New York Southern District
Venue in the bankruptcy court is ok for suits brought under a liquidating plan.
Multiple ethical violations may occur with the use of so-called appearance counsel in consumer bankruptcies.
Assuming service was properly effected, Judge Martin Glenn views Wellness International as permitting bankruptcy courts to enter final default judgments in all adversary proceedings.
Firm allowed to drop a creditor-client and represent the debtor in chapter 11.
New York bankruptcy judge approves retention of a crisis manger under Section 363(b) who might be disqualified under Section 327(a).
Arbitration agreement doesn’t preclude discovery in chapter 15, district judge rules.
Ten years later, courts are still sorting out who’s liable for Old GM’s failure to disclose a known defect.
The Second Circuit’s Barnet opinion on Section 109(a)’s requirement of property in the U.S. is satisfied by claims located in the U.S.
Bankruptcy Judge Shelley C. Chapman skirts an arbitration agreement to allow discovery.
Principles of comity justify enforcing a U.K. scheme of arrangement that releases non-filed affiliates’ guarantees.