October 17, 2023
Supreme Court to decide whether a creditor has standing to object to any provision in a chapter 11 plan, even provisions that don’t affect the creditor.
September 29, 2023
The Supreme Court will hear two bankruptcy cases in the new term: nondebtor releases, and refunds for overpayment of U.S. Trustee fees.
August 1, 2023
Rebuffed in the Second Circuit, the Solicitor General is asking the Supreme Court to stay issuance of the mandate that would allow Purdue Pharma to consummate its chapter 11 plan.
July 10, 2023
In a motion to stay the issuance of the mandate, the government has announced that it will be filing a petition for certiorari asking the Supreme Court to review the Second Circuit’s Purdue decision allowing bankruptcy courts to issue releases to nondebtors.
June 27, 2023
Split 5/4, the Supreme Court rules that denial of a motion to compel arbitration automatically imposes a stay pending appeal.
June 16, 2023
The Supreme Court resolved a split of circuits in an opinion that could give support to the notion that arbitration agreements are not enforceable in bankruptcy.
May 30, 2023
The high court’s ruling on the Takings Clause also seems to mean that real estate tax foreclosures can be avoided as constructively fraudulent transfers.
May 17, 2023
The Supreme Court ducked the question of whether Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories are entitled to Eleventh Amendment sovereign immunity just like states.
April 28, 2023
Eighteenth century ‘history and tradition’ might govern the constitutionality of real estate tax foreclosures where the government retains sale proceeds in excess of unpaid taxes.
April 26, 2023
It appears as though the Supreme Court will decide Lac du Flambeau based entirely on textual analysis of Section 106(a), which does not explicitly abrogate sovereign immunity as to Native American tribes.