Delaware bankruptcy judge trusts that dating lawyers at adversary firms didn’t disclose client confidences.
Pursuing appointment benefitted the professional career of the applicant and did not benefit the estate, Judge Silverstein said.
Delaware district judge holds that the final bid at auction, not the lender’s last credit bid, fixes the value of the lender’s collateral.
The government lost a winnable appeal by failing to present evidence in bankruptcy court.
Since they weren’t bankruptcy lawyers, the firm wasn’t disqualified for the first nondisclosure offense. The second time, Delaware’s Judge Dorsey ordered disqualification and disgorgement
On an issue with no appellate authority, a Delaware district judge rules that federal income taxes are administrative claims if filing occurs before the year’s end.
Delaware district judge permits remand when the suit was subject to mandatory abstention.
Environmental fines are discharged in chapter 11 because they do not result from pecuniary loss.
Delaware’s Judge Owens won’t allow perpetrators of a fraudulent transfer to benefit from avoiding the transfer.
The one-year discovery clause in UFTA allows a debtor or trustee to file an avoidance suit even if the ordinary four-year statute has elapsed.