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July 1, 2021

Closing a chapter 11 case after confirmation to avoid U.S. Trustee fees won’t be necessary if the ruling by Judge Sontchi holds up.

June 29, 2021

Supreme Court narrows Spokeo by holding that violation of a statute won’t always give rise to standing and the right to sue for damages.

June 23, 2021

Jevic didn’t ban structured dismissals when there is no violation of the rules of priority and the alternatives would create greater administrative insolvency.

June 22, 2021

Rooker-Feldman and other principles can bar rejection of a contract even if it’s ‘executory.’

June 18, 2021

Eleventh Circuit splits with four other circuits by holding that the Barton doctrine doesn’t protect trustees once the bankruptcy is over.

June 16, 2021

So long as there was no delay in filing the retention application, Judge Tighe identified statutory and practical reasons for allowing compensation for services rendered before entry of a retention order.

June 9, 2021

An administrative creditor isn’t a ‘guarantor’ of the success of the project, Delaware’s Bankruptcy Judge Goldblatt says.

June 8, 2021

Recent Supreme Court authority supports the conclusion by Delaware’s Judge Sontchi that law from the jurisdiction of incorporation, not federal common law, determines what is or isn’t a business trust eligible for chapter 11.

June 7, 2021

If the district court is adjudicating a suit with “related to” jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1334(b), the district court applies the Bankruptcy Rules, not the Federal Rules, the First Circuit says.

June 4, 2021

Decision by Bankruptcy Judge Michelle Harner demonstrates the flaw in the Fourth Circuit’s rule requiring parallel proceedings in bankruptcy court and in arbitration when disputes are both core and non-core.