Eleventh Circuit Invited to Sit En Banc on Eligibility for Chapter 15 Recognition

For the time being, the Eleventh Circuit has split with the Second Circuit on whether a chapter 15 debtor must have property in the U.S. to gain foreign recognition.

A Foreign Branch of an FDIC-Insured U.S. Bank Is Ineligible for Chapter 15

A foreign branch of a U.S. bank isn’t a foreign bank eligible for chapter 15.

Lack of Financial Distress Doesn’t Divest a Court of Subject Matter Jurisdiction

Two North Carolina Courts have held within two months that the Bankruptcy Clause doesn’t demand ‘financial distress’ to establish subject matter jurisdiction.