October 10, 2023
A secured lender need not obtain a deficiency judgment to retain a claim against an insurer for a shortfall in a bankruptcy sale, Bankruptcy Judge Grossman says.
October 5, 2023
Judge Jacobvitz of New Mexico follows Judge Harner of Maryland in developing a standard for deciding whether a Subchapter V debtor may extend the time for filing a plan.
October 2, 2023
Delaware’s Judge Goldblatt seems to be recommending that the Third Circuit close a loophole in confidentiality agreements.
September 29, 2023
The Supreme Court will hear two bankruptcy cases in the new term: nondebtor releases, and refunds for overpayment of U.S. Trustee fees.
September 28, 2023
The ‘police and regulatory’ exception to the automatic stay applies when the FTC is only seeking injunctive and equitable relief, the D.C. Circuit says.
September 27, 2023
The state law standards for creation of a contract governed enforceability of a term sheet signed after mediation.
September 26, 2023
Another judge holds that dealing with debt from a defunct business satisfies the eligibility requirement for Subchapter V.
September 22, 2023
Neither a sale ‘free and clear’ nor rejection of a union contract bars enforcement of NLRA successorship obligations, Delaware district judge rules in reversing the bankruptcy court.
September 21, 2023
The bankruptcy court in Delaware sided with four circuits by directing the U.S. Trustee to give refunds for overpayment of fees that were not uniform throughout the country.
September 19, 2023
The Fourth Circuit says that bankruptcy courts have broader jurisdiction than other federal courts and that some of their decisions are unreviewable by Article III courts.