New Orleans district judge finds discretion in Fifth and Ninth Circuit authority for jurisdiction over an appeal after dismissal of the underlying bankruptcy case.
Fifth Circuit in substance says that state law overcomes the Bankruptcy Code’s broad definition of who’s a creditor entitled to notice.
Judge in Mississippi remands a suit to state court because the notice of removal was filed with the bankruptcy clerk, not the district court clerk.
Congress may have intended to preclude ‘stay and pay,’ but it didn’t succeed.
A crisis befalls smaller companies that can’t afford the huge increase in U.S. Trustee fees.
Per curiam opinion shows that chapter 13 plans aren’t required to be punitive.
A non-objecting creditor is bound by a third-party release even if the release may have been improper.
An appeal from an integrated sale and settlement can be dismissed under Section 363(m), the Fifth Circuit says.
Qualified immunity kicks in when a trustee’s actions don’t qualify for absolute immunity.
Sometimes, a third party’s action can harm the debtor, but a creditor can still prosecute an independent claim against the third party.