Administrative Expense Claims
Judge Grossman finds a way to grant allowances of compensation for services performed before the entry of a retention order.
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.
Another bankruptcy judge rules that the increase in U.S. Trustee fees does not apply to pending chapter 11 cases.
Appeals court holds that a specific request from the debtor isn’t required to justify allowance of an ‘admin’ claim.
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.