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Avoidance Actions Are Estate Property that May Be Sold, the Fifth Circuit Says

The Fifth Circuit answered one of the two questions being posed at this year’s Duberstein Moot Court Competition.
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Supreme Court Seems Dubious About Purdue’s Nonconsensual, Nondebtor Releases

At oral argument, the justices were focused on whether the word “appropriate” in Section 1123(b)(6) allows chapter 11 plans to include nonconsensual, nondebtor third-party releases.

Georgia Judge Approves a Chapter 11 Plan with Nonconsensual, Nondebtor Releases

Although the Supreme Court will soon rule on the permissibility of nonconsensual releases, Bankruptcy Judge Sigler approved a plan with nondebtor releases under existing Eleventh Circuit precedent.

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