Second, Fifth, Ninth and Eleventh Circuits agree that supplying “necessaries” by itself won’t justify a maritime lien.
A claim must be disallowed on the validity of the debt before the associated lien can be voided under Section 506(d), the Ninth Circuit BAP holds.
Appeals court talks about discharging a debt when the issue is denial of discharge.
BAP opinion shows that contempt is virtually impossible to prove in the Ninth Circuit following Taggart.
Ninth Circuit splits with the First on the interpretation of Section 106(a).
By removing the incumbent board, a receiver can bar the old board from filing a bankruptcy petition, the Ninth Circuit holds.
Judge Lynch of Tacoma follows Idaho’s Judge Pappas in determining the size of a ‘household’ when someone is a part-time resident.
Ninth Circuit BAP explains when the holder of a nondischargeable claim can be enjoined from collecting during the life of an individual’s chapter 11 plan.
Ethical issues abound when a committee counsel’s own financial interest conflicts with its client’s interests.
Opinion doesn’t cite contrary Ninth Circuit and BAP authority permitting ‘chapter 20.’