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U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Case Of Debtor's Alleged Defalcation
Posted on 18 Mar 2013 by James Cordrey

WASHINGTON, D.C.- (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on March 18 heard oral arguments in a case involving a bank's claim that a debtor who had acted as trustee for his father's insurance trust acted recklessly and was guilty of defalcation... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Bankruptcy Judges' Power in 'Core' Proceedings
Posted on 24 Jun 2013 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on June 24 granted certiorari in a case dealing with the questions of whether Article III of the U.S. Constitution permits the exercise of the judicial power of the United States by bankruptcy courts... Read More

Professor Kenneth N. Klee Analyzes Supreme Court's Stern v. Marshall Ruling
Posted on 12 Jul 2011 by Kenneth Klee

In this Emerging Issues Analysis, Professor Kenneth N. Klee examines the Supreme Court's decision in Stern v. Marshall , 564 U.S. _____, 131 S. Ct. _____, 2011 U.S. LEXIS 4791 (2011), in which the Court struck down as unconstitutional 28 U.S.C. §... Read More

Parties Debate Rights To Bankruptcy Estate Assets Before Supreme Court
Posted on 30 Nov 2011 by James Cordrey

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 29 heard arguments over whether capital gains earned on the sale of a debtor couple's farm should be treated as administrative expenses within the bankruptcy estate or are proceeds... Read More

Greg Yates Joins Seyfarth Shaw’s Litigation Department
Posted on 23 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK — Seyfarth Shaw LLP , one of America’s leading full-service law firms , has announced that the Greg Yates has joined the firm’s New York office as a partner in the Bankruptcy Practice Group . Previously, Yates was a partner... Read More

16th Edition Of Collier On Bankruptcy Released
Posted on 25 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

The just-released first two volumes of Collier on Bankruptcy, 16th Edition include many of the features familiar to Collier subscribers in addition to customer-requested enhancements, such as deeper coverage of circuit splits, fuller circuit representation... Read More