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Third Circuit Addresses the Due Process Rights of Asbestos Claimants

USA - February 21 2020 When there are large numbers of substantial individual tort claims against a debtor, potentially involving claimants unknowable to the debtor who...

Jonah Wacholder.

Bankruptcy Appellate Practice: The Entry of Bankruptcy Court Orders and the 14-Day Period to Appeal

USA - February 4 2020 An appeal from a bankruptcy court’s final judgment must be filed within 14 days of when an appealable order is entered on the docket. Parties should...

Supreme Court Resolves the Appealability of Orders Denying Relief from the Automatic Stay

USA - January 24 2020 When a debtor files for bankruptcy, the Bankruptcy Code provides for an automatic stay of almost all proceedings to recover property from the debtor...

Jonah Wacholder.

Bankruptcy Courts Don’t Need to Hold an Evidentiary Hearing in Order to Appoint a Chapter 11 Trustee

USA - January 2 2020 The U.S. Bankruptcy Code allows debtors to stay in control of their businesses in chapter 11. But the Code also empowers bankruptcy judges to replace...

Federal Appeals Court Rules on Requirements for Involuntary Bankruptcy

USA - December 26 2019 Section 303 of the Bankruptcy Code allows creditors to initiate an involuntary bankruptcy case against a debtor. The petition initiating the case...

Jonah Wacholder.