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January 5, 2018

Venezuela let off the hook for expropriating assets.
Judge issues a tongue-lashing for a three-year reorganization that rewards lawyers but pays nothing so far to sexual abuse claimants.

January 4, 2018

Large student loans do not justify dismissal of a chapter 13 case when chapter 11 is the only alternative, Bankruptcy Judge Janet S. Baer says.

January 3, 2018

Boasting about ‘strong financial condition’ must be in writing for the debt to be nondischargeable, Fifth Circuit says.

January 2, 2018

Delaware district and bankruptcy judges now disagree with the Second Circuit’s holding that the federal safe harbor preempts state fraudulent transfer law.

December 29, 2017

Converting to chapter 13 to prevent the sale of a home in chapter 7 is not bad faith.

December 28, 2017

Chicago judge finds flexibility for granting ‘protection’ claims under Section 543(c)(1).

December 27, 2017

Madoff spawns more law, this time on expert testimony about the good faith defense to a fraudulent transfer with ‘actual intent.’

December 26, 2017

New York judge enforces a French reorganization similar to a U.S. prepack.
Ninth Circuit won’t rehear DBSI, creating a split with the Seventh Circuit on Sections 106(a)(1) and 544(b)(1).