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  • Bankruptcy reform
  • Bankruptcy statistics
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  • Cramdown
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  • Debt collection
  • Deepening insolvency
  • Derivatives
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  • Dismissal or conversion
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  • Emergences
  • Equitable subordination
  • Exceptions to discharge
  • Executory contracts and unexpired leases
  • Exemptions
  • Exit financing
  • Foreign proceedings
  • Fraudulent transfers
  • Homestead exemption
  • In pari delicto
  • Municipality
  • Payday loans
  • Plan confirmations
  • Preferences
  • Rejection of collective bargaining agreements
  • Student loans
  • Subprime lending
  • Valuation

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Building Company VP Willfully Blind to Unpaid Subcontractors
July 10
Chassix Gets Court Approval of Chapter 11 Plan
July 10
BPZ Resources Can Sell Assets for $8.5M
July 10
Views on Handling Personal Data in Bankruptcy From Scott Vernick of Fox Rothschild LLP
July 10
Freedom Gets OK to Settle with Environmental Regulators
July 10
True Home Value Files Chapter 11 in Kentucky
July 10
Big Banks Even Bigger After Dodd-Frank: Brainard
July 10
CFPB Calls For Safeguards in Payment System Changes
July 10
Financial Firms Need ‘Nuclear Arsenal' to Protect Market
July 9
Law Firm Morris Schneider Wittstadt Files Ch. 11
July 9
Bankruptcy Petition Preparer Hit With Sanctions
July 9
Lawndale Group's BVI Liquidation Gets U.S. Recognition
July 9
Midsize Bank Challenges $50 Billion SIFI Threshold
July 9
JPMorgan to Pay $166M Over Debt-Collection Abuses
July 9
House Panel Chairman Seeks to Revive Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Bill
July 8
‘Substantially Consummated' Plan Can Be Unwound
July 8
The Toolbox: Wellness International Network, Ltd., et al, v. Sharif
July 8
Wrongly Evicted Pastor Gets $50K for Wife's Assault
July 8
Senate Bill Would Bolster Miner Pensions, Protect Benefits After Employer Bankruptcy
July 8
Howrey Estate Gets $467,385 in Settlements With Former Partners
July 8
Student Loan Service for Members Of Military Is Poor, CFPB Says
July 8
Puerto Rico Loses Bid for Restructuring Law in First Circuit as Crisis Mounts
July 7
Sixth Circuit Overrules Its Own Precedent Under Supreme Court's Law v. Siegel
July 7
Gas Station Operator Gas-Mart USA Files for Chapter 11 to Halt Foreclosure
July 7
‘Bad Faith' Superfund Action Reopened After Fireman's Fund Wins Challenge
July 7
Biggest Banks Would Sell Brokerage Units In Bankruptcy Under Latest Living Wills
July 7
U.S. Banks Keep Thousands of Units After Regulators Push to Simplify Them
July 7
Sanctions Imposed as ‘Wake Up Call' Didn't Violate Attorney's Due Process Rights
July 6
New York Court Says Foreclosing Creditors Have Standing Even if Note Was Discharged
July 6
Corinthian Asks for Speedy Exit From Chapter 11 in Late August
July 6
Circuit Judges Quickly Split Over Barring Discharge for Fraud
July 6
IRS Is Bulletproof When Sued for Receipt Of Preferences, Money Was Held in Trust
July 2
Trustee Can't Challenge Secured Claim After She Supported Plan Confirmation
July 2
2nd Cir. Considers Withdrawal Liability in Bankruptcy
July 2
Bank Vendors Agree to Pay CFPB $9.9M For Allegedly Unfairly Charging Consumers
