Administrative Expense Claims
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.
Debtor’s counsel can’t recover prefiling expenses in a ‘no money down’ bankruptcy in the W.D. La.
Circuits are split on requiring use of leased equipment before allowing an administrative claim.
Montana judge cuts committee counsel’s interim allowance to rates charged by debtor’s counsel.
District judge changes local practice in the bankruptcy court on interim awards in chapter 13.
There is no implied assumption of an executory employment contract under the Bankruptcy Code.
In the Fifth Circuit, chapter 7 trustees lock in higher compensation.