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Not All Student Loans Are Created Equal - Some May Be Dischargeable in Bankruptcy

USA - August 6 2021 On July 15, 2021, in the Homaidan opinion, the Second Circuit joined the Fifth and Tenth Circuits in deciding that certain student loans are…

Ronald Spinner

The Impact of the Bankruptcy Relief Act and Other Recent Bankruptcy Code Changes

USA - April 2 2021 Bankruptcy law has seen many changes in 2020 and 2021. Some of these were enacted in response to COVID, but many other changes were included in the…

Steven A. Roach, Ronald Spinner

Eleventh Circuit Joins Fifth in Holding that the SBA May Deny Paycheck Protection Program Loans to Debtors in Bankruptcy

USA - December 23 2020 In June of 2020, Miller Canfield reported that the Fifth Circuit held that a Texas bankruptcy court had exceeded its authority when it ordered the…

Steven A. Roach, Ronald Spinner

To Reclaim or Not to Reclaim, That Is the Question

USA - August 28 2020 People Services Industries With many bankruptcy cases looming on the horizon as a result of the pandemic and the measures taken to contain it…

Megan R. I. Baxter-Labut, Ronald Spinner

Bankruptcy Rulings: Debtors Do Not Have to Be Currently Engaged in Business and Commercial Activities to Qualify for SBRA Relief

USA - July 28 2020 The recently enacted Small Business Reorganization Act ("SBRA") is available to help "small business debtors" with debts of no more than $2,725,625…

Megan R. I. Baxter-Labut, Ronald Spinner