July 2
Bank of America Didn't Have Answers Court Wanted About Mortgage Procedures
July 1
Puerto Rico Adviser and Former Bankruptcy Judge Says Out-Of-Court Deal Infeasible
July 1
Government Seeks Trustee for Hollywood Hills Rehabilitation After Successful Auction
July 1
Coal Producer JW Resources Files Bankruptcy in Kentucky Amid Demand Drop
July 1
Home Health-Care Provider Nurses Registry Files Ch. 11 to Free Frozen Reimbursement
July 1
Pew Report Presses on CFPB Prepaid Rule; Survey Finds ‘Unbanked' Open to Risk
July 1
JPMorgan, N.Y. Agree on Help for ‘Unbanked;' Bank to Expand Checking Account Access
July 1
New York City Attorneys Lose Round In Battle Over Debt Collection Licensing
July 1
Puerto Rico Crisis Spurs U.S. Congress To Advance Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Bill
June 30
MF Global Investors Get Final Approval Of $75M in Settlements With Underwriters
June 30
Bankruptcy Can Be an Ineffective Cure For Canceled Medicare Provider Agreement
June 30
J&B Partners, Operator of Friendly's Restaurants, Gets OK on Chapter 11 Plan
June 30
Caribbean Resort Project Baha Mar Files For Bankruptcy Blaming Contractor Delays
June 30
Wyly, Unsecured Creditors Object to IRS Request to Adopt Securities Case Judgment
June 30
Russia Amends Bankruptcy Legislation; Provides for Transfer to Arbitration Courts
June 30
Debtor's Lies, Omissions About Financial Affairs Sink Hopes of Chapter 7 Discharge
June 26
CFPB Rolls Out Consumer Narratives On Complaint Database Amid Bank Protest
June 26
Investigation Into Bankruptcy Dismissal Would Be ‘Enormous Burden' on Experian
June 25
Madoff Trustee's $35 Million Merkin Feeder Funds Settlement Gets Approval
June 25
Revel Casino's New Owner Must Let Tenants Restart Operations, N.J. Court Says
June 25
Cupcake Store Crumbs Chapter 11 Converted to Liquidation in Chapter 7
June 25
Molycorp Files for Bankruptcy With Over $2B in Debt After Rare-Earth Prices Plunge
June 25
Advertising Technology Company Local Corp. Files for Bankruptcy in California
June 25
U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Weigh Officer and Director Third-Party Releases
June 25
Defrauded Peregrine Customers Get $44.5 Million From U.S. Bank
June 25
Fischer: Disclosure Improves Stress Tests But Also Has Potential Negative Effect
June 25
OFR Assesses Risks to Financial Stability As Moderate, Warns Against Complacency
June 25
Fannie, Freddie Win Foreclosure Shield As Judge Says HERA Trumps Nevada Law
June 25
Creditors Can Get to Georgia Man's Annuity in Bankruptcy, 11th Cir. Holds
June 24
U.S. Says Bankruptcy Court Lacks Power To Bar Collecting Corinthian Student Loans
June 24
RadioShack – Bankruptcy Court Implicitly Recognizes Enforceability of Agreement Among Lenders But Limits Coverage of First Out Contingent Indemnification Claims
June 24
PBGC Partition Rules Give Clear Guidance, Will Help Preserve Plans, Commenters Say
June 24
Interest-Only Mortgages Are Coming Back, But With Safety in Mind
June 24
Lehman Case Making Law Regarding Constitutional Powers of Bankruptcy Courts
June 23
Supreme Court Vacates Judgment in Three More Cases After Caulkett Ruling
June 23
Home Furniture Retailer Anna's Linens Begins Store-Closing Sales at All Locations
June 23
Karmaloop's Unsecured Creditor Settlement Gets Court Approval Following Comvest Sale
June 23
Congressional Fix or Judicial Eclipse: Did Congress Overstep Its Bounds?
