New York Southern District
Defendants in lawsuits by Lehman Brothers are stuck in bankruptcy court until the cases are ready for a jury trial.
Judge Garrity in New York adopts a narrow view of ‘commercial information’ that may be redacted in a court filing.
In a large ‘prepack,’ the debtor was required to spend $80,000 a month for its depository bank to obtain a bond required by Section 345(b).
Judge Sean Lane publishes an opinion to nip an improper discovery tactic in the bud.
First Amendment doesn’t compel deduction of religious contributions in finding an ‘undue hardship’ justifying the discharge of student loans.
Allegedly repudiating U.S. dollar obligations won’t preclude a finding of property in the U.S., Judge Lane rules.
SDNY opinion seems to mean that a bank may freeze a debtor’s entire bank account at filing, without violating the automatic stay.
Bankruptcy Judge Wiles explains the jurisdictional, statutory and constitutional reasons why nonconsensual releases are improper in the Second Circuit except in exceptional circumstances.
New York district judge is the most recent court to uphold an injunction implementing a $7.2 billion Madoff settlement.
Judge Bernstein distinguishes a Second Circuit opinion to rule that a makewhole premium is allowable in bankruptcy.