California district judge sides with the dissenter in the Fifth Circuit in saying that the parallel systems of U.S. Trustees and Bankruptcy Administrators violates the Bankruptcy Clause of the Constitution.
Fee-shifting clause in the lease entitled the debtor to recover $606,000 in attorneys’ fees from the landlord for opposing lease assumption.
Bankruptcy court evicted a debtor from his residence because he didn’t qualify for the Covid-19 moratoria.
Are the lower courts out of step with the Supreme Court when it comes to enforcement of arbitration of disputes in bankruptcy court?
California judge disagrees with a Texas judge and rules that creditors of a solvent debtor are not entitled to the higher state judgment rate or the higher contract rate.
An expectancy interest in a trust isn’t “property” to underlay a fraudulent transfer suit.
Title doesn’t control: Jointly owned property is nonetheless community property in a dispute with a bankruptcy trustee, the California Supreme Court says.
Judge Christopher Klein parses the burdens of proof on conversion, dismissal and right to a discharge for an individual in chapter 11.
Electing English law upheld, even though no one had any connection with the U.K.
Retroactive and nunc pro tunc orders aren’t the same thing, Judge Jaime says. Orders may be retroactive when the power is implied by statute.