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Judge Finds a Workaround to Avoid Using Nunc Pro Tunc Retentions

Judge Grossman finds a way to grant allowances of compensation for services performed before the entry of a retention order.

Delaware Judge Upholds U.S. Trustee Fee Increase in Pending Cases

Parting with some other bankruptcy courts, Judge Walrath upholds the constitutionality of the major increase in U.S. Trustee fees that was imposed on pending cases in early 2018.
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Fifth Circuit to Rule on Whether Increased U.S. Trustee Fees Are Retroactive

Another bankruptcy judge rules that the increase in U.S. Trustee fees does not apply to pending chapter 11 cases.
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Fifth Circuit Clarifies ‘Admin’ Status for a Drilling Contractor’s Post-Rejection Claims

Appeals court holds that a specific request from the debtor isn’t required to justify allowance of an ‘admin’ claim.
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Increased U.S. Trustee Fees Stick to ‘Revolvers’ but Not to Pending Cases

Seventh Circuit reverses and imposes the U.S. Trustee fee on ‘revolver sweeps,’ but Judge Huennekens rules that the fee increase violates two clauses in the Constitution.
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