How to ruin a good case: have your adversary arrested during mediation.
A security retainer held by a foreign liquidator’s U.S. counsel satisfies the chapter 15 requirement of property in the U.S.
Courts split on which change of venue statute applies to ‘related to’ suits in district court.
A secured creditor making the 1111(b) election is not automatically entitled to a due-on-sale clause paying the claim in full if the property is sold after confirmation.
Repaying a fraudulent transfer won’t elevate a disallowed claim to allowed status.
Objection is not required to bar a discharge to an individual who received a chapter 7 discharge within eight years.
California judge won’t bar the debtor from settling for more than the original $6 million in compensatory damages while forsaking $40 million in punitive damages earmarked for public interest groups.
Lender cannot hide behind a disclaimer to avoid sanctions for violating the discharge injunction, Ninth Circuit BAP holds.
Mortgage lender fails to export the Eleventh Circuit’s Failla decision to the Ninth Circuit.
Ninth Circuit won’t rehear DBSI, creating a split with the Seventh Circuit on Sections 106(a)(1) and 544(b)(1).