Ninth Circuit assumed that transferred property must remain property of the estate after conversion from ‘13’ to ‘7’ before the chapter 7 trustee can avoid an unauthorized transfer under Section 549.
Failure to respond to a well-pleaded complaint implies consent for the bankruptcy court to enter final judgment in an avoidance action, Judge Glenn rules.
The bankruptcy court had ‘core’ jurisdiction over a dispute between two nondebtor third parties because the litigation involved the interpretation of a financing order.
District judge decides that he lacked jurisdiction to enforce a cross-border protocol against foreign liquidators.
The general rule in Langenkamp calling for the waiver of Seventh Amendment rights prevails over the unique facts of a case.
Sovereign immunity required dismissal of a suit to recover the value of a gambling license because the suit wasn’t an ancillary exercise of the bankruptcy court’s in rem jurisdiction over a res.
Fifth Circuit should decide en banc whether nondebtor releases are permissible in receiverships but not in bankruptcy cases.