Courts Split on Retention of Property on Individual’s Conversion from Chapter 11 to 7

Ninth Circuit BAP is a better venue for individuals converting from ‘11’ to ‘7.’

Salary Paid for Poor Performance Is No Fraudulent Transfer

Conclusory allegation about insolvency doesn’t overcome a 10-K showing solvency.

Trustee Gets No Fee on Insurance Proceeds Paid to Secured Lender

District judge prescribes local rule for bankruptcy courts.

Even Without Implied Repeal, Filing a Stale Claim Does Not Violate the FDCPA

Louisiana bankruptcy judge splits with Eleventh Circuit’s Crawford decision.

Forward Contract Merchant Waived Ipso Facto Right to Terminate

Judge avoids tough decision on who is a ‘forward contract merchant.’

Dismissal of a Chapter 13 Case Bars Invocation of Judicial Estoppel

Dismissing a chapter 13 case successfully retains the benefit of a lawsuit for the debtor alone.