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January 24, 2018

Bankruptcy judge finds bad faith for walking out on a fully documented but unsigned settlement.

January 23, 2018

California judge won’t bar the debtor from settling for more than the original $6 million in compensatory damages while forsaking $40 million in punitive damages earmarked for public interest groups.

January 22, 2018

Fraudulent transfer suit isn’t always required to recover fraudulently transferred property.
Lender cannot hide behind a disclaimer to avoid sanctions for violating the discharge injunction, Ninth Circuit BAP holds.

January 19, 2018

Losing its patience with late-filed appeals, the Fifth Circuit is close to making significant sanctions automatic.

January 18, 2018

Waiving the automatic stay and immediately closing a sale does not make Section 363(m) inapplicable.

January 17, 2018

Opinion does not mean that a DIP financing lien terminates when collateral is transferred.

January 16, 2018

First Circuit follows the Fourth Circuit’s Lubrizol and rejects the Seventh Circuit’s Sunbeam.

January 15, 2018

High court to decide whether a false oral statement about one asset results in nondischargeability.
A federal court can undermine a state court judgment without offending Rooker-Feldman, Third Circuit says.