June 23
Two Alabama District Judges Take FDCPA Suits Out of Bankruptcy Court
June 23
Attorneys' Fees in Child Custody Case Can Be Wiped Out in Mother's Bankruptcy
June 22
Madoff Trustee's Supreme Court Rebuff May Cut Victim Recoveries
June 22
Latin American Mobile Phone Provider NII Gets Plan Confirmation in New York
June 22
Taylor Corp. Buying Standard Register For $306.7 Million After Creditors Settle
June 22
Midway Gold, Operator of Pan Gold Mine, Files for Bankruptcy in Colorado
June 22
Credit-Card Loans Seen Outpacing Home Equity by Most in 25 Years
June 22
Lying to Bankruptcy Court About Alimony Payments Justifies Attorney's Suspension
June 19
Madoff Trustee Irving Picard Reaches $140M Accord With Offshore Plaza Fund
June 19
Family Christian Judge Calls Off Asset Sale Due to Auction Mistakes
June 19
Oil and Gas Company Saratoga Resources Returns to Chapter 11 After Five Years
June 19
Kidswear Retailer Ezrani 2 Corp. Files to Liquidate Assets in Bankruptcy
June 19
House Bill Seeks More Study on Arbitration Before CFPB Issues Rule on Clauses
June 19
CFPB Report on Private Student Loans Urges Fixes to Co-Signer Release Process
June 19
Dismissed Debt Collection Class Suit Revived; CAFA's Local Controversy Exception Applies
June 19
Supreme Court's Ruling on Attorneys' Fees ‘Problematic,' Speakers Say; Urge Code ‘Fix'
June 18
Disabled Woman Stuck With Student Loans; Should've Entertained Repayment Options
June 18
Kentucky's American Founders Bank to Be Sold Through Chapter 11 to Existing Owners
June 18
Two States Contend Their GM Switch Suits Were Improperly Halted by Bankruptcy Court
June 18
MetLife Asks for Summary Judgment In Suit Against ‘Systemically Important' Tag
June 18
OCC Limits Servicing Rights Purchases; JPMorgan, Wells Fargo Among Targets
June 18
CFPB Sues Ohio-Based Auto Lender, Alleges Illegal, Deceptive Debt Collection
June 18
Bankruptcy Courts Have ‘Inherent Power' To Issue Sanctions for Violation of Orders
June 17
Primera Energy Faces Conversion To Liquidation After Trustee Appointment
June 17
Eye on Bankruptcy: Recent Developments, Leading Bankruptcy Opinions for May 2015
June 17
Poker Pro Erick Lindgren Folds Again As Creditors Up the Ante, Files Bankruptcy
June 17
When Law Firms Go Bankrupt, ‘All for One And One for All' Isn't How You Divvy Up Fees
June 17
Suit on Undisclosed Discrimination Claim Survives to Aid ‘Truth-Seeking’
June 17
CFPB's Payday Lending Proposal May Jeopardize Lenders of Last Resort
June 17
Greenberg's Limited Win a Blow To Schwarzman's Dodd-Frank Fight
June 17
Expect Wider Use of BISG Proxy Analysis In Fair Lending Scrutiny, Lawyers Tell ABA
June 17
Dune Energy Committee Can Bring Claims Against Company Insiders on Estate's Behalf
June 16
Lender Genesis Merchant Partners Gets Court Approval to Buy Gourmet Express
June 16
Caesars Senior Lenders Sue Bankrupt Casino in Rebuke to Restructuring Plan
June 16
Home Furnishing Retailer Anna's Linens Files With Sale and Liquidation Prospects
June 16
Victory Healthcare System Manager Files Chapter 11 to Sell Texas Surgical Hospitals
June 16
Baker Botts Handed Loss by SCOTUS On Attorneys' Fee-Defense Litigation
June 15
Gunmaker Colt Files for Chapter 11 Seeking Quick Sale to Owner Sciens
June 15
Trustee Can't Pay Taxes Without First Notifying Creditors, Ninth Circuit Rules
June 15
Tenth Circuit Widens Split on Using Equity, Not State Law, to Recharacterize
June 15
Madoff Trustee Irving Picard Reaches $140 Million Accord With Offshore Plaza Fund
June 19
Radioshack Files Bankruptcy Plan After Asset Sale to Standard General
June 15
FHA Revises Policy on Reverse Mortgages, Gives Lenders Room to Let Survivors Remain
June 15
Bankruptcy Court's OK Not Needed For Unconstitutional Search, Seizure Claim
June 12
