January 19, 2022
A district judge in Virginia holds that third-party, non-debtor releases must be approved by district judge under Stern and must comply with the strictures of Federal Rule 23.
January 5, 2022
Circuit courts differ on their understanding of Supreme Court precedent and are now split 3/3 on whether a real estate tax foreclosure can be set aside as a constructive fraudulent transfer.
December 16, 2021
Although the bankruptcy court has subject matter jurisdiction after confirmation, the debtor cannot show ‘good cause’ for Rule 2004 discovery if it would confer an ‘unfair strategic advantage.’
December 11, 2021
Despite Fulton, a Chicago bankruptcy judge rules that the City of Chicago might have violated Section 362(a)(4), (a)(6) or (a)(7) by refusing to release impounded cars immediately after a debtor files a chapter 13 petition.
December 2, 2021
The BAP decision may have a hint that failure to stop proceedings after bankruptcy can be an automatic stay violation, even after Fulton.
November 29, 2021
Even when the debtors are not parties to the suit, the stay is violated when a creditor pursues an action to collect a debt owing by the debtors, so says the Ninth Circuit BAP.
November 15, 2021
The circuits are split on whether the Supreme Court’s BFP opinion can be extended to bar fraudulent transfer attacks on in rem real estate tax foreclosures.
November 10, 2021
The Eleventh Circuit has two standards for non-debtor releases: One for free-standing settlements and another for releases engrafted into chapter 11 reorganization plans
October 29, 2021
Standing has three components: statutory standing, constitutional standing and prudential standing, Judge Thuma explains.
October 14, 2021
Pennsylvania’s Judge Conway hints that failure to stop proceedings after bankruptcy can be an automatic stay violation, even after Fulton.