Circuit split over maritime liens appears headed for the Supreme Court.
Court says circuit opinions on PBGC claims before Supreme Court’s Raleigh opinion are no longer good law.
Judge Erik Kimball explains why retainers are free of lenders’ liens.
Innocent suppliers to Ponzi schemes are given protection from fraudulent transfer claims.
A Stern-infected decision can’t be appealed directly to a court of appeals, the Eleventh Circuit says.
Consistent, dilatory conduct required for dismissing an appeal, circuit says.
Fee issues are collateral, not affecting a final ruling on the merits.
Chapter 13 debtor permitted to surrender collateral and reclassify deficiency as unsecured.
Mishandling collateral is nondischargeable even if the security interest is unperfected.
Eleventh Circuit judicially creates exclusive jurisdiction in the bankruptcy courts.