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Important U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Clarifies Proper Pursuit of Debt in Bankruptcy Proceedings
  • Ulmer & Berne LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

Debt collectors scored a win on Monday when the United States Supreme Court ruled that pursuing stale debt is not a violation of the Fair Debt

From the Top: U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Case on Scope of Section 546(e)'s Safe Harbor
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • May 1 2017

On May 1, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Merit Management Group v. FTI Consulting, No. 16-784, on appeal from the U.S. Court of Appeals

Fourth Circuit Falls in Line with Second and Eighth Circuits Holding that Filing a Proof of Claim on a Time-Barred Debt Does Not Violate the FDCPA
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2016

In Dubois v. Atlas Acquisitions LLC, Case No. 15-1945 (4th Cir. Aug. 25, 2016), the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals held in a 2-1 decision that

From the Top in Brief - JulyAugust 2016
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • August 8 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court has handed down two rulings thus far in 2016 (October 2015 Term) involving issues of bankruptcy law. In the first, Husky Int’l

Are Those Taxes Owing On Your Late-Filed Tax Return Dischargeable? Maybe, But You Better Be In The Right Circuit
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Bryan Cave)
  • USA
  • July 25 2016

Individual debtors with old tax debts relating to late-filed tax returns may be surprised to find that those tax debts may not be dischargeable under

Supreme Court Construes “Actual Fraud” Broadly, Resolving Circuit Split
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2016

A decision from the United States Supreme Court penned by Justice Sonia Sotomayor adopted a broad reading of “actual fraud” in section 523(a)(2)(A)

SCOTUS Gives Creditors Greater Capacity to Allege Fraud in Bankruptcy Proceedings
  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2016

In a favorable ruling to creditors and bankruptcy trustees, SCOTUS issued its ruling yesterday in Husky Int'l Elecs., Inc. v. Ritz (In re Ritz)

Supreme Court holds that bankruptcy courts can adjudicate Stern claims
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2015

In a 6-3 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court held that bankruptcy courts have the authority to adjudicate Stern claims so long as the litigant parties

Supreme Court holds bankruptcy court’s denial of confirmation of proposed plan not final, appealable order
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

In an opinion issued today, the Supreme Court held that debtors do not have the right to immediately appeal a bankruptcy court's decision denying

Changes to “flexible finality”? Civic partners and the Supreme Court oral argument in bullard
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2015

On March 3, 2015, the Eighth Circuit issued an opinion holdingconsistent with past Eighth Circuit precedentthat an order denying plan