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Fifth Circuit Holds that Chapter 7 Trustees Presumptively Get Statutory Commissions

In the Fifth Circuit, chapter 7 trustees lock in higher compensation.
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BAPCPA Limits Remedies Against Debtors Who Don’t Reaffirm or Surrender

‘Stay and pay’ may not be permissible, but the remedies can be toothless.

Eleventh Circuit Requires No Objection to Overturn a Final Confirmation Order

Split decision allows a lender to take property out of an estate automatically.
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Inventory Liens Always Prevail over Reclamation Claims, Indianapolis Judge Says

BAPCPA amendments were a mess but cleaned up one issue on reclamation, according to Judge Graham.

Goods Delivered Directly to a Debtor’s Customers Never Qualify for 503(b)(9)

Judge Shannon writes an important decision for the era of ecommerce.
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Receipt under Section 503(b)(9) Occurs on Physical Possession, Third Circuit Holds

Third Circuit aids suppliers because ‘receipt’ can occur after ‘delivery.’
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Means Test Applies in a Chapter 7 Case Converted from Chapter 13, Circuit Rules

Eleventh Circuit relies on the ‘evolution’ of Section 707(b) to proscribe an evasion of the means test.
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