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Suit by Foreign Liquidators Was Remanded to State Court

Delaware district judge permits remand when the suit was subject to mandatory abstention.
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Ninth Circuit Creates a Legal Fiction to Uphold Recovery of an Unauthorized Transfer

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.
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Bankruptcy Court Still Has Power to Enter Final Judgments by Default after Wellness

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.

Bankruptcy Court Had ‘Core’ Jurisdiction over Third-Party Dispute, Third Circuit Says

The bankruptcy court had ‘core’ jurisdiction over a dispute between two nondebtor third parties because the litigation involved the interpretation of a financing order.
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U.S. Receivership Court Had No Jurisdiction over Foreign Liquidators

District judge decides that he lacked jurisdiction to enforce a cross-border protocol against foreign liquidators.

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