Professional Compensation/Fees

No Retroactive Adequate Protection in Chapter 13, Judge Trust Says

Long Island judge follows ‘Burt’ Lifland and rules that a secured creditor is not entitled to adequate protections for periods of time before filing a motion giving rise to adequate protection.

Subchapter V Trustees Are Entitled to ‘Reasonable’ Compensation Without a “Cap”

Section 326(b) could have been (incorrectly) read to mean that non-standing subchapter V trustees are not entitled to compensation.
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‘Doing Everything Possible’ Can Result in Cutting a Fee Request, Judge Thad Collins Says

An oversecured lender may not be entitled to a fee allowance from the estate that a private client might be willing to pay.

Court of Claims Upholds Fee Increase for U.S. Trustee System

The Fifth Circuit and now the Court of Claims found no constitutional flaw in the 2017 increase in fees paid by chapter 11 debtors to the U.S. Trustee system.
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