UCC’s ‘Predominant Purpose’ Text Isn’t Used to Decide Priority Status Under § 503(b)(9)

A hybrid contract covering both goods and services is accorded priority status under Section 503(b)(9) only for the value of the goods, even if the contract primarily involved the sale of goods.

District Court Says Chapter 13 Trustee Is Paid Even if Dismissal Precedes Confirmation

District judge in Idaho finds no ambiguity in a statute that doesn’t explicitly say whether a chapter 13 trustee is paid if the case is dismissed before confirmation.