February 17, 2022
A fight between creditors justifies granting a Subchapter V debtor more time to file a plan, Judge Lane says.
April 22, 2021
Manhattan’s Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane requires a record in the foreign proceeding showing that third-party releases are in accord with foreign law.
April 27, 2020
Claims traders are put on notice: Purchasing a claim doesn’t insulate the buyer from disallowance under Section 502(d).
June 19, 2019
Judge Sean Lane publishes an opinion to nip an improper discovery tactic in the bud.
June 5, 2019
Allegedly repudiating U.S. dollar obligations won’t preclude a finding of property in the U.S., Judge Lane rules.
February 20, 2019
Although the parties were sophisticated, New York judge finds that a liquidated damages clause was actually an unenforceable penalty.
August 7, 2018
Multiple ethical violations may occur with the use of so-called appearance counsel in consumer bankruptcies.
April 26, 2018
The Second Circuit’s Barnet opinion on Section 109(a)’s requirement of property in the U.S. is satisfied by claims located in the U.S.
December 8, 2017
‘Bankruptcy tourism’ seems unaffected by an unusual cross-border insolvency.
October 19, 2017
Stay violation and turnover suits held proper extraterritorial application of U.S. law.