Ninth Circuit abjures bright lines in favor of a flexible approach to defining recoupment.
The Seventh and Ninth Circuits may not be on the same page when it comes contempt citations falling under the Section 362(b)(4) exception to the automatic stay.
In a SARE case, the BAP says that the bankruptcy court cannot deny a lift-stay motion without finding that confirmation is reasonably possible in a reasonable time.
The Supreme Court hasn’t prohibited paying counsel fees for services rendered before the entry of a retention order, Judge Preston says.
Bankruptcy Judge Warren makes sure the sanctions won’t be dischargeable if the offending creditor files his own bankruptcy.
Did the Supreme Court’s Acevedo opinion preclude annulling the stay? The Ninth Circuit BAP says ‘no.’
Misconduct in the prior chapter 11 case barred debtors from proceeding as a small business reorganization under subchapter V of chapter 11.
The Supreme Court declined to decide whether the automatic stay terminates automatically after a repeat filing as to all property or only property of the debtor.