June 6, 2022
After almost three years in chapter 11 without a consensual plan, Bankruptcy Judge Warren is allowing sexual abuse claimants to sue nondebtor parishes and schools.
June 6, 2022
The Supreme Court’s unanimous opinion avoids saying whether the dual system of U.S. Trustees and Bankruptcy Administrators is itself unconstitutional.
June 3, 2022
Absent an ‘actual conflict,’ disqualification is not automatic, the Third Circuit says.
June 2, 2022
Local rules require lawyers to prepare and fill all required chapter 7 papers regardless of whether the debtor pays the fee or agrees to pay the fee.
June 1, 2022
If there are mutual claims, the Ninth Circuit BAP gives the court discretion not to evaluate a settlement as a sale.
May 31, 2022
Cutting back on knee-jerk invocation of arbitration, the Supreme Court says that agreements to arbitrate are no more enforceable than ordinary contracts.
May 27, 2022
In a case headed for the Tenth Circuit, upholding the dignity of the court overcame the automatic stay.
May 26, 2022
The circuits are split on whether a creditors’ committee may intervene as of right in adversary proceedings under Section 1109(b).
May 25, 2022
Even if a dischargeability suit is based on a contract, the winner is not entitled to fee-shifting if the court rules on noncontract issues.
May 24, 2022
Dissenter implies that the First Circuit should sit en banc and rule that the Oversight Board’s sovereign immunity was not waived