A Bankruptcy Petition Automatically Stays the Filing of an Appeal or a Cross Appeal

When the debtor files bankruptcy before the time has elapsed for a creditor to file a cross appeal, the cross appeal is deemed timely when filed within 30 days after the stay terminated, the Tenth Circuit held.

Supreme Court: The Bankruptcy Code Waived Tribes’ Sovereign Immunity

The Supreme Court resolved a split of circuits in an opinion that could give support to the notion that arbitration agreements are not enforceable in bankruptcy.