Solar Panel Maker's Board Members Lacked Information to Make Good Decisions
June 12
ERG Resources Chapter 11 Reorganization To Remain in Dallas, Transfer Motion Denied
June 12
Siga Technologies Creditors’ Committee Ducks Extinction, at Least for Now
June 12
Simply Fashion Permits Creditors’ Committee to Sue Insiders on Its Behalf
June 12
Eleventh Circuit Finds Defamation Suit Held Within Protection of Barton Doctrine
June 12
Bill to Change CFPB Governance Structure Draws Support, Criticism at House Hearing
June 12
Stivers: Republicans Will Use Appropriations To Propose Changes to Financial Regulations
June 12
Tribal Immunity From Bankruptcy Suits Bolstered by Recent Supreme Court Decision
June 11
Barry Diller-Backed Aereo Confirms Liquidating Chapter 11 Plan in New York
June 11
Drug-Maker Dendreon Consummates Plan Less Than Week After Confirmation
June 11
GM Ignition Cases See Bankruptcy Appeals, Protective Measures by Judge in MDL
June 11
Disgruntled Family Christian Bidder Wants Chapter 11 Trustee Appointed
June 11
CFPB Finalizes Rule on Nonbank Car Lending; Agency to Check for Dodd-Frank Compliance
June 11
Student-Loan ‘Cream-Skimming' Refinance Boom Could Cost U.S. Taxpayers Billions
June 11
Lehman Brothers Holdings Starts Process Of Distributing $4.3 Billion More to Creditors
June 10
Attorneys' Sticky Fingers Ultimately Worse Than Weed-Selling Clients' ‘Unclean Hands'
June 10
Fuel-Maker Kior Wins Court Approval Of Plan After Modifying Loan Agreement
June 10
Patriot Coal Retirees Seek Committee To Fight for Benefits in Second Bankruptcy
June 10
U.S. State of Mind: How Latin American and other Non-U.S. Entities May Use Chapter 11 to Restructure Quickly
June 10
Junior Mortgage Holder's Ingenious Strategy Fails to Prevent Stripping Second-Mortgage
June 10
Wells Fargo May Face Millions of Plaintiffs After Certification Order in Overdraft Case
June 10
Cases Related to Foreign Bankruptcies Can't be Kicked Back to State Courts
June 9
Bankrupt Law Firm Howrey Gets Nothing From Firms That Scooped Up Its Partners
June 9
Third Parties Can't Go Around Federal Law to Challenge Involuntary Bankruptcy
June 9
Barclays Wins Dewey Loan Case Against Michael Jackson Lawyer Londell McMillan
June 9
Corinthian Student Committee Asks Court To Halt Student Loan Collection Efforts
June 9
Supreme Court Vacates Judgment in Ten Bankruptcy Cases Following Caulkett Ruling
June 9
Boomerang Tube Oil-Field Drilling Supplier Files for Bankruptcy in Delaware
June 9
Lack of ‘Adequate Protection' for Creditors Won't Sink Debtor's Plan Absent Objection
June 8
RadioShack Lender Salus Capital Wants Chapter 11 Case Converted to Chapter 7
June 8
Health Diagnostic Laboratory Files For Bankruptcy After Whistle-Blower Case
June 8
Primera Energy Files for Bankruptcy And Faces Chapter 11 Trustee Appointment
June 8
Banks’ Billions in Overdraft Fees Seen Dodging Tough U.S. Rules
June 8
Judge Posner Says Trust Fund Debt Is Always Nondischargeable
June 5
Barclays Says Settlement With Lehman Brothers Remnants Will Boost Profit $750M
June 5
Retailer Alco Stores Gets Court Approval of Liquidation Plan in Dallas
June 5
Fifth Circuit Law Applied to Interpret Ninth Circuit Plan, Choice of Law Waived
June 5
IRS Granted Summary Judgment in Dispute Over Bankrupt Auto Company's Tax Liability
June 5
Ninth Circuit Holds That Trustee Can't Pay Taxes Without Notice First to Creditors
June 15
Failure to File Documents Causes Ch. 13 Dismissal
June 5
Senate Dems Seek Strong Payday Loan Rules; Letter to Cordray Urges Federal Action
June 5
CFPB Rejects Appeal by Mortgage Lender, Orders PHH Corp. to Pay $109 Million
June 5
California Lender to Pay $20 Million to Settle CFPB Claims of Unlawful Compensation
June 5
‘Huge Win' for Debtors in 8th Circuit; Tax Breaks Benefiting Families Exempt
