December 23, 2019
Third Circuit emphasizes the limitation of nonconsensual, third-party releases to ‘exceptional’ cases.
December 20, 2019
Now on the district court bench, then-Bankruptcy Judge Frank Volk was upheld in a tricky case involving the government’s right of setoff.
December 19, 2019
Virginia case highlights the damage that will be done to debtor protections if affirmative action is required for a stay violation.
December 18, 2019
Pleas to injustice and unfairness failed to persuade the Seventh Circuit to depart from a state law exemption for wages.
December 17, 2019
A divided Rhode Island Supreme Court ruled that an inherited IRA, not exempt under federal law, is exempt under state law.
December 16, 2019
Over a dissent, the Sixth Circuit holds that FERC may offer its opinion but may not bar a bankruptcy court from rejecting a power purchase agreement after considering the public interest.
December 13, 2019
The Supreme Court wants the government’s opinion about comity and the extraterritorial application of Sections 548 and 550.
December 12, 2019
Disagreeing with a decision by the First Circuit last December, the Fifth Circuit rules that the ‘plain language’ in Section 362(c)(3)(A) does not terminate the automatic stay as to estate property 30 days after the second filing within one year.
December 11, 2019
The city of San Juan unsuccessfully argued that the PROMESA Oversight Board has no fiscal control over municipalities in Puerto Rico.
December 10, 2019
Saying she is in the minority in her district, a new Delaware judge ruled that allowing creditors to opt out won’t permit a plan to impose nonconsensual, third-party releases.