August 26, 2022
The Tenth Circuit dealt with the thorny question of which expenses paid by a Ponzi-schemer are fraudulent transfers.
August 25, 2022
A local government removed a lawsuit to bankruptcy court, but the bankruptcy judge turned around and slam-dunked the government for violating the plaintiff’s Fourteenth Amendment rights.
August 24, 2022
Adhering to the categorial prohibition of nondebtor third-party releases, the Fifth Circuit now allows a workaround to protect principal participants in chapter 11 cases.
August 23, 2022
Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane in New York barred a chapter 11 claims agent from selling the claims docket to a claims trader in return for a share of the fees earned by the trader.
August 22, 2022
In fee allowances, considering ‘results obtained’ survived the 1994 amendments to Section 330(a).
August 19, 2022
The Fifth Circuit said in dicta that courts might apply the ‘functional approach’ rather than the Countryman test in deciding whether a triangular contract is executory.
August 18, 2022
The Tenth Circuit is the first appeals court to rule on remedy after the Supreme Court said that the 2018 increase in U.S. Trustee fees was unconstitutional.
August 17, 2022
An appeal to the Third Circuit may tell us whether a ‘notwithstanding any other provision’ clause really means what it says.
August 16, 2022
The Seventh Circuit doesn’t accept a debtor’s asset schedules as gospel in deciding whether there is appellate standing.