Bankruptcy Litigation News & Updates

What rate of post-petition interest must a solvent debtor pay creditors whose claims are designated as unimpaired pursuant to Section 1124(1) of the Bankruptcy Code? [1]  The answer can
Continue Reading Court Shocks Solvent PG&E with Electric Opinion Requiring High-Powered Interest Rates to Creditors

Surviving a motion to dismiss does not necessarily mean that counsel drafting a pleading will survive a motion for sanctions under Rule 9011 if they have not conducted a “reasonable
Continue Reading Surviving Rule 12(b)(6) Motion Could Still Lead to Sanctions Under Bankruptcy Rule 9011

On February 19, 2020, the Small Business Reorganization Act (the “SBRA”) became effective and created a new subchapter V to chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.  As we have reported,
Continue Reading Subchapter V Eligibility: Congress Fixes CARES Act Provision That Excluded Affiliates of Issuers But Ignores Potential Eligibility for Foreign, Publicly Traded Companies and Affiliates

Congress passed the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (“SBRA”), otherwise known as “Subchapter V,” as a subchapter of chapter 11, to provide a streamlined and economically feasible reorganization option
Continue Reading CHAPTER 11 AS ALTERNATIVE TO CONVERSION OR DISMISSAL IN SUBCHAPTER V

Today, President Biden signed into law the Bankruptcy Threshold Adjustment and Technical Corrections Act, S. 3823, 117th Cong. (the “Act”), which, among other things, continues the temporary expansion of subchapter

Continue Reading President Biden Signs Bill Extending Temporary $7.5 Million Subchapter V Debt Limit Increase Into 2024

By: Zach Williams, Associate, Fox Rothschild LLP (Las Vegas, NV)

On April 5, 2022, the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (the “BAP”) published an opinion, Censo, LLC v. Newrez,
Continue Reading Is a Postpetition Non-bankruptcy Court Order a Violation of the Automatic Stay?: The Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Provides Clarity in Recent Holding

On March 14, 2022, Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) introduced proposed legislation that—if enacted—would make permanent the $7.5 million debt limit applicable to debtors under subchapter V of chapter 11 of
Continue Reading A Day Late and Nearly $5 Million Short?: Legislation Introduced to Make Permanent the $7.5 Million Subchapter V Debt Limit As Temporary Extensions Sunset

The United States Supreme Court held in BFP v. Resolution Trust, that properties sold at “force-sale” mortgage foreclosure sales properly conducted pursuant to a state’s foreclosure statute are presumed
Continue Reading Not all Forced-Sale Mortgage Foreclosures are Exempt from Avoidance as Fraudulent Transfers Under Section 548 – a Case Study Regarding Application of Supreme Court’s BFP Factors to State Tax Sale Statutes