January 8, 2016
New GM and ignition switch plaintiffs play high-stakes poker in federal court.
Lehman co-underwriters are stuck with worthless contribution claims.
Chicago bankruptcy judge opines on how the circuit should rule on the FDCPA.
Kansas Judge Janice Karlin sympathizes with consumers who can’t afford fees up front.
January 7, 2016
Gutsy Ninth Circuit BAP importunes the Supreme Court to rule on late-filed tax returns.
Lower courts continue ignoring the Eleventh Circuit’s policy statement on the FDCPA.
Ninth Circuit BAP removes another potential barrier to using “chapter 20.”
Equity powers enable a judge to put the screws to a chapter 13 debtor.
January 6, 2016
Circuit split grows on the conflict between the Bankruptcy Code and the FDCPA.
Bankruptcy failed to insulate the Wyly brothers from an SEC asset freeze.