A creditor was allowed to keep a voluntary, post-petition payment on a pre-petition debt that the debtor made with non-estate property.
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.