June 4
Bank of America's Supreme Court Win Seen As Boosting Future Mortgage Lending
June 4
Ethics Opinion Gives Attorneys Go-Ahead To Take Ch. 7 Fees When Petition Filed
June 4
Death Bond Investors Risk Total Loss In Bankruptcy of Life Settlement Concern
June 4
Frederick's of Hollywood Being Sold To Authentic Brands Group for $22.5M
June 4
Adirondack Mountains Spring Water Bottler Nirvana Files in New York to Sell
June 4
Pros, Cons and Future of Asbestos Litigation Debated; Decades of Litigation to Come
June 4
House Bill Would Restrict Federal Reserve Emergency Lending Powers in Future Crisis
June 4
Illinois AG Reaches $1 Million Settlement With Distressed Properties Servicer
June 4
Confusion Abounds After Supreme Court Pardons Oft-Criticized Bankruptcy Decision
June 3
Bankruptcy Exemption Covering Swaps Not Available to U.S. Bank's Assignee
June 3
Hundreds of Madoff Trustee's Suits Survive Against Net Winners
June 3
Dendreon Corp. Confirms Ch. 11 Plan With Hope Certificate for Shareholders
June 3
Kitchenware Maker EveryWare Global Implements Prepackaged Chapter 11 Plan
June 3
The Toolbox: Representing Fiduciaries in Chapter 11
June 3
Midsize Banks Face Stress Test Disclosure; Federal Regulators Offer Details on Process
June 3
Yellen Urged to Steer Global Regulators From Too-Big-to-Fail Tag
June 3
‘Absurdity Is Evident' in Debtor Claiming That Liquidating Plan Isn't Really Liquidation
June 2
Caesars Ruling in Illinois Protects Lawyers’ Retainers in Big Bankruptcies
June 2
Saad Investments Files Chapter 15 In New York for U.S. Court Recognition
June 2
Proppant Maker Oxane Materials Files For Chapter 11 in Houston After Shutdown
June 2
IRS Argues Wylys Can't Relitigate Grantor Trust Determination in Bankruptcy Court
June 2
Seventh Circuit Rejects Debtor's Fraudulent Transfer Claims; Rules in Bank's Favor
May 20
Radioshack Gets Approval to Sell Name, And Customer Information for $26.2 Million
May 20
New England Compounding Authorized To Pay Out $200 Million, Plan Confirmed
May 20
Duer Wagner Oil & Gas in Chapter 11 In Fort Worth Without Deal With Lender
May 20
El Paso Children's Hospital Files to Compel Mediation with University Medical Center
May 20
Democrats Offer Alternative to Shelby Bill; Plan Focuses on Relief for Community Banks
May 20
PayPal to Pay $25 Million in CFPB Action; Online Company Accused of Illegal Signups
May 20
Lawsky Calls For Legislation to Remedy New York's ‘Broken' Foreclosure Process
May 20
Judge Should Have Checked HUD Handbook In Housing Case, Massachusetts Court Says
May 20
Farmer Entitled to Crop Proceeds But Owes Fair Market Rent for Avoided Lease
May 19
Frozen Appetizer Maker Golden County Files for Chapter 11 to Sell Business
May 19
Eye on Bankruptcy: Leading Bankruptcy Opinions for April 2015
May 19
FTC Asks RadioShack Bankruptcy Court To Protect Consumers’ Personal Information
May 19
Lonestar Geophysical Files Chapter 11 In Oklahoma City After Revenue Slump
May 19
Motion for Referral to Bankruptcy Court Denied
May 19
Democrats Said to Plan Alternative Measure To Shelby's Dodd-Frank Overhaul Bill
May 19
Banks, Mortgage Services Agree to Maintain ‘Zombie' Properties Abandoned by Owners
May 19
Justices Unanimously Protect Debtors' ‘Fresh Start' After Chapter 7 Conversion
May 18
American Medical Technologies Obtains Approval of Chapter 11 Reorganization Plan
May 18
Oilfield Service Provider Frac Specialists Files Chapter 11 in Fort Worth, Texas
May 18
Mortgage Servicer Didn't Willfully Fail To Report Debtor's Post-Discharge Payments
May 18
Ninth Circuit Lets Blixseth Molder In Jail for Civil Contempt
May 18
2d Cir. Explains ‘Fair and Equitable’ Criteria
May 18
Sen. Shelby Pitches Bank Regulatory Relief; Dems Stand Firm in Defense of Dodd-Frank
