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July 15, 2016

Ninth Circuit will decide en banc whether BAPs were “established” by Congress.
Creditor’s unrepentant attitude escalates punitive damages from $33,700 to $250,000.

July 14, 2016

Majority in D.C. Circuit are flexible on judicial estoppel summary judgment motions.
Judge Gross finds Judge Gerber in Lyondell more persuasive than the Second Circuit in Tribune.
Due process failure exposes New GM to liabilities for Old GM’s conduct.

July 13, 2016

Eleventh Circuit allows the government on its own to shut down a health care provider in chapter 11.
Circuit court rules on grounds less favorable for the debtor than the district judge’s.

July 12, 2016

Sometimes only priority creditors will have standing to appeal, Seventh Circuit says.
Eighth Circuit says bankruptcy adequately protects debtors from assertion of stale claims.

July 11, 2016

Ninth Circuit B.A.P. highlights discrimination against chapter 7 debtors.