Administrative Expense Claims
Ethical issues abound when a committee counsel’s own financial interest conflicts with its client’s interests.
A creditor’s expenses in removing its equipment after contract rejection is not entitled to administrative status.
Circuit court bases its decision on the omission of Section 523(a)(16) from Section 1328(a).
Arizona judge declines to expand Harris v. Viegelahn to cases when conversion precedes confirmation.
Unlike Rodney Dangerfield, Jevic workers get respect when Delaware judge rejects a new settlement they dislike.
Practice point: Be sure that a chapter 13 discharge excepts debtor’s unpaid counsel fees.
An executive with a rejected contract must prove value to have an allowable administrative claim, 9th Circuit BAP says.