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September 6, 2018

Narrow reading of ‘equitable mootness’ in Tribune is limited to cases involving a dispute between two classes.

September 5, 2018

Sixth Circuit narrowly rules that a community health service is not a governmental unit and is thus eligible for chapter 11.
Debtors with too much student loan debt are functionally ineligible for any form of bankruptcy relief.

September 4, 2018

Ninth Circuit splits with the First on the interpretation of Section 106(a).

August 31, 2018

Illinois judges disagree on whether direct payments to a mortgagee are “under the plan” and must be made in full to obtain a chapter 13 discharge.

August 30, 2018

Required records and authenticated documents already known to exist are not protected from production by the privilege against self-incrimination.

August 29, 2018

By removing the incumbent board, a receiver can bar the old board from filing a bankruptcy petition, the Ninth Circuit holds.

August 28, 2018

Claims exceeding policy limits convert insurance proceeds into estate property, Fifth Circuit holds.

August 27, 2018

Third Circuit leaves open the question of whether distributions to shareholders in chapter 11 must follow FINRA rules.

August 24, 2018

The Third and Seventh Circuits agree on a concept that limits a debtor’s ability to recover accrued Social Security benefits that are set off before bankruptcy.