February 5, 2020
First Circuit rules that an order finding a stay violation must be appealed before the bankruptcy court grants an award of attorneys’ fees.
February 4, 2020
Employer contributions to Puerto Rico’s retirement system did not qualify as ‘special revenues,’ with the result that bondholders’ liens were cut off on the filing date.
February 3, 2020
Michigan judges disagree about the court’s ability to consider Social Security benefits in deciding whether a chapter plan was proposed in good faith.
January 31, 2020
District judge decides that he lacked jurisdiction to enforce a cross-border protocol against foreign liquidators.
January 30, 2020
Careful drafting and copious documentation are required for a bifurcated fee arrangement to pass muster in chapter 7.
January 29, 2020
The one-year discovery clause in UFTA allows a debtor or trustee to file an avoidance suit even if the ordinary four-year statute has elapsed.
January 28, 2020
The Supreme Court has ducked the split twice in recent years but should tackle the question this time around.
January 27, 2020
Sixth Circuit upholds dismissal of claims for reverse veil piercing and reverse alter ego.
January 24, 2020
Courts are split on the question of whether the incorporation of AAA rules by reference allows arbitrators to decide threshold questions of arbitrability and validity of an agreement to arbitrate.
January 23, 2020
Courts are divided on whether the district court loses jurisdiction to stay proceedings in bankruptcy court after the filing of a notice of appeal.