October 14, 2021
Pennsylvania’s Judge Conway hints that failure to stop proceedings after bankruptcy can be an automatic stay violation, even after Fulton.
October 1, 2021
There can be no question about whether the beneficiary of a surety bond has been ‘paid in full’ before the surety has subrogation rights.
September 27, 2021
Newly applicable law permitted a chapter 13 debtor to cram down a lien that the debtor previously had considered to be valid.
September 22, 2021
The Third Circuit made more rules to decide whether an insurance company can be insulated from failure-to-warn claims by the channeling injunction in a chapter 11 ‘asbestos’ plan.
September 16, 2021
Lack of authority on point is no defense to a willful violation of the automatic stay, according to the Third Circuit.
September 14, 2021
On a question where the courts are split, a New Jersey bankruptcy judge allowed the chapter 13 debtor to retain a $100,000 increase in value when he sold his home.
September 7, 2021
Although Section 1141(d)(1) sets a default rule only discharging claims that arose before confirmation, Circuit Judge Ambro says that a plan may alter the default rule and allow discharge of administrative claims arising after confirmation.
September 2, 2021
The Supreme Court’s Grupo Mexicano decision doesn’t bar a bankruptcy court from freezing a defendant’s assets prior to judgment in a fraud action, Judge Sontchi says.
July 27, 2021
Critical vendor status is a defense to a preference claim only when the defendant was specifically named in an order, stipulation or agreement requiring full payment of the creditor’s prepetition claim, Judge Dorsey says.
July 9, 2021
Courts are split on whether a debtor may amend a chapter 13 plan to cure post-petition defaults on a principal residence.