Venue/Jurisdiction

Ninth Circuit BAP and a Brooklyn District Judge Agree on Removal to the Bankruptcy Court

Bankruptcy removal statute doesn’t permit moving a suit in district court to the bankruptcy court in another district.
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Trustees Don’t Need a Pecuniary Interest to Have Standing to Appeal, Fifth Circuit Says

Fee allowances aren’t made with the benefit of hindsight, the Fifth Circuit says.
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Circuits Split on Applying Derivative Jurisdiction to a Lack of Personal Jurisdiction

In a removed action, nationwide service under Bankruptcy Rule 7004 can give a district court personal jurisdiction, even though the state court would lack personal jurisdiction.
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Rule 54(b) Can’t Be Used to Certify an Interlocutory Appeal to the Circuit

Federal Rule 54(b) is not an alternative to 28 U.S.C. § 158(a)(3) and Bankruptcy Rule 8004 for certifying an interlocutory appeal.
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