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.
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 4, 2022
A country that was ineligible to host a nonmain foreign proceeding was nonetheless held to have the foreign main proceeding.
June 29, 2022
Despite contrary Second Circuit dicta, retiring Judge Robert Drain certified a nationwide class in a suit for violation of the discharge injunction.
March 14, 2022
At the risk of committing error, a district judge in New York reads a third-party release to cover only derivative claims, not direct claims that a creditor may have against a nondebtor.
February 22, 2022
Two district judges are becoming incensed by ‘net winners’ in the Madoff Ponzi scheme who continue litigating and losing on the same issues.
February 17, 2022
A fight between creditors justifies granting a Subchapter V debtor more time to file a plan, Judge Lane says.
November 30, 2021
Judge Garrity wasn’t required to rule on whether Bankruptcy Rule 2004 applies in chapter 15 cases.
November 12, 2021
Insurance coverage disputes are ‘routinely resolved in summary judgment,’ counseling against immediate withdrawal of the reference of a non-core lawsuit, district judge says.