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Courts Are Split on the Interest Rate for Unsecured Creditors of a Solvent Debtor

California judge disagrees with a Texas judge and rules that creditors of a solvent debtor are not entitled to the higher state judgment rate or the higher contract rate.

Judge Isgur Sides with the Third Circuit and Allows Makewhole Premiums

Creditors are entitled to ‘default interest’ when the debtor is solvent.

Sanctions of $150,000 Upheld Against Nationwide Consumer Firm

When $50,000 in sanctions were not enough to coerce compliance with the Code and Rules, the Eleventh Circuit upheld $150,000 in sanctions for a second violation.
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Fifth Circuit Revokes a Controversial Opinion with Dicta on the Solvent-Debtor Exception

Fifth Circuit upholds its prior ruling that disallowing part of a claim under the Bankruptcy Code does not render the claim ‘impaired’ to allow voting on a chapter 11 plan.
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