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Claims Discharged in Chapter 7 Revive If the Case Is Converted to Chapter 13

Courts are split over the effect on claims discharged in chapter 7 if the debtor converts the case to chapter 13.

Bankruptcy Court Alone May Decide Whether a Claim Is Estate Property, BAP Says

Bankruptcy Court Alone May Decide Whether a Claim Is Estate Property, BAP Says
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Ninth Circuit Says Assumption Under Section 365(p) Doesn’t Also Require Reaffirmation

Lease assumption is binding even if the debtor doesn’t follow the procedural requirements of Section 365(p).
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No Contempt for the IRS on Discharge Without Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies

Is Taggart just a defense that can be waived, or must a debtor plead and prove ‘no objectively reasonable basis’ in a motion for contempt of discharge?

Appeal Heads Toward the Fourth Circuit on Arbitration of Discharge Violations

Eventually, the Supreme Court will decide whether bankruptcy is a unique exception to the general rule that arbitration agreements are rigorously enforced.

Ninth Circuit Now Permits Nonconsensual, Third-Party Releases in Chapter 11 Plans

Aligning with the Third Circuit, the Ninth Circuit says that lower courts were reading its prior decisions too broadly.
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Taggart Didn’t Let Corporate Employees Off the Hook for a Stay Violation

Tortious or fraudulent conduct needn’t be shown to hold a corporate employee liable for violating the automatic stay.

Another Case Shows the Need to Provide Remedies for Discharge Violations

Discharge was violated, but sanctions are likely out of reach.
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