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July 10, 2024

Expedience is no substitute for disinterestedness when it comes to retention of a chapter 11 debtor’s general counsel.

June 24, 2024

Judge Huennekens explained that a church’s immunity for receipt of a constructively fraudulent transfer only applies if the transferor was an individual and the transferor was the debtor.

June 10, 2024

Bankruptcy Judge Brian Kenney ruled that an indenture trustee must be on a committee when the debt is ‘overwhelmingly’ held by bondholders.

November 17, 2023

The ‘broad’ definition of ‘claim’ by the Supreme Court in Johnson led Judge Huennekens to hold that in rem rights against a debtor’s property give rise to a ‘claim.’

July 27, 2023

Future liability on a lease was counted as a liquidated, noncontingent debt in calculating whether the Subchapter V debtor had more than $7.5 million in debt.

July 12, 2023

Bankruptcy Judge Klinette H. Kindred declined to expand Bartenwerfer by imputing fraud or larceny when the debtor wasn’t a partner or agent.

May 23, 2023

The $7.5 million debt cap for Subchapter V doesn’t include the debt of affiliates who file later.

March 27, 2023

Although collecting a ‘DSO’ from non-estate property is permitted by Section 362(b)(2)(B), a district judge says that an in personam suit against the debtor can violate the automatic stay.

March 24, 2023

One of the biggest unanswered questions in chapter 13 sometimes forces debtors to keep homes they need to sell or strips away appreciation if they are forced to sell.

February 16, 2023

An act of Congress that waived sovereign immunity for Marines at Camp Lejeune meant that personal injury tort claims did not arise when the injury was sustained.