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Fifth Circuit Adheres to ‘Person Aggrieved’ for Appellate Standing in Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy courts can have subject matter jurisdiction to approve settlements between nondebtors.
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Fifth Circuit Reaffirms ‘Person Aggrieved’ as the Standard for Appellate Standing

The Fifth Circuit declined to follow the Ninth Circuit in questioning ‘person aggrieved’ as being inconsistent with recent Supreme Court authority.
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A Trustee Receives Statutory Commissions Unless the Amount Is ‘Offensive’

A trustee’s commissions can’t be based on a percentage of disbursements to the trustee’s own counsel, so says a New Jersey district judge.

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