages.
August 4, 2021
The Ninth Circuit BAP joins the minority on an issue that’s headed for the court of appeals.
August 3, 2021
The Seventh Circuit provided a useful guide for how much supervision a lawyer must provide when a nonlawyer is doing most of the work.
August 2, 2021
Ninth Circuit BAP doesn’t require a formal motion to dismiss with prejudice when a debtor files a voluntary motion to dismiss as of right under Section 1307(b).
July 30, 2021
The $13,650 cap on priority claims for each employee under an ‘employee benefit plan’ applies to each benefit plan, not to all of an employer’s benefit plans added together, the Seventh Circuit says.
July 29, 2021
Tenth Circuit splits with the Third and Seventh Circuits on allowing a debtor to cure defaults after a five-year plan has ended.
July 28, 2021
Taking sides with the minority on a split, bankruptcy judges in Kansas allow chapter 13 debtors to retain windfalls acquired after filing.
July 27, 2021
Critical vendor status is a defense to a preference claim only when the defendant was specifically named in an order, stipulation or agreement requiring full payment of the creditor’s prepetition claim, Judge Dorsey says.
July 26, 2021
If the complaint was properly plead, a general default judgment might invoke issue preclusion to bar discharge of a debt.