In a recent decision from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada, three proofs of claim filed on behalf of LVNV Funding, LLC — a creditor assignee in the chapter 13 bankruptcy case commenced by Antonia Andrade-Garcia — were disallowed because the statute of limitations on the underlying claims had long ago expired.
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia recently issued an opinion detailing the reimbursement limitations under the Bankruptcy Code for services provided by a trustee’s law firm in a chapter 7 case.
Hon. Christopher S. Sontchi approved the retention application of debtors’ counsel over the objection of the U.S.
How are subchapter V trustees compensated? The answer under the Code depends on whether the trustee is a standing or nonstanding subchapter V trustee. In reality, though, the answer should be the same in all cases, because, while 28 U.S.C.
As ABI President Hon.
A California bankruptcy court has held that the right to seek attorneys’ fees for violations of the Civil Rights Act applies to fees incurred protecting a civil rights judgment in a bankruptcy proceeding.
Recently, in Rivers v. Aufrecht (In re Galloway), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit spared an attorney from sanctions and disgorgement directives, reversing the bankruptcy court after consideration of the totality of the facts in the case.
The McDermott International bankruptcy plan had already been confirmed by the time the hearing was held on the retention applications described herein. The Honorable David R.
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Alabama recently issued a reminder for all attorneys trying to ensure payment for their work. The warning? Exercise a little common sense, practice a little professional courtesy, and don’t jump right into litigation.
Panelists will discuss ethical issues relating to due diligence and debtor and creditor actions online as well as practice pointers for engaging in social media.
Hosted by the Ethics and Professional Compensation and Commercial and Regulatory Law Committees Social media and privacy are areas of opportunity — and concern. Today’s law practice requires that care be taken in both areas. This panel will explore the impact of privacy and social media issues on security, ethics and compensation.
This panel hosted by Ethics & Professional Compensation and Technology & Intellectual Property Committees will navigate the use and impact of the media in any bankruptcy case can pose challenging ethical dilemmas that are only exacerbated in highprofile cases. The panelists will explore these issues and share some of their personal insights and stories.
Beware of the Traps: Ethical and Fiduciary Issues for Committee Members and Professionals
Trustee Selection in Commercial Bankruptcy Cases: Who Wins the Battle to Control the Estate?
Adams and Reese LLP
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Salt Lake City, UT
King & Spalding
Membership Relations Director
LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Panama City Beach, FL
U.S. Department of Justice
Special Projects Leader
Blank Rome LLP