Asset Sales

To Invoke Equitable or Statutory Mootness, the Record Must Be Clear that a Sale Closed

Unsubstantiated statements that a sale closed didn’t persuade a district judge in Dallas to invoke equitable or statutory mootness.

Bankruptcy Settlement Didn’t Discharge All Environmental Claims, New York Judge Says

Due process considerations persuaded District Judge Oetken to conclude that a creditor’s claims, unknown at the time, were not barred by a settlement.

Espinosa Doesn’t Forgive All Procedural Defects in Confirmation, Judge Ludwig Says

To sell free and clear, someone with an interest in the property must receive the notice required for service of a summons and complaint. Actual notice doesn’t suffice.