Judge Glenn in Manhattan straightens up some of the mess created when GM didn’t disclose ignition switch defects before confirmation.
Venue in the bankruptcy court is ok for suits brought under a liquidating plan.
Multiple ethical violations may occur with the use of so-called appearance counsel in consumer bankruptcies.
The Supreme Court’s BFP opinion on mortgage foreclosures held not applicable to tax foreclosures in New York.
Assuming service was properly effected, Judge Martin Glenn views Wellness International as permitting bankruptcy courts to enter final default judgments in all adversary proceedings.
Firm allowed to drop a creditor-client and represent the debtor in chapter 11.
New York bankruptcy judge approves retention of a crisis manger under Section 363(b) who might be disqualified under Section 327(a).
Arbitration agreement doesn’t preclude discovery in chapter 15, district judge rules.
Section 502(b)(4) shields debtors from overreaching lawyers in a new context.
Courts split on the dischargeability of debts incurred in the course of divorce or separation.