Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corporation, No. 15-649
Reversing the Third Circuit in Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corp., the Supreme Court ruled (6-2) on March 22 in an opinion by Justice Stephen G. Breyer that the bankruptcy court, without consent from affected parties, cannot approve so-called structured dismissals that “deviate from the basic priority rules,” not even in rare cases.
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Click here for Bill Rochelle's analysis of the ruling.
December 7, 2016
Watch ABI Editor-at-Large Bill Rochelle provide a recap of the oral argument: