September 23, 2022
The appeals court rules that the Madoff trustee is entitled to summary judgment together with prejudgment interest at 4%.
September 22, 2022
The length and the effects of the pandemic were capable of being ‘anticipated’ and therefore provide no reason for modifying a fixed fee under Section 328(a).
September 20, 2022
The transferee of a claim doesn’t have standing to object to recording the transfer of a claim to it on the claims docket, Judge Garrity says.
September 15, 2022
Saving Revlon’s bank $500 million, the Second Circuit holds that the law of restitution allows a bank to recover payments made mistakenly when the recipient had no right to receive the payment.
August 29, 2022
A district judge in Brooklyn applied the two most commonly used tests for the ‘ordinary course’ defense to uphold dismissal of preference complaints.
August 25, 2022
A local government removed a lawsuit to bankruptcy court, but the bankruptcy judge turned around and slam-dunked the government for violating the plaintiff’s Fourteenth Amendment rights.
August 23, 2022
Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane in New York barred a chapter 11 claims agent from selling the claims docket to a claims trader in return for a share of the fees earned by the trader.
August 12, 2022
Reversing the bankruptcy court, a district judge ruled that a company may file in chapter 7 even when there are no operations and no assets aside from insurance.
August 4, 2022
A country that was ineligible to host a nonmain foreign proceeding was nonetheless held to have the foreign main proceeding.
July 8, 2022
Second Circuit exercises ‘hypothetical’ appellate jurisdiction when finality is murky.