A debt that’s been paid in full under state law is discharged even if the debtor never receives a discharge, Judge Klein says.
California judge sides with former Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes by holding that the U.S. Trustee does not have statutory power to appoint an unsecured committee in a chapter 9 case.
To be nondischargeable, a stipulated judgment must lay out facts showing the debt was incurred by false representation or actual fraud.
Judge Montali accuses FERC of a power grab to take the bankruptcy court’s right to rule on the rejection of executory contracts.
Are utility customers entitled to an official committee because they will fund the reorganization plan? Judge Montali says ‘no.’
California judge differs with the Third Circuit regarding the presumption of collateral value flowing from a lender’s proof of secured claim.
District judge won’t withdraw the reference when PG&E rejects power purchase agreements.
An appellate court will decide whether four years of jailing means that civil incarceration has become futile.
Opinion doesn’t cite contrary Ninth Circuit and BAP authority permitting ‘chapter 20.’
Judge Lafferty lays out the standards for specific personal jurisdiction over a foreign defendant who received stolen property.