May 18
FSOC to Gain Amici Support From Nonprofit, Scholars in MetLife Suit
May 18
BofA Beats Los Angeles Claims Over Predatory Minority Loans
May 18
Consumer Bureau Launches Public Inquiry Into Student Loan Servicing Practices
May 18
Federal Judge Denies Class Certification In Loan Bias Suit Against Morgan Stanley
May 18
Bank's Secured Claim Disallowed By Seventh Circuit as Late-Filed
May 15
Nortel Claim Trading in Disarray Following Judges’ Novel Theory Distributing $7.3 Billion
May 15
Lehman Creditor Not Excused From Filing Timely Claim, No Constitutional Violation
May 15
Hipcricket Gets Approval of Plan Proposed Jointly With Buyer ESW Capital
May 15
Arbitration Not Mandated in Lawsuit Under Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
May 15
Lehman Sues Federal Home Loan Bank Over $150 Million Payout Terminated Swaps
May 15
GM Excused From Paying $450 Million To Delphi Retirees, Sixth Circuit Decides
May 15
Failure to Disclose Actions Does Not Bar Later Suit
May 15
Interlocutory Appeal to Transfer Venue Not Warranted, District Court Rules
May 14
Standard Register Receives Approval Of High-Level Bonuses Totalling $3.4 Million
May 14
West Virginia Judge Shoots Down New Freedom Industries Plan Before Hearing
May 14
RadioShack Name Goes To Standard General for $26.2 Million
May 14
Corinthian Colleges Student-Only Committee Appointed, Called a ‘Victory’
May 14
ProTom Files for Chapter 11 in Dallas To Sell Proton Therapy Device for Cancer
May 14
Dismissal on Creditor's Motion Is Harmless Error
May 14
Fed Bailouts, Goldman Commodities Business Targeted by Warren, Vitter
May 14
Shelby Bill Offers Relief to Mortgage Lenders; Boosts Safe Harbor Regardless of Bank Size
May 14
Judge's False Claims Act Ruling Heightens Risk for HUD Foreclosures
May 14
New Bill Would Protect Tuition Payments When Student's Parents File Bankruptcy
May 13
8th Cir. BAP Finds Creditor's Dischargeability Complaint Untimely; Case Dismissed
May 13
Nortel U.S. and Canadian Judges Ignore Corporate Records to Allocate $7.3 Billion
May 13
Court Can't Deny Homestead Exemption Under Law v. Siegel, Can Under Cal. Law
May 13
Trust Indenture Act of 1939: A Sleeping Statute Comes Back to Life
May 13
Colorado Women's Clothing Retailer Fresh Produce Sells for $7.1 Million to Blue Stripe
May 13
11th Cir.: Missing Lawyer's Signature Doesn't Require Dismissal Automatically
May 13
Shipping Company Daebo International Gets U.S. Recognition of Korean Bankruptcy
May 13
Shelby Offers Dodd-Frank Revamp With Tough Road to Enactment
May 13
U.S. Better Able to Withstand Failure Of Big Bank, FDIC Chairman Gruenberg Says
May 13
FSOC Defends Legitimacy of SIFI Tagging In Redacted Motion in MetLife Lawsuit
May 13
Corinthian Students Seek Committee To Protect Possible $25 Billion in Claims
May 12
Calpers’ Pension Hammer Forces Judge Into ‘Unfair’ Ruling Against Bondholders
May 12
Protom Files for Chapter 11 in Dallas To Sell Proton Therapy Device for Cancer
May 14
Chapter 7 Trustee's Settlement of Claim Affirmed
May 18
Patriot Coal Files for Second Bankruptcy In Three Years Amid Commodity Price Slump
May 12
Murray Holdings Files Chapter 15 To Enforce Isle of Man Restructuring
May 12
Yellow Cab Lawyers Challenged by Justice Department Because Fees Are Guaranteed
May 12
CFPB Sues Two Ohio Companies, Owner Over Deceptive Fees in Biweekly Program
May 12
San Bernardino Firefighters Lose Appeal on Rejected Union Agreement
May 11
Lehman Scores Victory in Test Case Against Mortgage Originator Hometrust
May 11
Lenox Beats Lifetime, Gets Tableware Designer Reed & Barton for $22.2 Million
May 11
Colorado's American Eagle Energy Seeks Bankruptcy Protection After Oil Price Drop
May 11
Dismissal Didn't Re-Vest Ownership Of Mortgage Lawsuit in Former Bankrupt
