August 21, 2019
Bankruptcy Judge Carol A. Doyle parses the limited duties of a chapter 7 debtor to the estate.
August 20, 2019
Someday, the Supreme Court will decide whether bankruptcy has an exemption from arbitration not available in ordinary commercial litigation.
August 19, 2019
Does inaction or refusal to turn over estate property absent a turnover order violate the automatic stay?
August 16, 2019
On an appeal involving contempt of the discharge injunction, would the circuit court have reached a different conclusion by employing the standard under Taggart?
August 15, 2019
A debtor’s assertion of estate claims implicates ‘real party in interest,’ not Article III standing, circuit court says.
August 14, 2019
If the parties litigate but the defendant eventually defaults, the default judgment can result in nondischargeability via issue preclusion, Eleventh Circuit holds.
August 13, 2019
Appeals court laudably provides guidance for lower courts by ruling on the merits of a chapter 11 plan and not dismissing an appeal for being equitably moot.
August 12, 2019
Federal Circuit upholds dismissal of regulatory ‘takings’ claims against New GM.
August 9, 2019
Conflicting standards among the circuits warrant a grant of certiorari to define ‘undue hardship’ required for discharging a student loan.
August 8, 2019
BAP reversed the bankruptcy court’s ruling that personal liability on a discharged debt was resurrected in ‘chapter 20.’