Fifth Circuit Has Rigid Standards for Chapter 7 Debtors to Have Standing to Appeal

An individual chapter 7 debtor has standing to appeal if the appeal could affect the debtor’s right to a discharge.

Delaware Bankruptcy Judge Dismisses a Lawsuit for Forum Non Conveniens

Although a chapter 11 plan can bind parties throughout the world, Judge Sontchi wouldn’t let a foreign debtor sue a foreign bank in the Delaware bankruptcy court over a transaction that occurred in England.

Johnson & Johnson Venue Transferred from North Carolina to New Jersey

Deciding to transfer venue, a North Carolina bankruptcy judge said that the debtor underwent a corporate restructuring ‘purely for the purpose of filing bankruptcy.’