May 11
Ex-New Stream Execs Get Prison Terms for Fraud Scheme
May 11
FSOC Asks Court to Drop MetLife Suit; Motion Is Sealed to Shield Business Info
May 11
Court Didn't Abuse Discretion in Approving Settlement Involving Ponzi Scheme
May 8
Divided Ninth Circuit Court Finds Loophole Protecting Insider From Preference
May 8
MF Global Parent Unsecured Creditors Receive Third Distribution This Month
May 8
Broadcasters Get Permanent Injunction Against Aereo Barring Streaming Service
May 8
Tomato and Citrus Farmer Grainger Files as Price Drop Threatens Harvest
May 8
Study Says Dodd-Frank High Economic Toll, Response Challenges Claims Are Exaggerated
May 8
Vitter, Warren Team on Fed Legislation; Bill Calls for Vote on Enforcement Actions
May 8
Fannie Mae to Pay U.S. $1.8B After Posting First-Quarter Profit
May 8
Castlelake Buys Oil and Gas Company Marion Energy in Exchange for Secured Debt
May 7
Supplier Priority Claims Reduced In Ruling by Delaware's Judge Carey
May 7
Creditor Not Foreclosed From Pursuing Nondischargeable Student Loan Debts
May 7
Consumers Win Latest Round in Fight Between FDCPA and Bankruptcy Code
May 7
Sanders Reintroduces Bank Breakup Bill; Community Lenders Oppose TBTF Banks
May 7
New Report Highlights Threats to Retirees And PBGC From Big Business Bankruptcies
May 6
Life Partners Creditors Accuse Ex-CEO of Dodging Subpoena
May 6
GM's Bankruptcy Judge Wants No Letters Written Behind His Back
May 6
The Toolbox: Enhancing the Estate: Avoidance Powers
May 6
No Standing for Attorney to Challenge CFPB Over Action Against Paralegal Contractor
May 6
Annulment of Automatic Stay Upheld
May 6
CFPB Says 1 in 10 Lack Credit History; Report Underscores Challenge to Banks
May 6
Freddie Mac Will Pay U.S. Treasury $746 Million on First-Quarter Profit
May 6
Raises for Fannie, Freddie CEOs Draw Attacks From White House
May 6
Wells Fargo Accused by Los Angeles Of Running ‘Fee-Generating Machine’
May 6
Creditors Wish Is Granted: American Spectrum Trustee Ousted After Brief Stint
May 5
Momentive Performance Ruling Makes New York Safe for Future Chapter 11s
May 5
Escrow Funds and Insurance Proceeds Are Incidental Property, Claim Can't Be Split
May 5
BAP 8th Cir. Finds Creditor's Dischargeability Complaint Untimely; Case Dismissed
May 13
Magnetation Files for Bankruptcy, Is Latest Casualty of Global Iron Slump
May 5
High Court Says Ch. 13 Plan Confirmation Denial Is Like Buying and Selling a Car
May 4
Corinthian Colleges Files for Bankruptcy, Caps Biggest U.S. Education Meltdown
May 4
Lehman Brokerage Trustee Loses $4 Billion Appeal to the Supreme Court
May 4
Intent to Defraud Creditors Judged By Objective Compliance with State Law
May 4
Trustee's Transfer of $400K Into Separate Account for Spendthrift Trust Isn't Avoidable
May 4
Allen Systems Group Consummates Plan, Second-Lien Swaps for Ownership
May 4
Bankruptcy Code Not Applicable in Receivership
May 4
AIG Weighs Too-Big-to-Fail Off-Ramp Taken by GE, Chief Says
May 4
Wall Street's Latest Craze Meets Small Short in Derivatives
May 4
Court Halts Mortgage Relief Outfit Posing as ‘Nonprofit' With Government Ties
May 4
Senators Introduce Another Bill Seeking To Protect Employees, Retirees in Bankruptcy
May 1
Investor in Abusive Tax Shelter Shown No Sympathy on Appeal
May 1
American Spectrum Creditors Want Removal Of Trustee They Sought Following Settlement
May 1
Telecomm NII Holdings Completes Sale Of Nextel Mexico to AT&T for $1.88 Billion
May 1
Battery Maker Exide Technologies Exits Bankruptcy After Almost Two Years
May 1
California Oil and Gas Producer ERG Resources Files Chapter 11 in Dallas
May 1
Environmental Testing Lab Spectrum Analytical in Chapter 11 to Get Control
May 1
Lien Recorded Before Date Allowed by Law Is Invalid
May 1
