Ethics

Lender Was Lucky to Recover Anything on an Unauthorized $5.2 Million Loan

The bankruptcy court was accorded wide discretion in deciding how to treat a $5.2 million loan that was neither disclosed to nor approved by the bankruptcy court.

Bifurcated Fee Arrangements Barred in Western District of Kentucky

Curiously, bifurcated fee arrangements are sometimes permitted in the Eastern District of Kentucky.

Over-the-Top Allegations of Stay Violation Bring $10,000 Sanction for Violating Rule 11

Counsel sanctioned $10,000 for making allegations about an intentional or malicious stay violation without having performed an investigation to justify the claims.

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