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Liquidators Conducting GOB Sales Are Not ‘Professionals’ Covered by Section 327

U.S. Trustee rebuffed in subjecting liquidators to retention as ‘professionals’ under Section 327.
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Chapter 7 Trustee Is Paid in a Case Converted to Chapter 13

Courts split on allowing compensation to a chapter 7 trustee when the case is converted to chapter 13 before distributions were made.

New York Judge Rails Against the Use of ‘Appearance Counsel’

Multiple ethical violations may occur with the use of so-called appearance counsel in consumer bankruptcies.

Ninth Circuit Requires Explicit Objection to Avoid Forfeiting an Appeal

Ethical issues abound when a committee counsel’s own financial interest conflicts with its client’s interests.
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