Prudential CFO Tells Senate Panel FSOC ‘Obligated' to Show Way Out of SIFI Label
May 1
Stress Test Shows Fannie-Freddie Would Need Bailout in Downturn
May 1
High Court Sends Amendments to Federal To Fed. R. Bankr. P. 1007 to Congress
April 30
Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Bill Chances Fading, According to MMA Research Analyst
April 30
Aralco's Brazilian Reorganization Plan Recognized by New York Bankruptcy Court
April 30
National Distributor Gulf Packaging Files For Bankruptcy in Chicago for Wind-Down
April 30
Palatine, Illinois Bank to Be Sold Through Chapter 11 Reorganization Plan
April 30
Bankrupt Florida Homeowners Get $4,000 Boost from Atlanta Appeals Court
April 30
Proof of Claim Does Not Violate FDCPA
April 30
Trustee's Failure to Follow Adjournment Rules Of Creditors' Meeting Results in Discharge
April 29
Ponzi Scheme Lenders Lack Standing To Appeal Substantive Consolidation Order
April 29
Eye on Bankruptcy: Leading Bankruptcy Opinions From January to March 2015
April 29
Capitalizing on the Distressed Oil & Gas Industry
April 29
Caesars Committee Formed to Comment On Professionals’ Fees and Assist Judge
April 29
Chassix Creditors Who Reject Plan Won't Be Trapped by Releases, Can Opt In
April 29
Warren Said to Be Joining Vitter In Seeking to Curb Fed Crisis Lending
April 29
Regions to Pay $7.5 Million To Settle CFPB Overdraft Claims
April 29
Radioshack Customer-Data and Intellectual Property Sale Proceeds, With Court Scrutiny
April 28
Magnetation Filed for Bankruptcy, Is Latest Casualty of Global Iron Slump
May 5
High Court Sends Amendments to Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure to Congress
April 30
REAL VEBA Bankruptcies Dismissed; Court Forbids Future Filings Without Leave
April 28
PTC Seamless Tube Files for Chapter 11 To Fund Idled Kentucky Construction Project
April 28
Property of Debtor's Dead Parents Properly Included in Bankruptcy Estate
April 28
9th Cir. BAP: Discharge Revocation Deadline Is Jurisdictional, Unlike Objection Deadline
April 28
Chapter 13 Can't Force Lender to Take Title to a Condominium Through Plan
April 28
Even Delinquent Borrowers Are Covered By ECOA 30-Day Deadline, Judge Says
April 28
Fifth Circuit Judge Warns That Majority Opinion May Undermine Credit Bidding Right
April 27
7th Cir. Takes Practical Approach on Child Support Payments Under Chapter 13 Plan
April 27
Bankruptcy Filings for 12-Month Period Ending March 31, 2015, Down 12 Percent
April 27
West Virginia's Fairmont General Hospital Wins Confirmation of Liquidating Plan
April 27
GM Customers Say They Will Add Plaintiffs, Allegations to Car-Value Suits
April 27
Harvey Miller, Lehman Lawyer in Bankruptcy Case, Dies at 82 of Lou Gehrig's Disease
April 27
HUD to Delay Foreclosures In Loan Sales to Aid Homeowners
April 27
Bank of America Challenges Judge's $1.3 Billion Penalty Over Countrywide
April 27
FTC, With N.Y. AG Schneiderman, CFPB, Plans Kickoff of ‘Debt Collection Dialogues’
April 27
5th Cir. Uses ‘Accrual Approach'; Settlement Proceeds Belong to Chapter 11 Estate
April 24
New York District Judge Gives Barclays $1.3 Billion More From Lehman Brokerage
April 24
U.S. Coal Will Be Liquidated in Ch. 7 Following Asset Sales and Conversion
April 24
Loan Servicer Held in Contempt for Not Negotiating in Good Faith, Sanctions Imposed
April 24
Retailer Simply Fashion Has May 5th Auction Scheduled to Test Liquidation Bid
April 24
Bipartisan House Bill Would Limit SIPC Clawbacks From Innocent Investors
April 24
National Bank Must Face Some Indiana Class Claims on Overdrafts
April 24
N.Y., Fearing Subprime Auto Loan Crisis, Asked to Give State Regulator Jurisdiction
April 24
Saladworks CEO Shielded From Defending Lawsuits During the Chain's Bankruptcy
April 23