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July 27, 2020

A split panel on the Sixth Circuit held that Section 959(b) barred the debtor from halting participation in a state employees’ pension plan.

July 16, 2020

Can student loans be wiped out as fraudulent transfers that aren’t dischargeable under Section 523(a)(8)?

July 15, 2020

Courts are divided on discharging fines in a corporate chapter 11 case when the government itself was not defrauded.

July 10, 2020

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

July 9, 2020

The Seventh Circuit opinion raises the question of whether (or when) a court may restrict the use of a provision in a chapter 13 plan that Section 1322(b) permits.

June 26, 2020

Is Taggart just a defense that can be waived, or must a debtor plead and prove ‘no objectively reasonable basis’ in a motion for contempt of discharge?

June 2, 2020

Magistrate judge decided that the regulatory power exception to the automatic stay allows the EEOC to proceed, but he stayed the suit by the former employee seeking damages.

May 18, 2020

Fourth Circuit answered a question of first impression where the lower courts disagreed.

May 12, 2020

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

March 27, 2020

Environmental fines are discharged in chapter 11 because they do not result from pecuniary loss.