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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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Fifth Circuit Facilitates ‘No Money Down’ Chapter 13s

Bankruptcy courts must cooperate before debtors’ counsel are assured of being reimbursed for advancing costs and expenses before filing.
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A Pension Withdrawal Claim Arises Before Withdrawal Occurs, Manhattan Judge Says

Bankruptcy Judge Wiles politely says that the Sixth Circuit reached the correct result for the wrong reason.

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