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January 31, 2018

There is no implied assumption of an executory employment contract under the Bankruptcy Code.

January 30, 2018

In the Fifth Circuit, chapter 7 trustees lock in higher compensation.
Second Circuit approves a stay-violation defense in a nonprecedential opinion.

January 29, 2018

New York judge rules that the IRS Handbook is not controlling on auto expenses for the means test.
Circuits are split on requiring a judgment before suing a subsequent transferee.

January 26, 2018

Objection is not required to bar a discharge to an individual who received a chapter 7 discharge within eight years.

January 25, 2018

The Fifth Circuit is being asked to decide whether loan structuring can prevent a borrower from filing bankruptcy.

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.