Belated Seventh Circuit Opinion May Set Up ‘Cert’: Is Section 505(a) Jurisdictional?

Seventh Circuit again holds that Section 505(a) doesn’t confer jurisdiction for bankruptcy courts to decide how much debtors owe in taxes.

A RICO Case Shows that Final Fee Allowances Don’t Confer Immunity

The RICO suit by Jay Alix Against McKinsey mostly survived a motion to dismiss.

A Fourth Circuit Dissenter Opposes Mass-Tort Injunctions Protecting Non-Debtors

The Fourth Circuit majority upheld a preliminary injunction barring tort suits against a debtor’s nonbankrupt affiliates following a Texas divisional merger.