Two circuits and a BAP now invoke ‘equitable mootness’ to dismiss appeals from orders confirming chapter 9 municipal debt adjustment plans.
Eleventh Circuit abandons the notion that new value must remain unpaid to offset a preference.
Courts are split on whether personal liability to produce suppliers results in a nondischargeable debt under Section 523(a)(4).
Eleventh Circuit holds that dismissing bankruptcy comes too late if claims weren’t disclosed.
Eleventh Circuit explains when a final order may not remain a final order.
Compensation for brain injury is a disability payment, not payment on a tort claim.
Courts are split on the interpretation of BAPCPA’s treatment of automatically rejected leases in chapter 7.
Sympathy for a client won’t make up for counsel’s mistake.
Supreme Court’s subsequent Epic decision casts doubt on opinions overriding arbitration agreements in the bankruptcy context.
District and bankruptcy courts reach diametrically different results on identical facts regarding the same defective medical device.