So long as there was no delay in filing the retention application, Judge Tighe identified statutory and practical reasons for allowing compensation for services rendered before entry of a retention order.
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.
An expectancy interest in a trust isn’t “property” to underlay a fraudulent transfer suit.
Electing English law upheld, even though no one had any connection with the U.K.
Bankruptcy Judge Scott Clarkson of Santa Ana, Calif., issued the first reported decision on the new small business reorganization law that became effective on February 19.
The claim of a member of a creditors’ committee was subordinated because she evaded disclosure that her claims would consume the entire estate.
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.’