California Northern District
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.’
District judge won’t withdraw the reference when PG&E rejects power purchase agreements.
Judge Lafferty lays out the standards for specific personal jurisdiction over a foreign defendant who received stolen property.
A security retainer held by a foreign liquidator’s U.S. counsel satisfies the chapter 15 requirement of property in the U.S.
A tax return late by three years wasn’t ‘honest and reasonable.’
Ninth Circuit can split with the Second on bar to removal of suits under the ’33 Securities Act.
A ‘profound impact’ on an estate does not by itself result in a ‘core’ claim.
District judge follows Ninth Circuit BAP on stay termination for serial filers.
District Court says Supreme Court did not impliedly overrule Ninth Circuit’s Johnson decision.