Rochelle's Daily Wire

ABI Exclusive

November 16, 2021

Circuits are split 2/1 on whether a debtor must have committed a securities law violation before a judgment is made nondischargeable under Section 523(a)(19).

October 20, 2021

Retired Judge Kressel wrote the opinion in 2000 relied on by the Eighth Circuit.

August 10, 2021

Circuit Judge Loken predicts the Supreme Court will abolish equitable mootness if the lower courts don’t cut back and start reviewing the merits of confirmed chapter 11 plans.

July 19, 2021

Federal law allows tribes to determine whether a tribe member’s interest in distributions of gaming revenue will be estate property in bankruptcy, Judge Ridgway says.

June 25, 2021

Courts are continuing to grapple with bifurcated fee arrangements allowing chapter 7 debtors to pay the entire fee after filing.

December 11, 2020

Debts acquired from running a business do not qualify someone for subchapter V of chapter 11 if the business has terminated and the assets are gone, according to Judge Cynthia Norton.

December 7, 2020

An oversecured lender may not be entitled to a fee allowance from the estate that a private client might be willing to pay.

July 28, 2020

Reclamation creditors no longer have liens or administrative claims if a secured lender sucks up all the value in reclaimed goods.

July 10, 2020

In the Bankruptcy Rules, a claim objection isn’t treated like a motion for all purposes, the Eighth Circuit says.

May 12, 2020

Global warming claims were discharged even though the chapter 11 plan did not discharge claims under environmental laws.

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