September 22, 2022
The length and the effects of the pandemic were capable of being ‘anticipated’ and therefore provide no reason for modifying a fixed fee under Section 328(a).
September 21, 2022
When disbursement depends on subsequent court approval, the transfer still occurs beforehand when the deposit was made in custodia legis.
September 20, 2022
The transferee of a claim doesn’t have standing to object to recording the transfer of a claim to it on the claims docket, Judge Garrity says.
September 19, 2022
Following the Model Rules and erecting ethical screens allows adversary lawyers to date and marry.
September 16, 2022
Foreign creditors not subject to ‘specific personal jurisdiction’ in the U.S. can violate the automatic stay with impunity.
September 15, 2022
Saving Revlon’s bank $500 million, the Second Circuit holds that the law of restitution allows a bank to recover payments made mistakenly when the recipient had no right to receive the payment.
September 13, 2022
Being removed from an official committee doesn’t harm the former member’s pecuniary interests and therefore doesn’t confer appellate standing.
September 8, 2022
Violating a PACA trust does not result in ‘defalcation while acting in a fiduciary capacity’ that makes a debt nondischargeable, the Eleventh Circuit held in upholding Bankruptcy Judge Roberta Colton.
September 6, 2022
Judge Graham in Indianapolis sees the Seventh Circuit as interpreting ‘related to’ jurisdiction narrowly and not inclined to halt lawsuits against nondebtors without a direct effect on the bankrupt estate.
August 31, 2022
Dissenter in the Ninth Circuit would have held that unimpaired creditors of a solvent debtor get no interest whatsoever, although impaired creditors are entitled to interest.